Forest School CPD - Sharp Tool Confidence and Woodland Crafts



Sharp tools and woodland craft course for Forest School practitioners and outdoor professionals – for those feeling a bit rusty or for leaders that want to take their sessions to the next level. This course will give practitioners confidence in using and working with tools in a forest school setting. Learn how to safely use and maintain a variety of cutting tools with an emphasis on safe practice and teaching methods. We will also cover a range of woodland craft projects which can develop outdoor learning areas while providing hands on activities. Enjoy meeting other likeminded practitioners and lunch around the fire. Hot drinks and snacks provided, please bring a packed lunch or something to cook on the fire. We will be outdoors for the whole session so please wear clothes and footwear suitable for the weather.

What's included in the price?

Introduction to sharp tools and safety in a forest school setting Using cutting tools with children, safety and best practice. Principles of green woodworking Crafting useful items in the field Site development and safe tool areas Woodland craft ideas and projects Maintaining and sharpening tools


5 hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



Matt at Manor Wood

with Craft Courses since 2023

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Manor Wood is an ancient woodland near Grafham, Cambridgeshire. We offer hands on courses and education sessions. We create a setting for all ages to connect with the natural world while managing the woodland for wildlife. Come and join us for a day playing in the woods.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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Manor Wood, Grafham Road, Grafham, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE280BB