LATEST – MAY 2021
The Trustees are DELIGHTED to fund the ‘Back to Roots’ Forest School in South Cumbria. If you follow Facebook it can be found at @1backtoroots .
Heather Pennick’s excelllent application received unanimous support with great praise from our two Paediatrician Trustees.
‘ I am 100% behind this project’
‘Forest Schools offer great opportunities for children to learn and socialise, particularly children with autism and additional needs. It’s a great cause. I would certainly support funding for this.’
There will be further news as the project progresses. Many thanks to our generous donors – 100% of donations goes to our projects.
The Sue Peaple Trust will consider applications and direct funding to helpful initiatives. Two of many examples….
- Riding for the Disabled
- Forest School
Riding for the Disabled
Details of Riding for the Disabled can be found at https://www.rda.org.uk Their very useful site includes locating a group, volunteering, taking part. They are ‘committed to providing life-changing experiences for …children and adults across the UK.
Details of Forest School are available at https://www.forestschoolassociation.org/what-is-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.
Forest School is a specialised learning approach that sits within and complements the wider context of outdoor and woodland education.
‘Forest School is a feeling you can’t put into words.’ Tonicha, aged 9
The ethos is shared by thousands of trained practitioners across the UK and beyond. Its roots reach back to early years pioneers in outdoor learning and across the sea to Scandinavia’