Forest School experience

A snap-shot of what has caught the children's imagination during our most recent Forest School sessions.


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Jul
Forest School July 3rd 2017

What a privilege it has been to be part of this wonderful group of children as they have explored both the natural world and themselves over the past...

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Jun
Forest School June 5th 2017

Wind and wide-open spacesWith high winds forecast we opted to avoid the woods, with the potential risk of falling branches and dead wood debris, and i...

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May
Forest School May 22nd 2017

Intrepid Explorers!With each passing visit to the woodland, this group of children is growing in confidence, capability, thoughtfulness (thinking abou...

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May
Forest School May 8th

Children become very used to ordered environments and the stereotypical roles which adults and children fit into. Generally, in an educational environ...

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Apr
Forest School April 24th

The woods are a special place at any time of year, yet there is something extra-special about woodland in Springtime - and the children pick up on it....

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Mar
Forest School March 20th

How often do we, as adults, impose our own perceptions of the everyday world around us on to children? The answer, particularly as a parent, is freque...

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Mar
Forest School March 6th

Monsters, traps and holes.This energetic and inquisitive Forest School group are clearly onto something.We went to Forest School 'Site B' and I was in...

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Feb
Forest School Feb 20th

One of the most rewarding aspects of Forest School is how, despite going back to the same place time and again (you could say because of it), we disco...

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Jan
Forest School Jan 30th 2017

"It's a bit tricky!""We're just stirring the marshmallows!""I'm collecting bananas for the monster.""Look! There's a tiny, tiny hole here! I found it!...

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Jan
Forest School Jan 16th

"Look! There's a mountain!"And with those words our adventure began...One of the most important aspects of Forest School is its accumulative nature. T...

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Dec
Forest School Dec 12th

You see the full extent of nature's capacity to enthral and engage children when winter has stripped back the forest to its bare bones. When the weath...

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Dec
Forest School Nov 28th

This week our wonderful wood was right on the cusp of leaving Autumn behind and embracing winter's cold embrace. This constant evolution fascinates th...

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