February 2014

Brookden

Introducing BrookDen!

This term, the PTA will transform a patch of neglected woodland near the school kitchen into an exciting natural play area. We are employing an experienced Volunteer Coordinator to lead weekly work parties on the woodland but we need YOUR help! We need 4—8 volunteers each session, no experience needed, just enthusiasm, working 9:00—12:00 or 12:30 to 3:30pm. Hot soup provided! We also need donations of tools like spades, trowels, wheelbarrows and gloves and even logs for playing on.

Dates for volunteer task days

Friday 14th February
Clearing rubble from the site
Saturday 15th February (with a free woodland crèche)
Create safe play zones under trees
Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd February (with a free woodland crèche)
Building a network of paths
Friday 28th February
Coppice the woodland
Friday 7th March
Prune archways into the hedge
Friday 14th March
Plant an edible hedge
Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd March
Create natural play features
Friday 28th March
Build a rustic fence
Friday 4th April
Finishing the rustic fence

Get in touch to get involved!

  • Please book on the volunteer task days by calling Firouz on 07974 680875 or emailing: friendsofbrookburn@gmail.com
  • We also need donations to fund the project— our target is £10,000. To donate online go to: www.charitychoice.co.uk/BrookburnPTA

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