I first heard about forest school when I was training as a teacher and I’ve never looked back. In forest school I found my element, the thing that spoke to my soul. And after years of practicing, I can now share that passion and experience with you.

If you’ve got this far but and think that forest school might be for you but are still unsure what forest school is, have a read of this blog post that will tell you excatly what I think forest school is and give you an idea of what you’ll be learning during your forest school training.

With over 5 years' experience of delivering forest school training and almost a decade's worth of experience delivering forest school sessions to a range of people, I have created Go Wild's forest school training to give you the best start on your professional journey. And after a gruelling process I am a Forest School Association Registered Trainer (woohooo!) which is a quality assurance process that shows that my training is amongst the best there is. In the world!

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My 2019 course dates are:

Spring 2019: Part 1: 8th - 12th April. Part 2: 20th - 23rd August

Summer 2019: Part 1: 29th July - 2nd August. Part 2: Easter 2020

Autumn 2019: Part 1: 28th October - 1st November. Part 2: Whitsun 2020


Each year I run my award-winning Level 3 Forest School training courses during school holidays, divided into two parts. The first part consists of 5 days and covers all the theory and paperwork skills you will need, plus you begin to master your practical skills as well as playing lots of games and taking part in creative activities. The second part is your 'development days' where you will take part in as many practical activities and learn new skills such as birdsong, woodwork, outdoor cooking, woodland crafts as well as learning how to set up a forest school area and working on your portfolio.

All trainees receive 10% off other Go Wild courses and 20% off my first aid courses.

If you are at all concerned about returning to study, having to do a lot of writing, have any additional needs or physical considerations that you would like to discuss then please get in touch and start a conversation with me. I have many ways that you can submit work and I embrace technology wherever I can. I am happy to tailor the course to suit individual needs. If you'd like to read my Equality & Diversity policy, it is available here.

Jackie Roby Forest School Association

All courses cost £900 and are fully accredited by AIM Awards and is the Forest School Association endorsed qualification. To begin the booking process, you will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of £100 or you can pay in full. Please make sure you've read my Terms & Conditions then click on the button at the top of the page, choose the course and amount you want to pay and then add to your cart. If you wish to pay in installments, that's fine, just drop me an email so we can chat further. All fees must be paid before the start of your course.


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To see what my trainees get up to once they are qualified, have a look at my Directory or have a scroll through the testimonials below to see what some of my trainees say about the course (and me!).