Our mission is to:

'Provide positive change in the lives of all regardless of age, sex, gender, race, ability, vulnerability and especially those who are disadvantaged and isolated'.

The aim of Thanet Community Forest School CIO is to provide a relaxed and supportive environment, where people young and old, with varying degrees of ability. can experience all aspects of forest school and outdoor learning at a pace which is suitable for them. 

The Thanet Community Forest School was registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation in 2017 and permanently based in Dane Valley Woods and an adjacent allotment. We are transforming 5.5 acres of bramble into a woodland area for the local community to use.

What we offer:


  • Home Educated - Forest School on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 1 pm 

  • Schools - Alternative Curriculum, 1:1 support or group sessions.

  • Holiday Club - runs during school holidays

  • Links to curriculum

Activity Days - free for families

Intergenerational Activities for over 50s and under 19s



Corporate Volunteering

Current Projects



Registered Charity No. 1171430  

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