Tag: fire

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 ...

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 ...

Fires and Tools

Just a note on fires and the use of tools Bushcraft and fires can be an essential part of Forest School. I use tools and fires in my sessions. I only do this when I think it appropriate to the children’s level of learning. I need to feel confident the children will respond well and ...