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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£350 Non-Forest School Trained

£280 if you have completed your Forest School with us

Coastal School Resources

We have a selection of Coastal School resources  available for you to purchase. Many of the resources are available free on line but to save you from trawling the internet looking for ID sheets games and activities  we have gathered them up and sorted them into categories.   All resources are supplied as PDF’s and sent electronically so you can use them time and time again.

Please note: many of these resources are available online what you are purchasing is the time saving element.

Coastal ID Sheets:  £10,  including  fauna, rock pool, sea birds.

Coastal Games and Activities:  £25, over 20 games and activities

Coastal Session Plans:  £35 A 6 week coastal School Programme  available for KS1 or KS2


For more information call us on 01352 840 955 or email admin@plasderw.co.uk