Monthly Archives: May 2014


Tears and forest school seem to go hand in hand.  Given that I’m forever saying what a lovely time we had, how much fun the children had and what a great experience it was, you’d be forgiven for thinking that there was something that didn’t quite add up.  But no, the tears and the good

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Knives & trust

There’s something slightly disconcerting about trying to instill a sense of discipline in an angry 8 year old with a long stick in one hand and a knife in the other. Of course, in the UK, we’ve had the news of a child stabbing a teacher in class this week – and this is a

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