Welcome to Dorset Forest School.


About Dorset Forest School

Dorset Forest School is a community interest company (C.I.C) started by Jill Hooper and Maddy Irvine to provide forest school in Dorset. We are aided and abetted by Forest School leading lights Helen O’Hara, Ash Crocker, Helen Day, Claire Platten, ┬áJulia Quinn, Kathy Kelly, ┬áNicole Woods, Emily Gainsford, and Loretta Perrella.

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Nature Nurture

Nature Nurture is our funded projects branch. Our dream is all for all children and young people to benefit from nurturing nature of forest school activities. Click here to learn more about our lovely funders and the projects fertlised by their funds

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We can help

Forest school encourages holistic development, but most importantly support social interactions as activities are designed to build co-operation, communication and self-esteem.
Experience shows how forest school can especially nurture those children with additional needs.

Find out more about our SEN programmes

Sessions This Month

Events coming soon this month.

  • DFS Dorchester Greenwood Club
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm, 04/12/2018
  • DFS Thorncombe Playgroup
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 05/12/2018
  • Holton Lee Greenwood Club
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 07/12/2018
  • Holton Lee Greenwood Club
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 14/12/2018
  • Holton Lee Greenwood Club
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 21/12/2018
  • Holton Lee Greenwood Club
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 28/12/2018
  • DFS Holton Lee Playgroup
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm, 28/12/2018