This piece was written for the blog by one of the tribe; Katherine. My tribe of parents are who I have been called to serve. At Eco Ed Forest School they have a huge voice and are invited to share their experiences, expertise and enlightening moments for publication. …


This piece was written for the blog by one of the tribe; Sabiha. My tribe of parents are who I have been called to serve. At Eco Ed Forest School they have a huge voice and are invited to share their experiences, expertise and enlightening moments for publication. …


This piece was written for the blog by one of the tribe; Jayne. My tribe of parents are who I have been called to serve. At Eco Ed Forest School they have a huge voice and are invited to share their experiences, expertise and enlightening moments for publication. …


Wahwoooo I’ve made it! Blog 100. Oh my. 100 episodes and blogs ago I set out to find my voice, decode Forest School for parents and go even deeper into the thing I’ve been called to do.

Now we’re here after a few bumps, scrapes, and embarrassing re listens but……


Today, I’m looking at the question of ‘What would I say to a nervous parent about getting started with Forest School?’

My answer would be trust in the process.

The Confusion Around Forest School

Forest School as you may well know by now hasn’t been explained as well as it could have, hence the daily…


What could it be? You’re racking your brains and questioning yourself aren’t you. Why is it unspoken? Is it illegal? Is it the password to Gringots bank?

Well your wait is over. The unspoken trait is Trust.

Trust is massive at Forest School not only between the leader and the…


Today I’m looking at our next theory that has relevance to Forest School and that is the theory of the Flow State devised by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in 1990.

The Theory

This theory is all about when a human being becomes so immersed and taken in by what they are doing, time simply…


Today I’m very excited to be speaking with Jayne who I’ve mentioned is one of my Eco Ed Forest School tribe.

It was a pleasure having her on the show to speak about her incredible project that her family have underway, their move into home schooling and the appeal of…


Today, I’m looking at the 11 types of play that can usually be observed by children at different stages of their development.

The Underrated State Of Play

Now if this is your first time reading this blog you may not know that play is the secret sauce of Forest School and, alongside the Forest School…


Today I move into part two of my look at how Forest School can support the EYFS or the early years foundation stage. Part 2 concentrates on the prime areas of learning which are, namely Communication and Language, Physical Development and Personal, Social and Emotional development.

If you didn’t catch…

Eco Ed Forest School

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