browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Monthly Archives: July 2014

Forest School cookies and much more

Our last Holiday Club session was this afternoon and we went out in style. Our biggest group this week. We had lots of fun especially using the drill, I love that you like to try out new things! Lisa came to help out this afternoon and she was telling me how impressed she was that … Continue reading »

Categories: General News | 2 Comments

Bows, arrows, dens and toasted marshmallows

Another great morning in the woods. Thank you to everyone who came to join us. It was great to see some children coming to the woods for the first time. I hope you enjoyed yourselves! Again we had a small group so we were able to do some more tool work. We had some great … Continue reading »

Categories: General News | 1 Comment

More Holiday Club Activities

A big thank you to everyone who came and made this morning so much fun.  I think today was the biggest mix of ages we’ve seen in the woods (and that’s not including the grown ups). It was lovely to see how friendly everyone was. We had lots of different things to do this morning, … Continue reading »

Categories: General News | Leave a comment

Forest School Holiday Club

Today was our first ever Forest School holiday club. We only had a small group so we were able to have a go at some new things that it is difficult to do when we have larger groups. Thank you to WCPS children for making Lottie’s little boy, Kale, so welcome on his first ever … Continue reading »

Categories: General News | 1 Comment

This week

This week I have been at Hoyland Springwood doing some Forest School activities with the children there. Today I was with some F2 children, and we found a small toad, the children were really excited but the toad was a little bit scared and did a wee on me to make me put it down. … Continue reading »

Categories: General News | Leave a comment

What is Forest School?

I would love if you could read these questions and add some of your answers in the comments. Some people may say that playing in the woods is a waste of learning time. Do you think this is true? What sort of learning have you done in the woods? What learning muscles do you stretch? … Continue reading »

Categories: General News | Leave a comment

All happening at Gilly’s Grill!

So this is year 6’s last week with us, and we planned to have a day in the woods. Of course everyone asked for some den building and we got adventurous with the cooking. I think one of the favourite parts of the day for the children was having their packed lunches in their dens. … Continue reading »

Categories: General News | 4 Comments

F2 friends in the woods

Today was the last time F2 would go to the woods until they are in year 1 so we decided to take everyone and celebrate with marshmallows and hot pop. The children played together with their friends and really stretched their imagination muscles using the things they found in the woods. Some children pretended to … Continue reading »

Categories: General News | 2 Comments