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Forest School Leader


Director of the World Outside


The idea of a Kindergarten started several years ago, but I had never given it much thought until a throw away comment during the 1st lockdown in 2020.

Now after alot of investigation, when I found myself with more time on my hands than I had predicted in 2020, this idea has become a reality.

We are very pleased to be in a position where now in 2021, we are hoping to open an outdoor Kindergarten and are in discussions with Baxter College, who have a fantastic, secure area of woodland within their grounds.

If you find this idea as exciting as we do and you have children of pre-school age, please keep in touch with us to follow our progress.

We have a fantastic team of Forest School Leaders and support staff, however we will be looking for qualified early years staff, so if you love the outdoors and have the qualifications, we would love to hear from you.


The World Outside, is an outdoor activity, bushcraft and forest school provider based in Kidderminster, offering our services throughout the Wyre Forest Area, but we can usually be found at Bodenham Arboretum, where we run holiday clubs, curriculum linked visits for schools, parties and much more!

We cater for children, adults, organisations, schools, charities and groups, offering a whole host of outdoor activities from bushcraft and survival skills to bug hunting and pond dipping!


We have three Forest School sites within the grounds of the Arboretum, two offering fantastic shelters, complete with wood burning stoves, which can accommodate 30 - 40 children each. So whatever the weather we can cater for all your needs!


All of our Forest school leaders are:

·       OCN Level 3 trained by Bishops Wood Environmental Centre in Worcestershire

·       Experienced in working with children.

·       Insured and hold an Enhanced DBS

·       Qualified in Paediatric First Aid

If you would like to find out more about the World Outside, please head to our website...




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Our Apprentices

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The rest of our Team

Staff at the World Outside Kindergarten


Naomi will be with us for the summer before she heads of to University in September to Study Environmental Science 

Naomi is currently completing her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award with Explorer scouts .


Naomi loves planes and her favourite animal is the Whale Shark

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Joe will also be with us for the summer before he heads of to University to Study Geology

Joe is fantastic cornet player and loves the  outdoors.

He is currently a young leader with a local scout group and completing his Duke of Edinburgh

Joe is a keen bee keeper and his favourite animal is an Orca!

Our Aniimals

These two guinea pigs are the first of our animals that will be enjoying the kindergarten with us.

As we get established, we will also have some chickens and in the summer we will be in visited by the tortoise.

Wiggly Pig

Slightly more reserved than her sister, Wiggly pig loves her cuddles and will sit quietly for ages on your lap enjoying your company.



The greedier of the two, Jigs loves her food and is very curious about everything.


Would you  be interested

in joining

our team?

We are a friendly, fun loving family run business, that are looking for staff that enjoy working with children, love being outdoors whatever the weather and would like to be part of this exciting new venture.

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Please contact us via email to register your interest and we will let you know when we are ready to start recruiting and send you the details on how to apply.

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