Forest School Bumpkin

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


April 2017

Outdoor Office

I'm currently sitting in the garden alternating between sunglasses and a blanket cuddling hot water bottle. Classic British weather! I'm trying to find some enjoyment and to give myself inspiration while tackling the hardest part of the forest school training,... Continue Reading →


Clay creatures hiding in the woods

On the last day of our training we had to deliver our own forest school session to the rest of the group. This is something that I felt more confident in as it didn't involve tools, fires or shelters. TheĀ ... Continue Reading →

Campfire Cooking – a whole new world

As part of our assessment, we had to cook a course of a lunch in small groups. Now cooking on a campfire is not something I have had much practise with. Marshmallows on the end of a stick and bbqs... Continue Reading →

Forest School Assessment Week

I can't believe it's already been 6 months since I did the Forest School training week. So much has developed in my school since but I still don't feel like I've mastered this forest school leader thing. I felt anxious... Continue Reading →

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