outdoor learning Wales

Teachers – see how we can help you take learning outdoors this term!

The summer has flown by, and the kids will soon be back in school. We know teachers have already been busy planning for the 2018-2019 academic year. But if you’re still looking for ideas and inspiration to take learning outdoors, read on!

Survival topic schools

Pupils celebrate surviving to the end of term!

Today I welcomed pupils from Tai Education Centre in RCT to our Bridgend Bushcraft Basecamp.

The pupils had focused on a survival topic this term in school. So to finish the topic and celebrate the end of term, pupils got to put in to practice the survival skills they’d learnt in the classroom.

outdoor learning South Wales

Outdoor school activities for teachers planning for the next school year

We’re almost at the end of the school year and the start of the summer holidays. And we know teachers have already started planning for the next school year. Keep reading to find out more about our outdoor School Adventures in South Wales.

The perfect gift for someone who’s feeling stressed

Life can be stressful. And the stats show that the number of people in the UK seeing their GP about stress is increasing.

What can you do for someone who’s stressed?

It can be hard to know what to do for someone you know who’s stressed. But you want to do something. That’s why we think that the Buddy Box is a simple, brilliant idea.

A hug in a box

buddy box - stress awareness month
Image: blurtitout.org/

Blurt is a social enterprise which developed the ‘Buddy Box’. We all need a little pick-me-up sometimes and a reminder to focus on our wellbeing. And the Buddy Box is full of products focused on self-care; to help the receiver to de-stress, relax, pamper themselves a bit, or just for fun.

You can buy a one-off box or a monthly subscription for someone to receive a ‘hug in a box’. It would make a special, personal gift for a loved one or a good, timely boost for a colleague.

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Explore our other blogs about health and wellbeing.

nature south Wales

How just 5 minutes in nature can improve your health and wellbeing

We feel better when we spend time outdoors in nature. It’s good for our physical and mental health.

Ever wondered how nature is good for us?

Florence Williams explores this in her book: The Nature Fix – why nature makes us happier, healthier and more creative.

Watch Florence’s short video below to see what happens to our bodies when we spend just 5 minutes in nature (hint: it’s incredible!)