Council area: Belfast City Council
Forest School contact: Carmel Stanley
Main Forest School contact email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
School website address: http://stkieransprimary.weebly.com/
Year of Forest School accreditation:
Background: We are committed to nurturing the aims of Catholic Education so that we provide for our pupils:
- Effective education to achieve the highest standards of social, spiritual, academic, physical, emotional and cultural development.
-A positive pastoral care system within the school which will encourage self-confidence, self-respect and concern for others.
-The establishment of closer links with the home, the parish and the wider community.
The Forest School Programme was an ideal vehicle in which to help embed all these principles. We were fortunate to secure a Forest School Award in 2016/17 from Belfast City Council.
Forest School setting: For the training we used the Sally Gardens. A community facility just a short walk away from the school. The school also has an outdoor area that is very suited to Forest School practice.