North East Wales has a rich and diverse coastline with estuary and tidal beaches. It provides a unique setting to facilitate holistic learning through play and participant lead investigation. Coastal School is Plas Derw’s holistic combination of all coastal environments combined with Forest School unique pedagogy and is our new initiative which is complimented by and accredited training course.

Certificate in Leading Forest and Coastal School (Level 3)

This can be a stand-alone unit going towards the full qualification encompassing the 5 new Learning Outdoors units for those with no Forest School qualification.

Those with Forest School Level 3 can obtain the extended certificate with this unit and is for use in both the Forest and Coastal Settings.  The Coastal elements explore using the unique setting of our coastal regions to provide learning opportunities for your client group. It is an extension of the Forest School ethos applied to the coast


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Call for individual requirements.

Practical ideas for developing skills, activities, games and free play, fire use and cooking by the coast.
Child development in this environment, learning through play and reflective practice and evaluation.