Primary School Provision

The World Outside is set within the beautiful surroundings of Bodenham Farm and Arboretum which lends itself perfectly to curriculum linked activities…


All key stages are catered for with experiential learning, developing inquisitive and positive relationships within the natural environment.  


Through bespoke sessions and regular events everyone can learn, play and get close to nature in a fun and interactive way, whilst building confidence and self-esteem.


Risk Assessments

Risk assessments are provided in advance along with a programme outlining your day and the curriculum links, together with the expected learning outcomes – all downloadable below. Teachers are also invited to come along to the Arboretum to carry out their own risk assessments prior to their visit.


Capacity for up to 120 pupils

We can cater for up to 120 pupils, for a half day of activities when combined with a self guided our of the arboretum and up to 60 pupils for a full day of activities lead by a forest school leader.


Optional Guided Tour of the Arboretum / Farm

You can  enhance your visit to  the Arboretum with a 1 hour guided tour of the Arboretum and farm at the start of your visit with the owner or one of our leaders




Pricing per a child starts at £8.00 for a four to five hour forest school experience.

Enhance your visit with an Arboretum Tour and visit as well as a Forest School session.

Minimum charges apply for forest school experience.

Please note that you do not need to pay entry to the Arboretum to attend Forest School but attendance at forest school does not permit entry to the Arboretum



Forest School Leaders

All are:

OCN Level 3 trained by Bishops Wood Environmental Centre in Worcestershire and Achimedes.

Experienced in working with children.

Insured and hold an Enhanced DBS

Qualified in paediatric first aid



Typical Activities

•Fire lighting and cooking on fire

•Natural Art

•Team Building

•Problem solving

•Mud Kitchen

•Den Building

•Mini beast hunts

•Pond dipping

•Stream damming

•Natural Art and much more...



Typical Themed Days / Sessions 

Into the Woods

The Vikings

Native Americans

Traditional Stories


In to the woods


Iron Age

Fairies and Fantasy

Witches and Wizards

World Wars


In the style of..this list is not exhaustive and we are happy to  develop a programme to meet the needs of your group.



To arrange / discuss a curriculum linked visit, please contact us…..


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