Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club

Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club


My son’s 4th year and his brothers 2nd year. Whatever the weather they love it. Creative Messy fun in nature! They begin asking in January as we drive past ...β€˜when is GLO club?’!
Anna, thank you so much for this week. Ailsa and Elspbeth had such a good time and said they loved every minute of it. I've enjoyed seeing their forest creations come home. Well done too for showing the kids how much fun getting back to nature can be.
Would recommend your club to anyone x
Ellie Rose

Weekly Outdoor Clubs for pre-school children, holiday clubs for school age children & school sessions. We specialise in Outdoor Learning & Forest Schools.

Get Your Children Outside; exploring nature, learning new skills, working with others and marvelling at what nature has to offer! Watch this site to find out about our Outdoor Clubs and Holiday Clubs held at a variety of locations in Northumberland.

Operating as usual

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 30/07/2021

Day 10 - I can't believe that Glo club 2021 has finished. It has been a fabulous 2 weeks. I have enjoyed every minute and am so grateful that it has gone ahead and we've had a fantastic bunch of children! I also can't thank the team enough, they are what make GLO club fantastic! Looking forward to seeing everyone next summer! 😁😁

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 29/07/2021

Day 9 - An arty kind of day, my favourite kind of day!! I love the work of Andy Goldsworthy and we all enjoyed producing our own pieces of art inspired by him. I was amazed how creative they are. We used wood, leaves, pine cones, sticks, material and leaf prints. We also had a fabulous game of knights and rebels where the rebels tried to invade the tyre fort. This afternoon we enjoyed sticky cinnamon apples- they're delicious! Can't believe that tomorrow is our last day!!!

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 28/07/2021

Day 8 - A wonderful day building fairy houses, hotels, swings, chairs, cars....anything they could think of! We found a fairy breath tree and they used it to make bracelets for each other. We had a great game of get lost. They were incredible hiders today. We couldn't see them, even when we knew where they were!! We took advantage of a cloudier day and played spirit of the woods on the field. They enjoyed cooking fairy toast this afternoon.

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 27/07/2021

Day 7 - The children chose to have another Harry Potter day today which was great! They definitely needed some chill out time in the hammock and in the cool of the trees after a competitive game of Dementors and prisoners! We walked blindfolded through the forbidden forest. We ate roasted basilisc (hotdogs!) ans marshmallow sandwiches. We had a wonderful game of get lost. The children just disappeared under their camouflage sheets!! What a fab day.


Day 6

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 26/07/2021

Day 6 - What a fabulous start to a new week. We were thinking about stick man and all the things that sticks could be used for. They were so imaginative. We had wands, bug hotels, stick people, a Robin, bow and arrows, nests and pictures among many other things. They enjoyed cooking marshmallows and crumpets and we had a fantastic game of capture the flag. We also used the slack line and were amazed with the amount of beetles out and about!!

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 23/07/2021

Day 5 - Can't believe we're at the end of the first week!! What a lovely day we've had with our group of wild children. We made wild child dens, leaf print bandanas, had a big game of capture the flag, made journey sticks and ate marshmallow sandwiches and cinnamon apples. I've had such a fun week with some fabulous children and I can't thank all the leaders enough who make the week so wonderful for the kids! Can't wait for next week!!😁😁

[07/23/21]   Just to let parents know that the road was blocked today near Barrasford but I was let through. I have told the workman that there will be a number of parents needing to get through, so I'm hoping that he'll let you all through too. He didnt seem to be sure which part of Barrasford they were working on first.
Yay its Friday!!!πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 22/07/2021

Day 4 - We had fun looking for the Gruffalo today. We made animal homes and talked about their names ( nest, burrow, web, sett, den, hive, holt, drey - ask your child, they'll know which belongs to which animal!) We cooked pizza wraps and marshmallow sandwiches. They were delicious! They enjoyed making clay creatures and loved hunt the Gruffalo! Another superb day!

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 21/07/2021

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 21/07/2021

Day 3 - We've had a fantastic Harry Potter themed day today. We made wands, clay magical beasts, played dementors and prisoners, walked blind folded through the forbidden forest, walked along the basalisc's back, played Harry Spotter and a Harry Potter version of Chubby Bunnies. As well as chilling in the hammock, wood art and generally enjoying being in the woods! Superb!!!

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 20/07/2021

a few more photos!😁

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 20/07/2021

Day 2 - Another wonderful day in the woods with a fabulous group of children. We went searching for dinosaurs and made amazing dinosaur worlds! The forest school museum is looking great! It is already displaying a crow's beak, feathers, bones, an egg and some wonderful stones. We had bananas with chocolate this morning and marshmallow sandwiches this afternoon. We had a great team game called dinosaur eggs, they worked so well together. They enjoyed using the slack line and challenged themselves to cross it in different ways. This afternoon we had an amazing game of get lost. A group of 5 children went ahead with Conor and some camo jackets and hid. The rest of us had to walk through the woods and try and spot them. We walked so close to some of them without noticing that they were there!! Even in the photos, it's not always obvious where the person is!!

[07/19/21]   A couple of spaces have become available on Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd due to children needing to isolate.
I also have a couple of spaces on Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th.
Please let me know if you'd like to take them. 😁

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 19/07/2021

Incredible first day at GLO club. Children have been fantastic!

We all enjoyed s'mores, toasted fruity bread and hot chocolate.

Talking sticks, whittling, digging and games... Just a snippet of the fun.

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 19/07/2021

Day 1 - I can't tell you how fantastic it felt to be starting GLO club today....and that feeling has lasted all day!! The children have been wonderful and we love our new site. We have explored, whittled, made thinking sticks, gave our leaf print bunting a new lease of life, used the slack line, made elder bead necklaces, played games and ate lots!! It has been an amazing day and we can't wait until tomorrow!!


[07/19/21]   road update....been through and noone appeared to be working yet and it was open.🀞🀞🀞🀞

[07/18/21]   Just to let everyone know that I've just found out that the road from Chollerton to Barrasford will be shut this week for road repairs. Not sure which bits they're doing when. If it's just the top bit we should be able to go past Chollerton Church, round the corner and first left. This takes you to the Barrassford road (turn right at the t junction). If they're doing closer to Barrasford we'll need to go up the a68 and turn left at the Gunnerton sign. (or continue on the chollerton road past the church until you reach the a 68 and turn left. There are diversion signs) I will find out more tomorrow and let you know but will be worth giving yourself extra time. This will just add to the adventure of the week!!🀣

Photos from Grow and Learn Outdoors - GLO Club's post 18/07/2021

So fantastic to set up for GLO club today! That's us all ready for an exciting and memorable 2 weeks!! We had to try out the new equipment too.......its great fun!πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

[07/05/21]   I can't believe that it is less than 2 weeks before Summer GLO club 2021! Very excited!😁😁😁
I still have places available for Monday 19th July. Let me know asap if you'd like to book a place for your child.

[06/24/21]   Getting excited for GLO club 2021!!! Not long now!
We still have a few spaces left on 19th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd and 30th July. Let me know if you'd like to book your place!

[05/20/21]   I still have spaces left for the first week (19th - 23rd July) but am fully booked Monday to Thursday of the second week. Spaces still available on Friday 30th.

Please get in touch if you would like to book your place.




[05/03/21]   I am very excited to be able to announce some fabulous news ........ GLO club 2021 will be going ahead this year in a new venue at Chollerton First School July 19th until 30th July. Its wonderful to be able to plan the sessions after having to cancel last year. I am so very excited!! I will post more details very soon but wanted to let you all know as soon as possible. 😁🀩😁πŸ”₯πŸ”₯


Had a great week making treats for the robins (and other birds), ready for national Robin day on Monday. Hope they like them! Ready now for some time off and a recharge of the batteries, ready for the new term. Hope everyone has a peaceful, healthy and happy Christmas and New year!! πŸ˜πŸŽ…β˜ƒοΈπŸŒ²


Allowing ourselves to think about christmas now!! πŸ˜πŸŽ… Exciting!


Lest we forget.


So enjoying being back at schools and working with children again! Things may be different, but we can still get the same amount of joy and wonder working outdoors!! This week we have been exploring the autumn leaves and making pictures from them. Aren't they fab!


Today would have been the start of GLO club 2020 and I have really missed the setting up and planning of the sessions this year! I hope everyone is having a lovely and safe summer so far and that your children are able to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible, as they would have done at GLO club.
I'll get the marshmallows out today and sing "everywhere we go........." 😊

[06/02/20]   It is with great sadness that I have to announce that GLO club 2020 has had to be cancelled. We are already looking forward to and planning a fun and exciting GLO club 2021!!

Those who have already booked a place should have received an email. If you haven't, please let me know.


Dandelion honey - very impressed with the results. It is delicious!!! Will definitely make more. 😊

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