Forest School Bumpkin

A forest school leader in the making. One fire at a time.


February 2017

Forest School First Aid

For two days this week, I've driven from the big city to an idyllic woodland spot in the middle of the Surrey Hills. A surreal location for a course but a perfect little getaway. These days included a crash course... Continue Reading →


The wonders of time

I'm finding the more I give my children access to forest school the more creative they are becoming in different situations. As I have previously mentioned I set up a den in our school playground (a small area of natural... Continue Reading →

Firestarter – testing out my Tinder skills

Looking through my forest school portfolio, the largest gap was campfires. I have experienced many over the years but it is not something that I feel confident in. Sadly we're not able to have fires on Tooting Common (for obvious... Continue Reading →

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