05
Dec
2018

Volunteers needed!

  Would you like to help inspire children about the fabulous nature and wildlife that can be found in Devon? At A Touch of the Wild, we run exciting activities for all ages in the woods at Grammarcombe woods on the edge of Exeter. We are looking for volunteers to help weekdays and weekends at […]

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03
Sep
2018

Meet the Wild Tots Team

  Our Autumn Wild Tots term has just begun, meet the fabulous team behind our Outdoor Toddler Group! They tell us what they love most about the woodland, and how it all began! Beccy teaches Wild Tots on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings… I am mostly involved with Wild Tots, but can be found helping out with […]

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19
Jul
2018

Meet the team: Beccy

  My name is Beccy, I am mostly involved with Wild Tots, but can be found helping out with birthday parties, holiday clubs and family days too! I have always loved the outdoors, I grew up mountain climbing and skiing in Switzerland. My first job was as a Sailing Instructor and this prompted me to do […]

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23
Apr
2018

Work with us: Forest School Practitioner

  A Touch of the Wild are looking for an enthusiastic and bubbly Forest School Practitioner to join our team, helping run birthday parties at the weekends and education groups during the week. Skills required include: Forest School Level 3 certification Recent and significant experience in leading Forest School/outdoor education sessions with children of a […]

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09
Mar
2018

Wild on the road: Tara takes Forest School to China!

  In October 2017 I and another Forest School leader went to China for 2 and a half weeks delivering activities to 3 different settings around Beijing. It was an intense experience in so many ways, with some very heart warming insights to boot, here is a summary of our time… Things I learnt: I actually […]

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07
Mar
2018

Meet the team: Alice

  My name is Alice and I work with A Touch of the Wild for birthday parties and holiday clubs. My love of the outdoors began at an early age. My mum was always telling me off for climbing trees and ruining my pretty dresses with mud or grass stains! I became a primary teacher […]

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05
Jan
2018

A Day in the Life of… Steph

A very Happy New Year to you all, we hope you had a fabulous Christmas! We are raring to go this year and will be updating you with lots of new events and changes here at A Touch of the Wild. For now, we’d like to introduce Steph, our fantastic assistant. She tells us about […]

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29
Sep
2017

A Day in the life of… Eve

This week’s ‘A Day in the Life of’ features our lovely leader, Eve, and why she loves her job as a Forest School Leader at A Touch of the Wild. “Well I can use this week of Forest School work as a good example of why I love my job! I’ve been outside every day in the […]

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forest school, woodland education, wild play, outdoor education, a touch of the wild, forest learning, learning, devon, activities, team building, exeter, nature
19
Sep
2017

A Day in the Life of… Lorna

This week’s ‘A Day in the Life of’ features our fabulous volunteer, Lorna. She tells us all about her time with us (so far we hope!)… I have been volunteering with A Touch of the Wild for just over two years; it started as a taster to see if the job would suit me and I’m now completely […]

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forest school, woodland education, wild play, outdoor education, a touch of the wild, forest learning, learning, devon, activities, team building, exeter, nature, volunteering