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Cathy Pearce – Forest Schools Practitioner Level 3

The founder of Acorn Antics, Cathy is passionate about the benefit of getting children outside, into nature to play, learn and develop. It all started with a personal love of the outdoors, a hobby which became a volunteering job at her children’s school and finally led to qualifying as a Forest Schools Practitioner May 2011 and now, Acorn Antics! A reputation for coming up with novel ideas plus an enthusiastic and lively approach result in sessions that are fun , exciting and memorable.

Qualifications
BSc Hons Physiology Newcastle University
Diploma in Health and Safety through the British Safety Council
Level Three Forest Schools Practitioner
Forest School First Aid qualification.

Sandra Jacob – Outdoor Group Leader

Sandra has been acclimatising to our great British weather and introducing herself to our somewhat tiny and rather harmless (to us) woodland animals since joining us! Born in Australia and having lived and worked in South Africa on a game reserve she is more than at home with creatures somewhat more deadly than ours! Always up for some fun and with a love of getting children outdoors sessions whatever the weather she is a great asset to Acorn Antics.

Qualifications
Bushwise Field Guides South Africa, Bushcraft course UK,

Bushcraft for practitioners 3 day course
Forest School First Aid qualification.