Chris Johnson, In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we share with you news of the sudden death of Chris Johnson, our colleague and great friend. Throughout life we meet people who enrich our lives, Chris was one of those people. He always had a hot drink in his hand, a smile on his face...

Head in the Clouds

Head in the Clouds Fantasy and imagination are vital to our everyday lives; novels, TV dramas, theatre, music and art all take us out of our own existence and into disasters, love stories, adventures. We work out what we feel and think about our own situations, even...

The Magic of Trees- Ash

The Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)The common Ash is native to the UK and found all over Europe, from the Arctic Circle to Turkey; it is the third most prevalent tree in the UK. You will find out all about native Flora and Fauna, including Ash on your Forest School training,...

The Magic of Trees- Hazel

The Hazel (Corylus avellana) The Hazel Tree, native to the UK, colonised as the earth changed from tundra to temperate roughly 8,200 years ago. (You can read more of this in The New Sylva by Gabriel Hemery and Sarah Simblett.)  You will find out all about native Flora...

News and Nurturing

Children’s well-being is crucial, not just for their own lives, but for society as a whole. The Good Childhood Report 2016, The Children’s Society Well-being taster day Lots of fun was had by our guests at our recent Forest School taster day as we considered the...

News and Nurturing – March 2018

Marching on… Spring is beginning to burst out all over. We are being charmed by a flock of goldfinches, visiting the teasels just outside our office every morning. Snowdrops, aconites and daffodils complete the scene and we are watching our patch of ransoms grow...