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Exciting News!

We are due to open a 2nd site on the grounds of Greenslate Community Farm in Billinge. We plan to open on Monday 8th April and will initially open Monday to Wednesday from 8am to 5pm. 


Greenslate Community farm is open to the public and has animals and the Strawbale Cafe on site. We have our own dedicated woodland area and will continue to follow the same ethos that has made our site in Aspull such a special place for children to learn and play.  

Funded places are available for 2,3 and 4 year olds. Please complete our contact form or email us on to find out more.





Welcome to

Little Sticks Forest School

Encouraging a love of the outdoors

Aspull Tel: 07817 140080

Greenslate Farm Tel: 07562 944858




We are an "Outstanding" Ofsted rated, fully outdoor Forest School open since April 2021. We cater for children aged 24 months and upwards. Little Sticks is located on the grounds of Aspull Rugby Club close to both Wigan, Bolton and surrounding areas. 


We are due to open our 2nd site from April 2024 on the grounds of Greenslate Community Farm in Billinge .


If you would like to look around our relaxed and friendly environment please feel free to contact to us to arrange a visit. 


Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm 

We are open 46 weeks per year with 2 weeks off at Christmas, 1 week at Easter, 1 week in May and 2 weeks during the school summer holidays. Click on About for more information



We offer places for all types of funding including 2 year old funding (15 hrs), 3/4 year old funding (15 and 30 hrs), Tax Free Child Care, Child Care Vouchers   

Aspull Address:

Little Sticks Forest School, On the grounds of Aspull RUFC, Woods Road, 

Aspull, Wigan, WN2 1PJ

Greenslate Farm Address:

Little Sticks Forest School, On the grounds of Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Rd, Billinge, Orrell, Wigan WN5 7BG

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