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


Ticks!  And suddenly, the snow is gone (mostly) and the weather is warming up. There will still be lots of water in the forest so boots, rain pants and wool socks are still an absolute must.  However, warm weather and less clothing will mean lots of skin accessible to bugs. Of most concern is the possibility […]
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“The woods are alive with the sound of animals….”

Yesterday at the Chelsea Forest School Family Drop-in, we encountered so many creatures we normally do not see on our weekly forest walks.  Our first surprise was to see a beaver in plain view in daytime!  He (or she) was lazily resting on the bank of the engorged stream for the entire morning!  His dam […]
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