Beech: It was the last forest school trip for Beech group today and we finished it off by spending time in another part of Basildon Park. It is area that Granville (one of Basildon Park’s groundsmen) has created especially for us with log piles, willow wigwams finished and unfinished for the children to develop themselves. There’s also a superb tree for climbing and two huge tree trunks laid over a dip to encourage balancing.

We were also honoured to be the first group to use a picnic be...


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