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FUN DAYS  - Tuesday 25th POSTPONED to Thursday 27th due to storm.

Due to COVID-19 fun days will be limited to groups of 15 children and 4 adults. Info here

Sessions will run from 10am to 2pm Tuesdays & Fridays on selected weeks. Children aged 4-10 only, limited to one session per week unless under-subscribed.

Initial dates available:

  • Tues 21st  July  full
  • Friday 24th July  full
  • Tues 28th July  full
  • Friday 31st July full
  • Tues 18th Aug full
  • Fri 21st Aug CANCELLED due to very high winds
  • Tues 25th Aug full and  moved to Thursday 27th
  • Fri 28th Aug  - full

Please use the online booking form. This will generate your booking request. Please make payment after your place has been confirmed. Please do not rely on social media messages or direct emails for getting a place.

Please note - Forest Fun days will not take place in very wet weather due to damage to the forest floor or high winds in case of falling branches. Winter sessions 5 degs and above.

Rules

Woodland skills are for adults, and children aged 10 or over.

Please see 'Downloads' section for more information.

BABES IN THE WOODS

Monday morning sessions (Babes in the Woods) 10:00am-12:30pm accompanied under 5s. £2.50 per child/family. Max 4 children with any one adult.  Restarting Sept 7th 2020. Suspended due to new 6 person rule - sorry.

Please text or call 07825 749201 if you are attending. Email deb@djmanns.com. Join the Babes in the Woods WhatsApp group

If temperature is forecast less than 7degs, very wet or windy (wind from N, NE or NW also a factor) we will not run.

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What is Forest School?

Forest School is based on an idea that originated in Scandinavia, using the outdoors as a learning environment. Bredon Forest School provides exactly that learning environment in a safe, outdoor 'classroom', located in a secluded private woodland only two miles from Bredon.

Activities include hide and seek, den building, picture making, bug hunting, collecting and sorting, singing, listening, observing growth and decay, noting changes in seasons, leaf printing, tree rubbing and many more.

Materials can include mud, sticks, logs, leaves, stones, twigs, string, collecting boxes, magnifying glasses, tarpaulins, books, pictures, paper, charcoal, sand, water... and plenty of imagination!.

Sessions are provided on a regular basis for local schools, playgroups and child-minder groups. Other groups arrange visits on a more casual basis.

Holiday 'fundays' are not structured activities by adults but free play for primary school aged children with some adult supervision!