News and Announcements

We will be holding a small number of Forest School sessions in January 2018 – more details to follow. If you would like more information, please email

Kirklees Forest School Network Update

October 12, 2017

Join Now and Get Your First Free CPD Session and Networking Event We’re pleased to confirm that the Network is now up and running and our first CPD event on Knotty Play will be on Monday 6th November from 9.30-12.30 at the Forest School site at Beaumont Park.  You can find out more and book […]

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Kirklees Play Strategy: Get Involved

October 6, 2017

Forest School Practitioners Needed for Focus Group Events Starting next Monday (9th October) Kirklees are running a series of Focus Groups as part of their consultation process for their new play strategy.  They are very keen for a Forest School Practitioner to be at each session as part of an expert panel who can give […]

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Book Now for Half Price Forest School Training

September 21, 2017

Learn About Forest School, Become A Heritage Woodland Champion, and Gain A Recognised Qualification. We are pleased to announce that, in partnership with Pennine Prospects, we are running a Forest School Level 1 training course in October and November in Huddersfield.  This course is being subsidised as part of the South Pennines Woodland Heritage Project […]

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Look Out for Local Young People Raising Money for Us!

July 31, 2017

A team of young people are spending some of their Summer raising money for us so that we can put on more free Forest School and community activities for children and families.  The fifteen 15 and 16 year olds are working with Nature’s Footprints on a social action project as part of their National Citizens […]

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Summer Forest School and Family Activities

July 18, 2017

Summer Fun for Everyone….. Free Forest School Sessions, Free Summer Play Day, and Family Crafternoons, plus Beaumont Park’s Gala Day This Summer, in partnership with Friends of Beaumont Park and the Huddersfield Town Foundation we’re putting on 4 weeks’ of Forest School and family activities, based in Beaumont Park and at Ashenhurst Recreation Ground, Newsome. Free Forest […]

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Kirklees Forest School Network Launch – How Did It Go?

July 6, 2017

Summary of the Evening Thank you to everyone who came to our Kirklees Forest School Network launch on 10th May at Beaumont Park or who expressed an interest in finding out more.  The event went really well, with around 50 people attending (including representatives from Kirklees Council, Friends of Beaumont Park, and Pennine Prospects who came […]

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Book Now for Spring Bank Holiday Forest School

May 23, 2017

Come and join us this Spring Bank Holiday at Beaumont Park, Newsome (Ashenhurst Rec), or Helme School for outdoor fun, games, challenges and crafts – and don’t forget your hat and suncream!  We’ve got sessions for 4-8 year olds, 8-12 year olds and 13-19 year olds. As usual, all our sessions are free of charge […]

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Find Out What’s Happening in February Half Term

February 10, 2017

9 Forest School Sessions for 4-8s, 8-12s, and 13-19s Family Crafternoon Family Beetle Drive Outdoor Clothing Bring & Buy Sale

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Can You Help? Nature’s Footprints is currently homeless!

January 20, 2017

After 3 years at our base in Netherton, and due to circumstances out of our control, we had to move out over Christmas.  While we look around for a (convenient and affordable) new home, we urgently need: A space to work from for 2-3 days a week (for 2-3 people) Somewhere to run training from […]

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