Meet Jess Walton, founder and lead teacher at Fresh Air Learning. Jess qualified as a primary school teacher in 2008 and has worked with children at all levels of the curriculum from Nursery through to Year 8. With a particular interest in supporting holistic learning with close links to the outdoors, Jess undertook her Level 3 Forest School training in September 2016 and became a qualified Forest School practitioner a year later.
Completing her Beach Leader training in 2018, she has also gained certificates in Paediatric and Outdoor First Aid.
Jess has a passion and natural flair for working with children. She is knowledgeable and keen to engage all ages with the world around us with a particular focus on the coastal and forest environments.
Most recently, she has successfully led the coastal curriculum at a local independent school however is now branching out to establish Fresh Air Learning as a leader in learning outside the four walls of a traditional classroom.