Kaleigh Atkinson


After completing a degree in Early Education and Language, Kaleigh pursued a teaching career in Early Years and Primary Schools in Birmingham. During this time, she took a keen interest in children's rights, play and well-being and trained as a level three Forest School leader.  She is now the director of Little Leaf Nature Play and Forest School and specialises in outdoor education in schools, whilst also running family forest school sessions around Birmingham.

Kaleigh is also a  play leader for ROAM, a charity that facilitates unstructured and child-led play within local parks. Recently completing her Certificate in Therapeutic Skills for Outdoor Practitioners, Kaleigh’s passion lies in embracing nature and risky play to enhance children's experiences.

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