OCNLR Entry Level 3 Outdoor Craft Skills Using Natural Materials

The study programme will take place in a Forest School camp and will include several challenging activities with element of controlled risk taking which may include some of the following:

  • Personal and Interpersonal Skills
  • Health and Safety in a woodland Setting
  • Introduction to Wood Craft Skills
  • Den Building, Rope and Knot Work 
  • Introduction to Fire Safety Fire Lighting and Campfire Cooking
  • Introduction to Nature (trees and plants and animals) Conservation and the Environment
  • Introduction to Harvesting Natural Materials from the Woodland for uses in Craft Making Projects
  • Safe Use of Tools and Equipment in a woodland Setting
  • Developing Bush Craft Techniques to Produce a Craft item. 

OCNLR Level 1 Outdoor Craft Skills Using Natural Materials

The study programme for Level 1 will take place in a Forest School camp and will include several challenging activities with element of controlled risk taking which may include some of the following:

  • Health and Safety in a woodland Setting
  • Identify Different Craft Tools
  • Demonstrate the Safe use of Craft Tools to Carry out Craft Tasks
  • Introduction to Harvesting Natural Materials from the Woodland for uses in Craft Making Projects
  • Identify Natural Material required to carry out tasks
  • Introduction to Fire Safety Fire Lighting and Campfire Cooking
  • Introduction about Nature (trees and plants and animals) Conservation and the Environment
  • Planning and Design Techniques
  • Safe Use of Tools and Equipment in a woodland setting
  • Developing Bush Craft Techniques to Produce a Craft item
  • Introduction to Fire Safety Fire Lighting and Campfire Cooking

Our Facilities

Forest School Camp

TST has a Forest School camp which is designed and built by students and situated in woodland between the lake and the river Lyhner. The Forest school is often used as an informal teaching space, particularly for topics such as developing communication skills problem-solving team building and leadership skills.

Our Forest School is an alternative learning experience supporting the TST Outdoor Education Curriculum.

It is an on-going opportunity to learn and develop individual skills and confidence through different activities that are challenging, exciting, fun, with an element of controlled risk taking.