Conference, reflections and connections

This weekend we spent our time (camping) at the FSA annual conference, which was great! We heard from three really interesting speakers:...

Child directed Monday Skills

Each and every week, the children are busy, chatty, engaged, sociable, and out there being kids and playing when they come to the woods,...

Good Company Monday

On the day when thousands of children started their first full week back at school, we also had our own first day. For the past year we...

warmth at last

Finally a glimpse of blue skies behind the clouds....and some dappled sunshine in the woods...it is actually starting to feel just a tiny...

June woodland wetness

This last weekend we spent time meeting with the local East Sussex Forest School Association group. We met in the woods to discuss our...

Summer days and nights

We've had a restful week in the sunshine and are enjoying the fact the summer feels like it has really arrived. The bluebells are busy...

May Play and Mental Health

The sun has shone on us this week as we explored the woods. We have welcomed new children and adults and shared drinks and snacks and...

Spring is in the air

It has been a long, cold winter for many reasons. We've been quietly holed up at home, like the rest of the world. As with everyone, it's...

And so it doesn't begin again...

We've enjoyed tonight's late night news watching with the teenage children of the house. It's odd that we gathered together to watch and...

Spending time connecting with nature

As we approach the impending changes in restrictions to our lives, we have been considering the importance of being in the woods for all....

The Promise

THE PROMISE Click on the title above to watch the animated  film about planting to make the world a better place for all. ​ The Promise...

Shelter Building

After a couple of weeks of scheming, planning, clearing, measuring, sawing, fixing, thinking, pondering, chin rubbing, and general...

Parent and child playing in the woods next Tuesday!

New term, new adventures! We are starting a parent and child group in the woods next week, so please come and join us and meet some other...

After School Club Bookings

Now that we are all back at school, we are now taking bookings for after school club from St Mary's school! Book Here!

New term, new kit....

So school has started back up, as has the Autumnal morning chill in the air. We are expecting some chillier and wetter weather weather...

Farewell to the summer

The children had their final fling in the woods today. They all continued their activity and individual fascinations from previous...

High wind forecast

We have been watching the ever changing weather forecasts throughout the day. Although the skies looked gorgeous this evening, it is set...

Woodland Work

During lockdown we spent some of our time applying for funding towards installing running water to the woodland site and towards the cost...

Is Autumn on its way?

The rain clouds have gathered and there is a breeze in the air. We spent a brief time checking out the new wood piles created from...

Tree trimming

We've been having a week off this week, to spend much needed time with the family. This has meant there have been no sessions in the...