Forest School

Congratulations

Congratulations to all those who completed their AQA certified Introduction to Bushcraft & Survival Skills qualification today. Lots of great skills shown over the last couple of sessions & the water tasted pretty good as well by all accounts! Chris & The Forest Skills Ltd Team Let the adventure begin!  

FireDragon confirmed as MOD replacement for Hexamine!

FireDragon confirmed as MOD replacement for Hexamine! BCB International Ltd, the Cardiff based manufacturer of military and civilian equipment, have confirmed that they’ve won a four year deal with the UK MOD for ‘the supply of a new operational ration cooker and fuel’. At Forest Skills Ltd, we have been testing the FireDragon fuel for […]

Wonderful weather

Wonderful weather Well it’s absolutely lovely in the woods today. The sun’s shinning in an almost clear sky, the holly tree is laden with berries which the birds are having a lovely time eating. There’s a cloud of mosquitoes haphazardly buzzing above me while the buzzards are riding the thermals in the next field. Suddenly […]

New assault course starts

Yesterday we started installing our new assault course. We’ve got loads planned but in the mean time why not come down and challenge yourself on the ‘high’ ropes and wobbly log! Book on to a course (or book a birthday party) and during any free time you can have a go 🙂 Chris & the […]

A new toy & the physics of fire by friction

A new toy & the physics of fire by friction Well it was back to school this morning for our regular forest school visitors. This week we are looking at fire and this mornings session kicked off with a bout of making fire by friction. Following a demonstration of how to make up the fire […]

Calling all trainee forest school assistants & leaders

Calling all trainee forest school assistants & leaders Are you in the process of undertaking your forest school training? Are you looking for somewhere to run your sessions? Following last years very successful trainee programme (our trainee gained her certificate and found a full time job as a forest school leader within just a few […]

Hello again!

Hello! We’re back & running again!. It’s been a testing few weeks (months?) while the website has been down, but we’ve still be working hard in the woods; teaching our weekly forest school sessions as well as running several private bookings for groups & working with a neighbouring company to provide forest school training to […]

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