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Woodland Visits


Teaching Trees offers fully funded woodland visits for schools and groups with children aged 3+. Led by our highly experienced and qualified Education Officers, our visits are curriculum linked and create knowledge and understanding through experience of the natural world. 

Our extensive programme has been revised for the 2019 - 2020 academic year to give schools more choice than ever before when visiting one of our partner woodlands. 

To book your visit:

1. Find our nearest forest to you.

2. Contact the Education Officer for your region to discuss availability and for more details on the topics listed below.


Woodland Ecosystems

 EYFS and KS1

  • Signs of the Season
  • Seeds and Life Cycles
  • Sounds of the Forest
  • Little Red Riding Hood (Tree and Animal ID)
  • Minibeasts
  • Foodchains
  • Hedgehogs, hibernation and homes


  • Seeds and Life Cycles
  • Surviving in the woods
  • Hunter Gatherers
  • Treasure hunters ID challenge
  • Contrasting locations – rainforests and native woodland
  • Contrasting locations - broadleaf and coniferous woodland
  • Climate Change
  • Producers, Predators and Prey

Woodland Management


  • Mapping and symbols
  • Conservation and Sustainability
  • Active woodland management



  • Woodlands under Attack
  • Mapping, co-ordinates and scale
  • The Forester Challenge (Numeracy)
  • Active woodland management
  • Junior Foresters Award

Forestry and Timber

EYFS and KS1

  • The Three Little Pigs (Timber construction)
  • The Billy Goats Gruff (Bridge building)



  • What have forests ever done for us?
  • Careers: the role of the forester
  • Materials – properties of timber

Please note that not all topics are available at all sites and some may only be available at certain times of year. Please contact your local Education Officer for more details.