FAQ: July 2020
Who runs the sessions?
All sessions are run by a Forest School leaders who are fully insured, clean DBS and first aid trained.
Where are the sessions?
Grow Mayow Community Garden in Mayow Park
What if I have a medical condition or allergy?
All previous medical conditions and allergies must be declared before the session starts to the leader. The information is kept on file, for use only by Foxglove Forest School. Personal information is never shared.
Can I leave my children?
All parents are fully responsible for their children during the sessions. Adults must not leave their children unattended. Adult ratio is 1:1 all tool work is fully supervised by the Forest School leader and parent of child.
What can I expect from a parent and toddler session?
Updated due to Covid restrictions 07.20
The session will start at with a self guided explore of the garden, families are given a kit to explore the garden with and we end with a socially distanced story time.
What happens in wet weather?
Forest School is an outdoor activity so be prepared to be outside! We also have access to some indoor space if the weather, (currently every session will be outdoors) does turn but expect to be outdoors for the entire session. Activities will likely be messy and wet so please dress accordingly.
What shall I wear?
Please bring suitable wet weather clothing and footwear. Waterproof trousers are a good idea to help children enjoy getting muddy!
Where are the toilets? *currently closed due to Covid
Nearest toilets to the Grow Mayow site are in the Browns and Green café. We have multiple hand washing stations in in the garden.
What will the snack be?
Currently we will not be having a snack
What if a child/grown up has an accident?
A risk assessment is written for the session. You have ultimate responsibility for your family. However in an emergency situation we will call the emergency services. Foxglove Forest School has Public liability insurance and all our leaders have an up to date DBS certificate.
What if I am running late?
We will welcome late comers. However the session will start on time and no refund for lateness will be given.