07
Jul
2020

Millie, Oliver, Paul and Hetty are cycling from Land`s End to John O`Groats to raise funds for Somerset Trust for Arts & Recreation and they would really appreciate your support Please can you take some  time and share this event. You can donate to their JustGiving page by clicking here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lejog2020aug15?utm_source=Sharethis&utm_medium=fundraising&utm_content=lejog2020aug15&utm_campaign=pfp-email&utm_term=8fb96ae4670a4fde9e66c7b5c2f38435. Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast.

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20
Nov
2019

On a wet Wednesday in August 6 mentors and 8 young people met the BugFest Gang at Tilham Farm. We were introduced to an African Land snail called Jeff, a millipede (who remained unnamed), stick insects- large and small, whip scorpions, and of course a tarantula!! The non-venomous insects we were allowed to hold, though some of.

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Forest School Day

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25
Sep
2019

Forest School Day Six children and their Independent Visitor’s took part in a Forest School activity funded by STAR and provided by Kaye from Holly & Hawthorn.  This took place at the Somerset Earth Science Centre and the group learnt how to build their own campfire, which they used to.

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Chocolatier Workshop

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05
Sep
2019

Several groups of looked after children had some new experiences during the summer holidays

with thanks to support from   STAR and facilitated by Route1.

  Chocolatier session Seven children and their Independent Visitor’s took part in a Chocolatier workshop kindly provided free of charge by Jane Swayne (Gilbert&Swayne). The children learnt about different.

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What is Scouting? ADVENTURE

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10
Feb
2019

STAR supported a Scout sleep over at the science museum . Scouting is a remarkable movement that brings amazing benefits and enjoyment to everyone involved – children, leaders, parents and everyone involved with the running of the group. Through adventure,  scouts develop team-work skills, friendships, confidence, independence, responsibility and a ‘can do’ attitude to help prepare them.

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