The Ark Private Day Nursery

For just over a year we supported The Ark to develop their Forest School site and practice once a month. They have gone from strength to strength, used our training offer to extend some of their own staff knowledge and qualifications and now run forest school independently every week for their children.

There were many highlights in this project but one which stands out is this? After playing down by the river for a while we found this. and the question was "Are fish made of Porridge?" What followed was one of the loveliest conversations with small children you could ever wish to hear. They were confident to suggest ideas, kind in listening to others answers, and thoughtful...

Since we finished this monthly project with the Ark our partnership has not diminished. We have worked on whole team staff training around outdoor learning, and we are working on their site development too so Forest School at The Ark is definitely set to continue and be a substantial element in their continuously Outstanding rated provision with OFSTED.

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