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"Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves."

Pre-School and Nurseries

The World Outside is set within the beautiful surroundings of Bodenham Farm and Arboretum which lends itself perfectly to curriculum linked activities…


All key stages are catered for with experiential learning, developing inquisitive and positive relationships within the natural environment.  


Through bespoke sessions and regular events everyone can learn, play and get close to nature in a fun and interactive way, whilst building confidence and self-esteem.


Risk assessments are provided in advance along with a programme outlining your day and the curriculum links, together with the expected learning outcomes – all downloadable below.

Teachers are also invited to come along to the arboretum to carry out their own risk assessments prior to their visit


We can cater for up to 120 pupils, for a half day of activities when combined with a self guided our of the arboretum and upto 60 pupils for a full day of activities lead by a forest school leader


You can  enhance your visit to  the arboretum with a 1 hour guided tour of the arboretum and farm at the start of your visit with the owner or one of our leaders




Pricing per a child starts at £8.00 for a four to five hour curriculum linked session

Enhance your visit with an Arboretum Tour and visit as well as activities on the forest school sites.

Minimum charges apply for forest school experience.

Please note that you do not need to pay entry to the Arboretum to attend The World Outside, but attendance does not include entry to the Arboretum



Your Forest school leaders are:

OCN Level 3 trained

The World Outside is a recognised forest school provider with the Forest School Association

Experienced in working with children.

Insured and hold an Enhanced DBS

Qualified in outdoor/paediatric first aid



Activities can include:

Cooking on fire

Natural Art

Team Building

Problem solving

Mud Kitchen

Den Building

Mini beast hunts

Pond dipping

Natural Art and much more...



Themed Days / Sessions may include: -

Into the Woods

Traditional Stories -Three Little pigs, Golidlocks, Three Billy Goats Gruff....


Fairies and Fantasy

In the style of..


This list is not exhaustive and we are happy to  develop a programme to meet the needs of your group



To arrange / discuss a curriculum linked visit, please contact us…..

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