Outdoor learning continues to play an essential role in early years education, and this new edition of a bestselling book explores how the Forest School approach can be easily and effectively incorporated into early years practice.
Expanding on aspects of Forest School teaching, and drawing on new developments and policy changes within the field, this new edition also includes:
- a new chapter on working with parents
- greater coverage of the 0-2 age range
- new case studies to aid learning
- coverage of international approaches to Forest School
Yet again Sara Knight delivers an inspirational text for all those working in or studying early years education and care.
Sara Knight is an experienced early years educator and Senior Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University. She is a trained Forest School practitioner and author of Forest Schools For All and Risk and Adventure in Early Years Outdoor Play (both published by SAGE).
Sara Knight is a teacher and Forest School leader. She contributes to the development Forest School in the UK, publishing academic papers and books on the subject, and is a keynote speaker at conferences worldwide. Since retiring as a University lecturer she continues to play in the woods and write about it. Sara Knight will be discussing key ideas from Forest School in Practice in the SAGE Early Years Masterclass, a free professional development experience hosted by Kathy Brodie. To sign up, or for more information, click here.
Contextualising Forest School What Makes a Forest School? Exercise, Fresh Air and Learning Working with Parents and Carers Seeing the Links Participating in Forest School Getting the Forest School Ethos into Settings Forest School with Other Groups and in Other Countries Outcomes from Forest School Participation - Some Research Appendix: Providers of Forest School Training Glossary References and Bibliography Index