Image showing Reception children in their playground
Image showing Reception children in their playground
Fynamore Primary School
Fynamore Primary School

Forest School

What is Forest School?

‘Forest School is an inspirational process that offers ALL learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees’.                                  Forest School Association


Forest School at Fynamore

At Fynamore Primary School, through our Forest School sessions, we hope to encourage independent, enthusiastic and creative learners who develop holistically through a well-planned and interesting child-centred approach.


Building on the four R’s in Building Learning Power: Resilience, Reflective, Reciprocity and Resourceful. We aim to promote the holistic development in all of those involved, fostering resilient, confident, independent and creative learners.


Forest School is a process of frequent and regular sessions and aims for children to visit in termly blocks of six to eight weeks each season. Planning, adaptation, observations and reviewing are all integral parts of the Forest School process.


It takes place in a natural environment which we are fortunate to have in development onsite at Fynamore. It will be managed by a qualified Forest School Practitioner; Theresa Seaber who is completing the Level 3 Award with the Forest School Association.


Each week children may be given a specific activity to do or may take part in a number of activities of their choosing. We use the National Curriculum to inspire our activities but many are led by the children’s interests and the needs of the class.

The Forest School Principles and other information can be located by clicking here:


If you want to read our Forest School Blog, with more photos, please click here.


Headteacher Vacancy

For more information please click here.

Latest Newsletter

For the latest Newsletter please click here.

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Latest News

House Cup Results

Friday, 25 May 2018: 

Weekly Cup Winners:




Recent Events in School

Including the Gold Tree Award and the Netball Tournament.

Click here for details and photos. 


Upcoming Events 

Fri 25 May: Break up for half term at 3.15/3.20pm

Mon 04 June: New term starts

w/c Mon 4 Jun: Extra Mile

Mon 11 Jun: Y5 Tank museum

Thu 21 Jun: Popcorn evening

Thu 28 Jun: Y3 Bristol Zoo

Tue 03 Jul: Y5 to JBS

Click here for more events

School telephone number:

01249 810090

School address:

School Road, Calne,

Wiltshire, SN11 9UG


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