Wild Thymes, Cornwall. Forest School in Mid-Cornwall
Wild Thymes Cornwall delivers year round Forest School for 6 – 11 yr olds near Falmouth / Penryn.
Adult courses and Mentoring for training Forest School Leaders.
Forest School uses natural environments, resources and opportunities to grow participants’ confidence, independence and creativity.
What should you expect a child to do at Forest School?
Freedom. Given space and time to discover what they enjoy and are interested in
Using tools. Learning new skills which allow them to challenge themselves
Natural resources. Recognise and appreciate nature, the environment and resources it provides
Repeating play and activities. Growing their understanding, skills and confidence so they can then help and teach others
Encountering risk. Becoming aware of risks so they aren’t afraid, learning to trust their own judgements to look after themselves and others
Playing. Alone or with others, developing their own morals, values and social skills
Founder of Wild Thymes Cornwall, Megan Adams is a qualified Forest School Leader, working in outdoor education since 2013.
Growing up on a small holding in Dorset she has always had a passion for wildlife, exploring and sustainable living.
Megan works with adults to primary school children through work with the National Trust, RSPB and with vulnerable teenagers. Specialising in traditional skills, foraging and nature awareness.
Wild Thymes Cornwall is a Social Enterprise. Profits are reinvested back into the organisation to train further Forest School Leaders and increase the number and availability of Wild Thymes sessions across Cornwall.