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Frequently asked questions

What is the location of Raw Learning Forest School?
We are located at Ark Lane Scouts Site, Ark Lane, Rochford SS4 1PJ

What is your ratio of male/female children and teachers?
We of course would like a world where we are 50/50 male and female in our children and our staff, however we do not discriminate and so accept the children who register, and the best teachers who apply!

Read more about our wonderful team here.

Do you ever close due to bad weather?
No.  However, if there are extreme weather conditions parents will be advised.

What is your adult to child ratio?
There is a minimum of 1 adult to every 8 children.

How are you regulated
We are an alternative provision and are not regulated by the Department for Education and Ofsted. We are quality assured by the Local Authority.

What times are you open?
The children currently attend our setting from 9.30am – 11.30am Monday to Thursday, Friday 9.30am-2.30pm.

Term time only.

Will you have an open day or when can we visit?
Parent Visits are Tuesdays 10am-11am  

School Visits are Fridays 9.30am-11.45am  

By appointment only

More information on open days coming soon.

What is the admissions process?
Please contact us via the contact us page for details on the admissions process.

How much does it cost? 
Please get in contact for details of pricing via our contact form or by email

Our rate for schools will be tailored to the individual needs of the child and will be discussed with the host school on application. This is also dependent on whether a child or young person needs individual support / 1-1.