The children very much enjoyed all aspects of your well planned day and believe that they were doing something to help, something authentic in their own small way, in caring for the woodland and the planet. Days like these help our children to see the positive steps that they can take on their journey to becoming valuable members of their own communities in later life, one of the goals of the new Curriculum for Wales.
Pupil voice – nearly half of the class were blown away by the mushroom walk around Parson’s Wood and the knowledge about each species was incredible! The talk about the various species of trees and the Woodwide Web sparked many questions on return to school.
Just over a quarter of children again loved the therapeutic activity of bracken bashing and the rest loved the planting of the willow and having a go at the weaving and the creation of their own natural art pictures.