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Outdoor education

 

Watch out for further blogs on all aspects of outdoor education in woodlands and forests throughout 2019. We welcome new blogs on all aspects of outdoor education. Please share these pages with others.

To find out more about the RFS Teaching Trees project which works with primary schools in local woods please follow the link here 

 

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Finding our voices in the woodland

October 2018

Georgia Spooner is our Gloucestershire Teaching Trees Officer. In this blog she describes a primary school visit with a speech and language focus which turned out to be one of the highlights of the year for all involved. Read her blog in full here 

 

 

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Five Great Autumn activities to try with kids in the forest

October 2018

Becky Wilkinson is our Staffordshire Education and Teacher Training OfficerShe delivers both sessions for school groups and training for teachers in using woodlands for outdoor learning. She outlines five great Autumn activities Primary teachers can try in the woods here 

 

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Five activities to try with kids in a forest

May 2018

When we’re learning in a forest all of our senses are engaged in helping us to build lasting memories. Becky Wilkinson our Teaching Trees Training and Education Officer for Staffordshire suggests you try these five activities with primary school aged children and let us know how you get on! More here 

 

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The Best Classroom in the World

April 2016 

Teaching Trees Education Officer Nicki Jempson spells out why woods make the best classroom in the world! This blog was written for the Tree Charter. Read more here