Beach School Groups

Our groups have been postponed or are running at a very limited capacity due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Please join our mailing list for details of when we will be fully reopen. Stay safe.

Holistic and creative child-led learning and play – led by qualified and experienced Forest School and Outdoor Learning practitioners – explore the beach and the rockpools, be inspired by the Coast and get creative, try forest school activities, make new friends and then join us in the shelter for a story and a snack.

Beach School sessions are for parents/carers and children in East Kent and you can register for the next available term dates below:

UNDER 5s BEACH SCHOOL

Connect with the natural environment and your little ones, while they grow in confidence and learn more from the world around them. Nature provides the most amazing classroom.

BEACH EXPLORERS (for Under 8s)

Our one-off sessions on Saturday afternoons and during the School Holidays. Explore the beach and the rock pools, learn about the amazing natural world, be inspired by the Coast and get creative with some Summer-themed arts and crafts, try some beach school activities, like rock-pooling or boat-making, and make lots of new friends.

ABOUT OUR BEACHES

Accessibility information can be found here.

ST MARGARETS BAY, NEAR DOVER

St Margarets is a sheltered shingle beach in a white cliff bay. The beach is divided by wooden groynes and there are amazing rockpools at low tide.

SAMPHIRE HOE BEACH, NEAR DOVER

A beautiful shingle beach, with amazing rockpools at low tide, nestled against the iconic White Cliffs of Dover and accessed through the incredible Samphire Hoe Country Park.

WALMER BEACH, NEAR DEAL

A huge expanse of shingle beach, doted with shrubs and colourful wild flowers on Walmer and Deal’s historic coastline.

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