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Gatton Primary School


Welcome to Gatton Primary School. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and open school that offers a high quality education for all our children. We hope that your visit to this website offers a snapshot of what we have to offer, and encourage prospective families to arrange a visit.

Forest School

At Gatton Primary School, Forest School sessions have been introduced to allow children to explore, learn and develop in the outdoors, whatever the season or weather. Research shows that time spent outdoors has a positive effect on children’s health and wellbeing.

A Forest School is where pupils have regular opportunities to achieve, and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland environment. Fortunately, with our recent community links with Fishponds Playing Fields, we are now able to offer Forest School activities for some pupils in upper KS2.

In our Forest School sessions, children are taught to: