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Welcome to the Website of Rhydypenau Primary School
Croeso i wefan Ysgol Gynradd Rhydypenau

What is Forest School?

Forest school was originally a concept developed in Denmark for pre-school children under seven years. Early research in Sweden indicated that chidren attending Forest Schoolwere starting school with strong social skills, the ability to work in groups effectively and generally children had high self-esteem and confidence in their own capabilities.



<a data-cke-saved-href="" href="" style="font-family:arial,tahoma,helvetica" neue,helvetica,sans-serif;="" font-size:14px"="" target="_blank">Visit the Forest School Wales website to find out more information on the history and ethos of the Forest School Movement.