If you go down to the woods today…
This term the cool woodland has been a sanctuary to escape from the hot July sun. The children enjoyed trying out different tools and techniques for working greenwood, and comparing the properties of the wood, the bark and the sap of Sycamore, Oak … Continue reading
An energetic start to the new year, and the last few weeks of Winter. Lots of fun active games to warm ourselves up, and hot drinks and snacks cooked on the fire. Take a peek at some photos from February… … Continue reading
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We’ve had a fantastic September in the woods so far! We’ve been way too busy to stop and take photos, so here is a very small selection from the many activities we have been enjoying: Meet a Tree blindfold game… … Continue reading
Can you spot the creature hiding in the woods? It’s a…Fox! We spotted another creature, we think it is a… Crocodile! Next time you are out in the woods, see what natural sculptures you can find!
Natural Art is so easy and fun to do! Be as creative as you like: create a 2d picture, or a 3d sculpture. Selecting items of different colours and textures is a good way to start, as well as selecting … Continue reading
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There is nothing as exciting as achieving your first sparks with a flint & steel. Perseverance, determination and concentration are all needed in order to progress to fire-lighting, which forest school pupils have in abundance.