Monthly Forest School Session for children and young people with Autism

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Usually every 3rd Saturday of the month we are running Forest School from 1:30 – 4:00pm for children with ASC at Plashett Park Wood. All ages welcome. Cost £25

Sometimes we need to change the week due to other events. PLEASE CHECK DATES 

We fill the session with fun activities including games, crafts, bush craft skills, adventuring and environmental/mindful awareness and observation. Children will explore and engage with nature and learn new skills.
This session has proved to be beneficial and successful in engaging children with ASC.  Children return again and again and discover their own interests and what the woodland can offer in terms of learning, adventuring, and healthy enjoyable recreation.

We have successfully run this session for over four years now.  Dates for 2021 are: 20th March, 25th April, 22nd May, 19th June,

17th July,18th Sept,16th Oct, 20th Nov, 18th Dec.

Booking Essential.

Easter Holiday Forest School programme. 2021

We are running an Easter Holiday programme of Forest School activities at Plashett Park wood on:

Tuesday 6th,Wednesday 7th April and Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th April 2021

£35 per session per child over 8yrs 10am – 3:30pm.

Children under 8 can attend half day to be arranged. £17.50

Please email or telephone to book. Current information and a consent form will be sent to you.

Summer Holiday Forest school sessions.

Exciting and fun outdoor adventures exploring and discovering the wonders and secrets of the woodland. Play games, learn practical skills. Practice crafts. Gather round the camp circle. Make new friends, be active and have great fun!

July Weds 28th fully booked, Thurs 29th. £35 a session per child 8+yrs. 10am-3:30pm

August Tues 3rd fully booked, Weds 4th few spaces left…, Thurs 5th fully booked. £35 a session per child 8+yrs. 10am-3:30pm

August Tues 10th, Weds 11th. Thurs 12th. £35 a session per child 8+yrs. 10am-3:30pm

Children under 8 can attend for half day sessions by arrangement. £17.50

Please email or telephone to book. Information and a consent form will be sent to you online. Thank you

All the sessions last year were fully booked We had an amazing ‘Summer School 2021 within permitted guidelines. ‘. Thank you to all who joined us . It was phenomenal. We hope to see you this year… Trusting all will be well… (We are Covid aware, all policies and procedures in place.)

Build your own ‘Bird Box’ and ‘Pine Cone Feeders’.

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Planned for this spring. Cancelled due to restictions.

Make your own Bird box and pine cone feeders to take home for nesting season at our lovely woodland sawmill.

Supervision and all materials supplied, along with refreshments, in a great natural woodland environment.

Please book. Adults and children age 8+ welcome £15

Please book places limited. 

We encourage everyone to put up nesting boxes in their garden, school or local community in order to promote and enhance biodiversity and conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife.

Wild Women in the wood. ‘Reaching our roots…’ 2021

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Our gatherings are usually on Sundays….  11am – 4:00 pm
A light lunch and refreshments will be provided and you are invited to bring a small gift to exchange with another in our women’s circle. Food contributions to share are welcomed.

Cost £35

We will be enjoying the changing seasons, giving thanks for the energies of the earth, and wisdom from the skies. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the woodland, The sessions are full of wild living skills, craft and spiritual fulfilment. A day full of warm smiles and long hugs, a shared love of nature, creativity and connection. Celebrate and enjoy the woodland with other women. Get breathing and be fully alive!

Booking essential. Limited Places due to imposed Govt restrictions. 

Continued monthly dates are:

 July 25th, Sept 26th, Oct 24th, Nov 28th, Dec 19th 2021.

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‘Free Rangers’ Home education.

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‘Free Rangers’ Forest School Home Education sessions for children

*Now successfully running since SEPTEMBER  2017*

FREE RANGERS Sessions for Home Ed Children

Weekly, mornings at Plashett Park wood.

2hr sessions for under 8’s. Half day or full day sessions for over 8’s.

Children only all ages.  2hrs £15.0, All day £40.00 Half day £20.00

Our Home Ed Forest School will focus on creative arts and crafts. Aiming to nurture a love of nature connection to the seasons, working with natural materials, enjoying songs and stories.

Our focus during all seasons through out the year is that the children learn skills through ,exploring the woodland and all it offers for wellbeing and learning through nature play and connection.

We have use of a beautiful barn with a hearth for working inside as required and an additional indoor classroom.

There is extensive private ancient woodland to explore and discover our natural world and understand our place in it.

‘Wood Rangers’

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Wood Rangers

Monthly Saturday Forest School

For children over 8 years of age. Children age 5-8 years can attend 2hrs.

Morning option. 10-12:30 pm £17.50 per child

All day option 10-3.30 pm  Please bring a packed lunch. £35 per child.

Every 2nd Saturday of the month (some amendments) children can attend forest school and enjoy wild woodland games, and nature exploration in our beautiful private ancient woodland. Experience den and shelter building, bush craft and fire-lighting. Pond dipping and animal tracking too… Try craft and exciting ‘earth’ based activities outdoors, in all weathers and changing seasons….

It’s fun ,healthy,and educational. Helping to build confidence and self-esteem and improve wellbeing. The children learn so much through playing out in nature.

Dates for 2020 are March 14th, April 25th, May 9th, June 13th, July 11th, Sept 12th, Oct 10th, Nov 14th, Dec 12th.

Booking essential.

Annual Christmas Craft event at Plashett Wood Sawmills 2021

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Saturday 27th November. Sunday 28th November.

11.00am until 4:00pm

Enjoy a fabulous winter walk through this beautiful private wood and see nature as a source of inspiration. Gather evergreen sprigs, branches and pinecones to transform into enchanting rustic natural decorations.

Create a variety of seasonal gifts by the warmth of an open fire in a workshop in a beautiful old barn with an artist craft maker and Forest School leaders.

Festive wreaths, garlands, tree decorations, lanterns, and floating candles are some of the many delightful items you can make to take home.

Workshops are suitable for adults and children. Come as a family, engage your children, or simply come along on your own. There’s sure to be something creative for everyone …

Cost: £35 adult and £20 child to include all materials and refreshments.

Hot drinks and all resources included. Toilets and car parking on site. Group bookings for adults only can be arranged on additional dates to include mulled wine and mince pies.

Early booking essential.This event books up quickly.  Please email.