The Olympus Academy Trust is committed to delivering an outstanding education for young people, ensuring that our students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

We work in close partnership with our schools, ensuring that we facilitate the sharing of best practice and provide access to a wide range of partners and resources for the benefit of our students and the wider community. Visit our website here or follow us on Twitter @olympustrust.

Charborough Road Primary School

Charborough Road Primary School

Forest School - Welly Days

Our Welly Days, based on Forest School principles, are an important part of our curriculum. 

Welly Days give our pupils opportunities to achieve, and develop confidence and self-esteem, through hands-on learning experiences in the Forest School area of our large field. 


The benefits of a Welly Day:

  • Provides real life experiences
  • A relaxed environment 
  • Focuses on teamwork
  • Provides more freedom - physically and mentally
  • Encourages creativity
  • Increases confidence and self-esteem
  • Encourages and improves social skills
  • Encourages curiosity and imagination
  • Provides increased awareness / self-belief
  • An opportunity to learn about risk and how to deal with it
  • Improves physical agility and coordination
  • Encourages problem solving and critical thinking
  • Provides new challenges, activities and opportunities
  • Encourages and improves resilience and perseverance
  • Encourages an awareness of the environment / community / wildlife