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Releasing Potential Forest School

It is with great regret that we announce today the closure of Releasing Potential Forest School. From October half term, Releasing Potential will no longer operate Forest Tots at Hotham Park and Oaklands Park, or Forest School Holiday Activity Days at Stansted and Slindon. From the end of this term, we will no longer offer term time provision in schools.

We believe wholeheartedly in the power of Forest School as a model of working with children in the outdoors, but, due to a range of market factors, the business is, sadly, no longer viable for us.  

As an organisation, we have made the difficult decision to focus on the success of our school for children with Special Educational Needs, and we will continue to offer forest school as a subject in our school.  

We remain committed to using the outdoors as a vehicle for children’s personal development and hope that your child continues to explore and learn about the great outdoors. 

Mikey and Jackie would like to say thank you to our loyal customers, who have supported us over the years and contributed to some great memories.  

Finally, Releasing Potential would also like to wish the very best to Mikey Pearce, who is off to pursue new adventures after many years working for Releasing Potential.  

Best Wishes, 

Mikey and Jackie. 


For a full list of FAQs, please see below: 

Are the October half term activity days running? 

No. Holiday activity days at both Slindon and Stansted are now closed for children of all ages. 

What if I have a voucher? 

If you have an unredeemed voucher for use at Forest School, please contact us on 01243 778202 to organise a refund. 

Is this in connection with Ofsted regulations? 

No. Parents should feel reassured that our Forest School met all the requirements for Ofsted registration, and we have chosen not to continue with the provision for purely commercial reasons.