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Teachers, educational providers and inquisitive minds - welcome to the teachers' blog. This is a place for all those who are teaching and inspiring the next generation - no matter what age you teach you will find lots of exciting and engaging ideas on all things trees, forests and more.

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Latest posts

Ranger in a bag fieldwork
23 May 2023
What is National Fieldwork Fortnight and how will it benefit your class?
A group of five school children in the forest, wearing high-vis vests and looking at a clipboard
01 February 2023
What is Ranger in a Bag and how does it work?
Autumn red orange trees
05 September 2022
Uncover the science behind the changing season, and discover why leaves change colour in this magical season.
Learning Westonbirt
30 November 2021
Activities to help prioritise children's mental health in any outdoor setting.
Tree hug sculpture - two grass coloured hands hugging a tree
02 November 2021
Promoting discussion and inspiring students to take action.
Children holding acorns
27 September 2021
Everything you need to know to organise a successful teacher-led forest visit. Help overcoming potential barriers to visiting the nation's forests.
Young child in waterproofs pokes a stick into a log, with holly leaves in foreground.
06 September 2021
Discover five compelling reasons why visiting woodlands with your class should be top of your list.
Sherwood Bushcraft School and youth groups
21 April 2021
To keep everyone safe, we have introduced some changes to school and educational group visits. Your health and safety is our top priority, and as you would expect we have introduced a few changes.

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