The benefits of walking to school

The benefits of walking to school

Introducing your children to the great outdoors need not wait until that wonderful camping trip that you have being planning for years. Face it, no matter how many great bargains in outdoor camping gear you have managed to pick up in your local discount store over the...
Resources for Forest School

Resources for Forest School

Resources for Forest Schools It is an exciting time in Ireland at the moment with a number of opportunities to become a qualified Forest School Practitioner. We started our training in Wicklow in November last when a hardy bunch of childcare professionals, youth...
Green Schools Biodiversity

Green Schools Biodiversity

Nature School recently participated in training with Green Schools Ireland to deliver the Green Schools – Biodiversity programme in Schools in Ireland as part of the Heritage in Schools programme. Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an...
International Space Station Live

International Space Station Live

International Space Station Live If you get the chance to be outdoors in nature at night or just after sunset / before sunrise your eyes will be drawn to the wonders of the night sky. Keep an eye out for the International Space Station. There are a number of phone...
Forest School principles

Forest School principles

Full principles and criteria for good practice for Forest School The growth in interest in Forest Schools has been phenomenal across the world. Mother Nature, it would appear is calling children back to here in their droves. And it’s not just Nature,...
Raheens Woodland

Raheens Woodland

Raheens Woodland, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. Raheens Wood is located just a few kilometres west of Castlebar in Co. Mayo. A great spot for a walk or a family day out or a place to take your students from your primary school as part of a field trip with the Heritage in...