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Welcome to our nursery school website. Our Virtual Tour is now available in the 'About Us' section. OFSTED OUTSTANDING IN ALL AREAS (June 2022). Read the full report in the Key Information section.

Forest School


Bacup Nursery School has a designated Forest School area in the nursery school grounds, and a member of staff who is Level 3 qualified in delivering Forest School.


Key Characteristics of a Forest School Session at Bacup Nursery School


  • All children will access Forest School each week
  • A high ratio of adults to pupils
  • A unique way to deliver our curriculum
  • Freedom for children to explore using multiple senses
  • All children will acquire new skills and how to assess risks themselves safely
  • Develop an appreciation of the natural environment
  • All aspects of the curriculum will be taught outside stimulating the imagination

Forest School- Winter Clothing Guide for Parents