Help us help more schools be a Forest School

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Forest School is changing the way children learn in Merseyside and North Cheshire. With your help, we can support more schools to join the movement.

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What your donation will pay for

Just £10 will pay for three native trees in a school woodland. School woodlands can help children to learn about wildlife and the environment.

It's time to play out!

Children are missing out

Research shows that children are playing out in nature far less than a generation ago. It's a crucial part of their development - and can have positive effects on their health and academic attainment too.


That's why we've developed a Forest School programme that transforms school grounds and trains up teachers so that schools even in the inner city can get children playing out in nature Read more

In depth



Read more about what we've been doing on our project monitoring page.


Our vision


The Mersey Forest Plan

We want to make Merseyside and North Cheshire one of the best places in the country to live. Find out how we"re going to do it in our refreshed Forest Plan.

The Mersey Forest Foundation | Registered Charity Number 1160790 | Company Registration Number 9153749