Forest School Awards
The outreach programme for Learning Without Walls

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Forest School Award Application

NIFSA deliver a comprehensive 6-week Forest School Leader Level 3 training and assessment programme. It also includes a Forest School Starter Kit Bag and Official NIFSA Forest School plaque on completion.
If your organisation would like an opportunity to participate in the programme and you do not have funding then complete the Forest School Awards Application Form.
Local Councils, Government agencies, local businesses and others support organisations that want to become Forest Schools. Complete the Forest School Awards Application Form and NIFSA will actively seek funding to support your application.
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Section 1: Organisation Details
1.Name of Organisation
2.Address of School
4.Contact Name
5.Email Address
6.Phone Number
7.Local Council Area
Section 2: Proposed Forest School site and project
If you can undertake your Forest School training at a local Council Park you can be considered for Council funding if your Council area is funding the Forest School Awards. Check the logos in the footer of the Forest School Awards website to see if your Council is involved.
8.Proposed Forest School site
9.Name of Council Park or Other
10.How do you propose to travel to the site?
Please provide detail to include any financial considerations.
11.Proposed year group
12.Estimated number of pupils/children regularly attending
13.How would your school benefit from winning a Forest School Award? (100 words)
14.Will you encourage parents/other volunteers to take part? If yes, how will you do this? (100 words)
15.How do you propose promoting the Forest School
Programme within your school and community? (100 words)
16.How do you plan to continue the Forest School Programme in future years?
17.Have you previously received support from the Council to participate in a Forest School programme? PLEASE NAME
18.Are you prepared to pay the annual £100 membership charge? This helps us to continue training more Forest Schools and supporting existing Forest Schools.
You must complete all fields before you can submit this application.