Welcome to Chelsea Forest School!

Forest School is an inspirational process, that offers ALL learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees.

Our Teachers

Our teaching director has completed her Level 3 Forest School Practioner’s Qualifications, and our other teachers are pursuing theirs. Their enthusiasm for the outdoors is infectious!

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About Our School

We are a part-time bilingual preschool for children aged 3 & 4. Established in 1964, Chelsea Forest School is a local community institution that has brought Chelsea families together for generations.

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Our Programs

Chelsea Forest School strives to create a community of resilient, active children, empowered by valuing, enjoying and being curious about their natural and social surroundings.

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Welcome! Forms for registration for the 2016/17 school year can be downloaded here. Registration opened on February 9th, 2016!

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Recent Posts

Autism challenges and successes

Climbing Mountains with Autism

Notice how many movies, songs or stories use mountains to symbolize life obstacles? Well here is my mountain story… My son James joined Chelsea Forest School at the end of October. James was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and we have had him in intervention therapy since he was 2 years old. After a lot […]
Fire Safety

“Playing with Fire!” at Chelsea Forest School

When parents sign our waivers upon registering their child at Chelsea Forest School, they may be taken aback by the clause that refers to using knives, saws and having fires. Say what?! Forest school pedagogy believes in providing opportunity for supported risk. It is only by learning how to manage risk that we can truly […]