Why do I need forest school insurance?

The natural setting of forest schools brings with it a unique set of risks and liabilities. Whether a trip during a nature walk or an unexpected environmental hazard, having the right forest school insurance cover in place is crucial. Our experience providing tailored forest school insurance has shown us the vital role of comprehensive liability coverage in protecting the staff and the children under their care.

Insurance for a forest school is important as it can protect forest schools and instructors from injury to customers, members of the public and employees, accusations of negligence or breaches of regulations, loss or damage to equipment and property as well as a range of other scenarios.

What insurance does a forest school need?

This very much depends upon your activities and the scale of your organisation. A basic necessity would be Public Liability which should defend you if someone is injured or their property is damaged. Employers Liability will defend claims if an employee or volunteer is injured. You can also insure against theft or damage to your property and equipment, accusations of negligence, cyber incidents, personal accidents, and a range of other scenarios. If you would like advice on what insurance you do and do not need please get in touch.

How much does forest school insurance cost?

Forest schools are all different so the cost of your insurance will depend upon the activities you undertake, the scale of your organisation, and the cover you require. If you would like a quote get in touch and we would be pleased to help you.

Insurance for forest school activities

We can insure most activities as long as they are conducted sensibly. We will be interested in supervision ratios, experience, activities at height and other circumstances that could increase or decrease risk. If you would like to discuss specific activities or how to minimize risk please get in touch.

How to get a quote for forest school insurance

Mann Broadbent has been insuring the leisure sector for over 60 years and insure forest schools across the UK. If you would like a quote or have any questions, please give our team a call on 01905 612336 or email us here