Forest School Holiday Clubs

We are extremely excited about our Forest School holiday clubs! They are coming up throughout July and August and we thought it would be a nice for us to introduce our amazing team. This way the children who haven’t been to us before can learn a little bit about us. As well as, recognise our faces and have an idea…

Sneezy the Dragon – Forest School

Sneezy the Dragon – Forest School. I no longer attend our Forest School sessions. I just sit behind the desk doing the admin, managing the sessions and liaising with parents. So, lockdown weary I decided to pop along to the woods at Burbage Common last week. I meet the new faces who are joining us on our adventures and see…

The ‘Other’ Pandemic – Children’s Mental Health

If you are interested in learning more about Forest school and it’s benefits for cognitive development, health and wellbeing and/or The ‘other’ pandemic – Children’s mental health, we have two zoom workshops coming up on: Thursday 3rds December 7pm-8:30pm and Saturday 21st November 0930-1100, respectively. Why is children’s mental health such a concern for us? I have worked with families…

Confidence, friendship, and teamwork…’Katylous Forest School’

A few weeks ago, I feel we had a real breakthrough with the children who attend our Burbage Common Forest School sessions. Particularly with friendship, confidence and teamwork. Our theme for the week was ‘shapes’, so we went on a hunt in the woods. We found lots of interesting patterns and shapes in the trees. Trees have really beautiful looking…

Movement Difficulty – Recent Research

Recent Research – In a recent study, Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences tested foundation stage children from different schools. They found that 90% showed a degree of movement difficulty. With many experiencing problems with balance and co-ordination which are impacting their ability to learn in class. They also found that up to 30% of children are…

Workshop: Events

We regularly offer one-off events such as; Nerf War battles, Survival camps, Angry Birds battles, Father and Son Days, Family events, raft building challenges, Wild Woman. Join our workshop or call to find out more – 01455 289 202 / 07841 159 684. Thanks for reading Katylous http://www.katylous.co.uk

Workshop: Play

Play: The importance of outdoor play, the Scandanaviuan way of learning and essential need to get children back outdoors playing amongst nature with friends rather than behind a screen, restricted and stripped of childhood due to health and safetly and movements in society. Join our play workshop or call to find out more – 01455 289 202 / 07841 159…