Latest News and Info from the BRadford Forsest Schools Network

Forest Fest is back – book now!

Forest Fest is back and taking bookings!   Whether you are new to forest school, want to introduce a bit more outdoors into your life or are an experienced practitioner,... Continue reading...

Warning re. tree safety at St Ives

Forest school practitioners are advised to avoid using the area of woodland at St Ives known as Betty’s wood – see map below.  The Woodland Management team at Bradford... Continue reading...

New system for booking Bradford Council woodland

In Bradford we are very lucky to have access to some beautiful woodlands including St Ives Estate, Middleton Woods, Judy Woods, Hirst Woods, Northcliffe Woods and many more. (See... Continue reading...

Inspiring spring courses announced

After a cold and soggy winter, its time to get outdoors, brush up on skills and get inspired!  BFSN has just announced its spring and summer skills share and... Continue reading...

Discover Archaeology of Ilkley’s Middleton Woods

If you dig archaeology or love Middleton Woods in Ilkley, there is a great opportunity to uncover its history this month.  The Celebrating Woodland Heritage Project is calling for... Continue reading...

First Thursday Socials

Our Social meet-ups are a chance to catch up with others with an interest in forest schools and find out what is going on in Bradford, ask questions or... Continue reading...

Outdoor Learning Helps Children Concentrate

Children learn better after they are taken outdoors for lessons in nature, according to new research. They are much more interested and attentive, allowing teachers to instruct uninterrupted for... Continue reading...

New first aid dates announced

If you need to renew your forest school or outdoor first aid, BFSN member Chris Leleux has announced the following dates for spring through to autumn February 5th/6th Outdoor... Continue reading...

Uncover the hidden history of woodlands

The Celebrating Woodland Heritage Project, run by Pennine Prospects has released a number of new dates for Woodland Archaeology Surveys in our region and are looking for volunteers to... Continue reading...

Friend of BFSN, Colin Whitfield retires from Bradford Council

If you have ever sought permission to run a forest school in Bradford Council woodlands, it’s likely that you spoke to Colin in Woodlands Management – and likely that... Continue reading...
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