For one of our Year 6 classes this afternoon was their last full Forest School session before they embark on the excitement of secondary school. It was a fantastic afternoon and we even beat the weather (just about). The children set up the camp fire and prepared the food whilst Miss Rowe fired up the cob oven. Perfect pizzas and pesto flat breads, nettle crisps, foraged and fried, popcorn and nettle tea. Delicious food, delightful company and then the deluge came! No-one cared about the weather, it was just a wonderful way to spend an afternoon.
Independent, confident, imaginative children on their way to the next stage in their lives. They have learned so many skills that will help them to understand the value of the natural world around them and their responsibility in protecting it.
Principle 2: Forest School takes place in a woodland or natural wooded environment to support the development of a relationship between the learner and the natural world.
Article 29: We all have the right to develop our talents and abilities to the full.