Forest School Awards
The outreach programme for Learning Without Walls

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Cavehill Primary School Working towards qualification

Council area: Belfast City Council
Forest School contact: Graham Bennett
Main Forest School contact email address: gbennett905@cavehill.belfast.ni.sch.uk
School website address: http://www.cavehillps.co.uk/
Year of Forest School accreditation:
Volunteers wanted: Parents helped out during the Forest School training period. Very active Parent Teacher Association that are keen to help

Background: Rachael Peddar who sits on the Cavehill PS PTA was a very keen enthusiast for Forest Schools. Rachael had tried on numerous occasions to secure funding for the school to do the training. Rachael was successful when she secured funding from Belfast City Council for the Forest School Awards in 2017. NIFSA undertook training in Cavehill Country Park with Mr Bennett's P5 class.

Forest School setting: Cavehill Primary School nestles within the foot of the beautiful Cavehill Country Park. It is only a very short walk to get to fantastic areas of natural woodland in which to inspire and enthuse the school children. There are also extensive grounds within the school that can be used.


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