Forest School Association Norfolk AGM and Autumn skill share 2016
Forest School Association Norfolk AGM and Autumn skill share 2016

Forest School Association Norfolk AGM and Autumn skill share 2016

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Ted Ellis Nature Reserve

Wheatfen Broad

The Covey, Off The Green,

Surlingham, United Kingdom

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Autumn skill share  and Annual General Meeting of the Forest School Association Norfolk Local Group

Summary of event:

  • Event Type: AGM & Autumn Skill Share

  • Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016

  • Times: 10am - 4pm

  • Location: Ted Ellis Trust, Wheatfen Nature Reserve, Surlingham

  • We suggest a £4 (member)/ £6 (non-member*) contribution on the day to help cover costs of biscuits and hot drinks

Rough Plan for the Day - to follow soon!

*NB The FSA Norfolk group welcomes all to attend the AGM as guests, however only FSA Norfolk members will have voting rights during the AGM. If you are not yet an FSA Norfolk member and would like to be please join the FSA ( and then join the Norfolk group through the online groups section of the members-only website (this is the list we use to validate membership). Members can view the groups constitution as well as minutes from meetings within the file sharing facility of the Norfolk webgroup (within the members-only section of the FSA website).  

Get your qualification verified ** at this event!

** To do this you will need to be a member of the FSA and bring along the original certificate of your highest FS qualification and a copy to be signed by another member of the group.

Your Local Group Needs You!

The FSA and the FSA Norfolk Local Group is led and managed by a passionate group of volunteers who believe in the power and potential of Forest School as a transformative process for all involved.   

There are currently a number of vacancies on the steering group and we are looking for enthusiastic FSA Norfolk members to stand and be part of leading and shaping the group. The steering group members will be elected on the day to a maximum of 9 elected members (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer & secretary plus 5 others, one of whom needs to be a current student of a FS qualification).

Part of the AGM is electing the steering group - potential members will be asked to introduce themselves, explain why they would like to stand and a vote will take place by show of hands.

Whats involved?

The steering group oversee the groups activities, they have extra meetings, coordinate & promote events, manage the online facilities of the groups FSA webpages, manage a small google website, Facebook & twitter site to communicate with others, link with other relevant networks to represent FS in Norfolk - Norfolk County Council, Norfolk School Grounds Group, Norfolk FEN etc   

If you think you can help out - Please consider being part of of this growing group and keep the FS fires burning brightly in Norfolk!!! We have to do this together! 

If you are considering standing for the steering group and would like any more information about what is involved please contact Louise Ambrose -

Venue & Directions –

You can view information about the Ted Ellis Trust from their website here - Ted Ellis Trust. 

Directions to Wheatfen


Please bring a packed lunch and a drink. Hot Drinks will be provided, please bring your own mug. 

What you need to bring:

  • Packed Lunch & drink

  • Pen and Paper & camera (if you want to remember any ideas) 

  • Any personal medication you need (inhalers, epipen etc)

  • Appropriate clothing & footwear for being outdoors in the afternoon

  • Any equipment/resources you need for the skill share

Children & pets:

The meeting is primarily for Norfolk FSA members, but anyone who has an interest in Forest School in Norfolk is welcome. Accompanied children are welcome to attend but please note the event is primarily aimed at supporting each other as practitioners. You are responsible for your child at all times. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the reserve.


Please follow the instructions on this Eventbrite webpage to make your booking - so we know rough numbers of how many people to expect. 

Queries about this event?

If you have any questions please do contact us at

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Ted Ellis Nature Reserve

Wheatfen Broad

The Covey, Off The Green,

Surlingham, United Kingdom

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