Woodland Play 2017

Woodland Play 2017
Welcome to Woodland Play 2017! Here  you will find what is happening for young children and families at Highbury Orchard Community. There are two groups: Under 5 (Wednesdays at 1:30) and 5-8 (After School Club, Wednesdays at 3:45). The age ranges are only a guideline to following the interests of the children, so others outside ...

WINTER SOLSTICE 21st December, 3 – 5PM

WINTER SOLSTICE 21st December, 3 - 5PM
WINTER SOLSTICE 21st December, 3 - 5PM It's the shortest, darkest and probably the coldest day of the year, so why the celebration? Imagine wrapping up warm, standing around a campfire with a hot drink and staring into the bright flames. It's a perfect time to reflect on the year that is passing and let ...

Outdoor Learning Handbook

Outdoor Learning Handbook
Our handbook is free to download as a PDF via this link: Highbury Outdoor Learning handbook If you want your children to be fit and healthy, enjoy and engage in fun and free activities (and learn a little about themselves and our planet along the way), you will find something interesting here! The handbook identifies ...

Children’s Community Garden 2015

Children's Community Garden 2015
This post contains a diary of events and reflections on the different features that make up our children's community garden. We hope it gives a taste of  the different events, the successes and set-backs, and generally helps others who would like to do something similar in their community space. 10th August, the Keyhole Garden The ...

Woodland Play Club & Holiday Events

Woodland Play Club & Holiday Events
WOODLAND PLAY UNDER 5s welcomes home-schooling families and those with under 5s, with provision for the babies too. Meet with Liz every Wednesday in term-time 1:30 - 3:30, but you can leave earlier to pick up older children from school. WOODLAND PLAY  AFTER SCHOOL CLUB welcomes 5-8 year olds and their siblings, accompanied by a ...

Woodland Play

Woodland Play
5th November: after a break for half-term our Woodland Play after school club and the earlier group, Down to Earth returned to the serious business of playing outdoors last Wednesday. We made good use of the leaves in the early afternoon, and found some excellent hiding places after school. As we said a cheery goodbye ...

50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4 1

I  met a lovely person from the National Trust recently and heard mention of this list they have compiled: 5o Things To Do Before You Are 11 3/4. Please take a look. Print it off and stick it on your fridge or wherever your child can see it. Every item is guaranteed to connect you ...

Woodland Play Family Feedback

Woodland Play Family Feedback
Woodland Play has been running nearly one year - we've had such fun and met lots of wonderful people along the way. Over the year, we have had over 200 visits from children. Some of you have come back again and again. This is exactly what we hoped for - to see people being active ...

Woodland Play, dates March – May

Woodland Play is running on the following dates, from 1 -3pm except 15th March: MARCH 15th (6 – 8pm) and 22nd APRIL 5th (FREE), 19th, 23rd and 26th MAY 3rd, 24th (FREE) and 28 For more details, view or download our Spring Calendar 2014