Charley’s Place Redwood To Deliver First Forest School

14 Dec 2018

The all new Charley’s Place centre at Redwood, between East Toowoomba and Rangeville is set to open in January 2019 as the newest addition to the Charley’s family.

With state of the art centres located in both Margaret Street and now Burnage Street, the Charley’s group continues to grow from over 10 years in operation.

Built on their centres service pillars of play, education and success, both the Margaret Street’s award winning and Redwood Street’s all new state of the art facilities have been designed to encourage outdoor learning through interactive play.

Charley’s Place Redwood will introduce the groups first Forest School concept.

“We are thrilled to see the Redwood centre complete, including its eco focus features that work perfectly with the range top surroundings, including fire pits and forest walks” centre owner Pete Hewett said.

“Forest School is about teaching children using the outdoor environment, the ethos is about promoting confidence, self-esteem and independence through small achievable tasks” added centre owner Jason Hewett.

All Charley’s Place Forest School sessions are linked to the curriculum, with the emphasis on child-lead learning.

“Our qualified practitioners facilitate sessions to gain personal outcomes for each participant. Forest School can be applied to all age groups and abilities” added Pete.

“While playing in nature children become motivated learners. They are engaged and work with other more effectively. Learning is transferred back into the classroom” Jason said.

Charley's Place Redwood is now open for enrolments.

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