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

Chelsea Forest School

On fait semblant maman (ou l’art de jouer sans jouet)!

En inscrivant ma petite fille à l’École en Forêt de Chelsea, je me doutais bien qu’elle aurait la chance de vivre de belles expériences en nature, mais je n’avais pas réalisé à quel point elle ferait autant d’autres apprentissages. Utiliser son imagination en est un qui lui sert quotidiennement! Savoir se divertir et solutionner des […]
child led learning

What, exactly, are the kids learning at Forest School?

I remember a couple years back when I was new to Chelsea Forest School and my oldest son was attending the mixed class. After I watched the kids interact on the playground  I started to wonder: “What exactly are the kids learning at Forest School? It looks like all they do is play in the […]