Awarded Outstanding by Ofsted 2014

Bus Stop Pre School Bookham Ofsted Outstanding"Children are highly motivated and show great enthusiasm as they play and learn." "Children thrive in this welcoming, vibrant and nurturing pre-school setting."

"Exceedingly good use is made of the outdoor learning environment where staff have established Forest School experiences creating a magical sense of wonder in the play experiences they offer to children. "

LOTC Gold Award 2015

Bus Stop has been awarded a Gold LOTC award for providing "quality educational experiences beyond the classroom walls".

The only pre-school Gold award in Surrey for Learning Outside the Classroom.

Forest School Training at Bus StopBus Stop Childcare Forest School Training Provider in Partnership with Cambium

Forest Schools TrainingKate Rice delivers Forest School training levels 1, 2 and 3 to practitioners.

Forest School training courses take place in the beautiful grounds of Polesden Lacey Estate. The training provides practitioners with hands on practice when working with children of all ages and is tailored to fit around your target group.

Forest School Training Courses available:

  • Level 1 – Introduction to Outdoor Learning: A short introduction to Forest School and outdoor learning.
  • Level 1 – Outdoor Practical Skills: Especially accessible for 14-19 year olds learners.Forest Schools training
  • Level 2 – Assist at Forest School: Designed for those assisting a trained Level 3 Forest School leader.
  • Level 3 – Forest School Leader: Designed to enable you to deliver high quality Forest School sessions. It is a 9 month course during which time you will carry out practical and theoretical assignments, run a Forest School program in your own setting. Complete a portfolio of evidence and be assessed in your own setting.
  • Forest School Taster Sessions

    We provide weekend and/or evening taster sessions for group settings and childminding groups.

    Come and join us and see how it works in practice Forest Schools TrainingForest School Training

    For more information please telephone Kate on 01372 879712