Forest School

Posts on the website relating Forest School activities.

Are you a sheep?

Are you a sheep? If you are, then please don’t read on. Delete this message and carry on doing what you were doing. Still here? So you’re not a sheep then? You’re a rebel at heart? I didn’t think you were a sheep. If you were then you wouldn’t be reading this; you’d be reading […]

We've some fantastic news to share today

We’ve some fantastic news to share today. We’ve been rather busy in the office over the last month getting some new things in place, including a new (slight) diversification for Forest Skills Ltd. This has resulted in us being a little quiet on the blogging front as well. Hopefully you’ll agree that it’s been worth […]

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!  

Impressive skills

This afternoon we ran a birthday party for a group of 10 year olds. We were really lucky that the weather stayed dry even though we had the big tarp up. As well as learning about the countryside code, the boys learnt several methods of making fire. The Team were really impressed by two of […]

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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