Forest Schools

Forest School is a holistic and learner-led outdoor education process. It allows children to develop themselves through healthy engagement with risk, problem-solving and self-discovery, all within a natural environment in a hands-on and thoughtful manner.

‘Nature is one of our greatest teachers.’

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Charcoal Art and Problem Solving

Charcoal Art and Problem Solving

This week we identified leaves and sketched them with charcoal. Using a variety materials they made dens and had to problem solve a way to transport water through guttering. Oak Class used their knot skills to make Forest School games.

Forest School with Oak Class

Forest School with Oak Class

Oak Class have worked hard during their second week of Forest Schools. The children foraged for Elderflower in preparation for making Elderflower cordial. They quickly learnt the rules and routines of the forest and have already started using a range of tools to make...

Dandelion Honey

Dandelion Honey

This week the children foraged for dandelions in our forest school area to make dandelion honey. They all tasted the finished product and then compared it with the wild garlic oil we made last week. Dandelion honey was the favourite, with some children asking for the...

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