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?
The session will start and end at the log circle. We will end with refreshments. The session will be a mix of storytelling, outdoor play and crafting with a different theme each week. The session starts at 10am ends at 11:30am.
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 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?
Nearest toilets to the Grow Mayow site are in the Browns and Green café. We have a hand washing station in the garden.
What will the snack be?
Each week at the end of the session we will have different fruit snack and biscuits. We will also be drinking hot chocolate or fruit squash depending on season. Please let me know in advance about any special dietary requirements or allergies.
What if a child has an accident?
A risk assessment is written for the sessions and Holly is a qualified paediatric and outdoor first aider. She also has public liability insurance and 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.