Marsden Park Forest School

Part of Walton Lane Nursery School & Children's Centre




Enjoy healthy lifestyle activities with a sense of adventure and fun.

Learn conservation and ‘survival’ techniques

What experiences can you gain?



Time spent outdoors has a positive effect on children's health.


Research shows that by regularly taking part in Forest School activities, children of all abilities make better progress.



  • Improved physical and motor skills
  • Improved language and communication skills
  • Improved social skills, including team working

  • Improved knowledge and understanding of the environment
  • Increased self-confidence and self belief
  • Increased motivation and concentration
  • Increased use of the park as a learning environment
  • Learning linked to the curriculum
  • The freedom to explore using multiple senses

The Forest School sessions are available to nursery and Prirary schools, for 3-11 year olds and as a holiday club for up to 14 years.