Category: Media

King Athelstan School images

The best images from our fun sessions with King Athelstan School.

Our article in Saints Alive

Read our front page article in the Saint's Alive Newsletter, which is delivered locally to our woodland site. Thanks to all at All Saints and St John the Evangelist in Kingston upon Thames for printing the article, it really does help spread what we are up to. You can download a copy here saints alive ...

Our 1st Newsletter

Welcome to our first newsletter for St John's School. It is packed with pictures and information from the first year of Forest School. You can read it online or download the full newsletter as a PDF at the bottom of this article.   Download the PDF here: Newsletter1_WEB

We’ve been captured as a piece of art!

As part of St John's School's Science Week we were asked to provide all the children with a forest experience. Of course we decided to talk about the science behind fire, and just had to light a fire and have every child roast a Marshmallow!  As part of the week, the organiser, who happens to ...

Stephen will be speaking at…

Stephen will be speaking about the benefits of Forest School at the UK's leading ADHD conference held by the ADHD Foundation. The conference is held in Liverpool on Thursday 8th November 2018 - Friday 9th November 2018. Below is supporting information. https://vimeo.com/256740817

Footprint Tunnels

We have been having fun experimenting with making and placing a footprint tunnels around our woods. We made simple tunnels from corrugated plastic (instructions below) and left one monitored by a movement activated camera. After a few mishaps including a fox pinching one of the tunnels(!) we were able to capture a few images of ...

It snowed!

The "Beast from the East" descended on Forest School today. After a sleepless night wondering if it was a good idea, I decided -3 air temperature and -7 windchill was perfectly fine, providing all were clothed correctly. A little snow wasn't going to stop today's session! We decided to keep ourselves warm by building a ...

A little bit of fun!

It's the end of our first half term at St John's in Kingston. Here's a little reminder of some of the fun we've had!

Forest Beginnings

    I will be holding forest school sessions at St John's School Kingston Upon Thames, starting January 2018. Currently they will be for specific students. The plan is to offer broader sessions across the school once funding is secured. We have a great site spread over 60m x 15m. It includes a purpose built ...