Photo taken from On this blog we want to feature some of the people and projects which inspire us. We came across The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery years ago in a Guardian article about early years education. It’s based in Scotland and the pre-school children spend all day, whatever the weather, outside playing in the woods. The nursery has a lovely website which is worth a look at and Cathy Bache (founder of the

May 18, 2021

School Farms

Information taken from We just heard about this conference all about helping schools run their own farms and it caught our interest. It’s run by the School Farms Network on 5th-6th October 2012 in Banbury, Oxfordshire. The organisers say it is aimed at “schools considering starting to rear any kind of livestock, and for anyone interested in raising standards through the beneficial effects of farming in education.” There are 82 school farms in the
Forest School in Ramadan By Nadine Marroushi – Forest School Training Student This month is a holy month for Muslims around the world. This week we are celebrating Forest School in Ramadan. The Islamic calendar is based around the lunar cycle and this year it begins on Monday 12th April and will end on 11th May. It was on a yoga trek on the Nepalese side of the Himalayas a few years ago when I