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Urban Outdoors Forest school – afterschool club Summer term 2022

April 20 - July 13, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Gillespie Park Nature Reserve 10 Tannington Terrace, Gillespie Road
London, N5 1LE United Kingdom
| Free – £144,00

Weekly on Wednesdays – 2-hour after school Forest school session. Based at Gillespie park nature reserve with collection from Ambler Primary school.

We’ve got so many exciting activities in store for our Forest school this term, the activities closely follow the seasons but  include herbal tea making, leather-work, making mallets and green woodcarving using tools, shelter building and dens, rope work, making dipped beeswax candles, whittling, clay work, felting, weaving & dyeing – each session includes grounding activities to help children rest and connect with nature and the environment – some sessions are based on our story-telling activities and include activities with explorative dance!

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What to bring:

Please pack a lunch, water bottle, rain-coat and waterproof trousers – an extra layer is always a good idea as we are outside for the whole of the sessions. Please wear outdoor shoes – so wellies are great, but just something that you don’t mind getting wet/muddy!

Weather – when it rains we put up a tarpaulin shelter for the children to keep dry under, however being out in the rain can be fun and offers loads of opportunities for Forest school activities; splashing in puddles, making rivers and dams, collecting and transporting water, making mud slides-  the childrens imagination goes wild with things to do in the rain!

We play lots of organised games, capture the flag, 40/40 home, eagle eyes, evolution, bat & Mouse and make sure that those who are feeling a bit cautious have plenty of opportunities to join in and make new friends.

Term Dates:
Summer one – 20th April – 25th May 22
Summer two – 8th June – 13th July 22


Ambler Afterschool club


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April 20, 2022, 3:30 PM
July 13, 2022, 5:30 PM
Free – £144,00
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Gillespie Park Nature Reserve
10 Tannington Terrace, Gillespie Road
London, N5 1LE United Kingdom
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