Piers Clifford offers Forest School sessions to Home Educated children in the Ancient Wild Woods at Westley Farm, Chalford.
Fireside Forest School activities available include:
- free play, rope swings, whittling,
- knife skills and knife lore,
- design and making a wide range of traditional woodland craft products, tree art,
- fire skills, fire lore and fireside cooking, charcoal making,
- shelter making, ecology, wildlife and woodland maintenance,
- tanning and leatherwork
- inventing, team working,
- tracking, hunting skills and hunting lore,
- social skills and communication
Who is it for?
Home educated children of 5 to 16 are welcome.
When and Where?
- Every Wednesday during the school term we are in the Ancient Wild Woods At Westley Farm, Chalford, Stroud, GL6 8HP.These days are split into 2 sessions:
- 9.30 – 12.30 and then
- 12.30 – 3.30
children can come to one or both of these sessions.
Cost – we offer a 20% sibling discount.
- Wednesday at Westley Farm -£10 per child per session, and then £8 for each sibling joining the same session.
Children need to come dressed appropriately for the weather with a packed lunch if they are staying for the whole day.
Piers is a level 3 trained Forest School Leader and a BACP accredited counsellor and first-aider, with 15 years experience working with young people in a woodland setting. He is also a father of 3 and is fully insured with Birnbeck Insurance.