All you need to know about Forest School

PUBLISHED: 15:23 24 April 2018

Forest School

Forest School

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Forest is a well-rounded, happy, busy school offering excellent academic provision and a full range of co-curricular opportunities, with almost 1350 boys and girls from 4 – 18

Forest is a well-rounded, happy, busy school offering excellent academic provision and a full range of co-curricular opportunities, with almost 1350 boys and girls from 4 – 18. We believe that our combination of single-sex and mixed educational opportunities – the diamond structure – gives our pupils the best of all worlds. They thrive on it.

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Within the Prep School and Senior School, the Form and House system means that pupils are looked after in small units of care. In the Pre-Prep (4 – 7) and Sixth Form (16 – 18), boys and girls are taught together, but between the ages of 7 and 16 pupils are taught in separate classes, to maximise the benefits of single-sex teaching for children of that age.

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Life is not a single-sex environment, however, and a child’s social development involves learning to form relationships with a wide range of people. This is where Forest’s diamond structure comes into its own.

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Outside the classroom, for example, boys and girls of all ages mix in a wide range of co-curricular activities; brothers and sisters share the same school in a way that single-sex teaching would otherwise preclude.

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We benefit from a tremendous location, a city school with thirty acres of grounds surrounded by ancient forest here on the very edge of London, all creating a wonderfully diverse community for our pupils that we are very proud of.

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You will find details of future opportunities to visit Forest on our website.

The 4+ Information Morning will take place on Saturday 12 May, 9am – 11.am.

The Summer Open Evening takes place on Monday 25 June, 4.30pm -7pm.

Website: www.forest.org.uk

Contact Jane O’Keeffe on 020 8509 6550 or jeokeeffe@forest.org.uk with any questions.

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