Safety precautions are strictly adhered to when allowing a fire within a Forest School programme. The ground must be cleared of any debris and leaves and the bedrock and soil should be compact and non -flammable.
Allow at least two metre distance away from the fire within the fire circle. Make all group aware of safety procedures for entering the fire circle and exiting. Walking in same direction and only allowing designated number into fire circle and no more than two people at any one time attending to the fire. The ‘Respect’ position must be adhered to at all times when attending the fire. Fire gloves should also be worn. All clothing must be secure and tucked away.