Sherwood Bushcraft School and youth groups

The teachers' blog

Inspiration and support for teachers

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

Learning Westonbirt
Blog
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
Blog
02 November 2021
Promoting discussion and inspiring students to take action.
Children holding acorns
Blog
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.
Blog
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
Blog
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.
Sherwood Pines Forest Activity Bag
Blog
21 April 2021
For far too long, the quiet murmur of excited school children exploring the forests has been missing from the forests. Now, as lockdown restrictions are eased we are very excited to welcome you back to the nation’s forests.
Woman in denim sitting on bench in the forest, writing in a book
Blog
29 October 2020
Half-term may be coming to a close but there are many ways to keep the sights, smells, tranquillity and adventures of the forest alive in your classroom. From guided yoga adventures for students, to downloadable autumn activities - we've got you covered as you prepare for the second half of term at school.
Autumn red orange trees
Blog
16 September 2020
Uncover the science behind the changing season, and discover why leaves change colour in this magical season.

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