Forest School Training

Forest School Leader Training where it belongs - In the Woods!

Greenbow Training believes there are no short cuts to learning how to be a top quality Forest School Leader.

We strive to build the belief and confidence of our trainees so that they can genuinely, and permanently, change the lives of the children in their care. This can only be achieved by developing a true understanding of innate child development. The experience of our training is unforgettable. Steeped in the atmosphere of a natural woodland environment. The sense of community, and friends you make during the training, also have longterm benefits.

We offer training both in the UK, in and around London, and abroad. We endeavor to travel to your location. Recently we have trained in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Brazil. Visit our Greenbow International page.

Presently Patrick Harrison and the Greenbow team are offering training for those wishing to become Forest School leaders (level 3) or assistants (level 2).

Patrick's book "Making Woodland Crafts" is available to order.

"Literacy in Forest School"

by Patrick Harrison


Downloadable book £15

Introducing a new book about teaching literacy, full of unusual and imaginative ideas. It is ideal for anyone interested in giving their children the highly charged and inspirational environment of the outdoors to enhance their learning experience.

Ground pictures, mud models, word tracks, letter tunnels, jumble poetry, woodland storytelling, and much much more.

If you are not a Forest School teacher, please do not be put off by the Forest School references. This is an ideal book for anyone wanting to explore using natural materials in an outside environment, the school grounds or private garden to enhance the learning experience.


"A wonderfully useful practical resource"
Cathy Oldfield, Loxwood Primary School

“We made letters from natural resources with an SEN group to improve speech and language skills . . . they never realised they were learning!”
Nicola Webzell, Primary School teacher

Click on image to see sample pages.

Available as PDF.   BUY HERE