Participating in forest schools: Safety

Challenge reference: 4290

Notional learning hours  10
Level WTE1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will develop knowledge of the safety rules prior to participating in forest schools including the use of personal protective equipment and identifying hazards and risks.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to state the rules of a forest school session.

  2. Be able to identify hazards and risks within a forest schools area.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Identify three rules of forest schools in order to stay safe during the session
    • Identify the personal protective equipment that can be used during a session
    • Identify three hazards and risks within a forest schools area using images, words and/or gestures