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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 09:49
This term year 6 will be looking at the Woodland Trust Charter for Trees, Woods and People. They will be encouraged each week to participate in activities linked with the charter. This week they were encourage to help build up the deadwood hedge - to help maintain an obvious boundary for our... Read More »
tags: Year 6, teamwork, Maths, Design and Technology, Science
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:56
It snowed! We all danced around and got very excited. It was very icy and the snow landed on our noses, making them feel cold and tickly. When the snow came down we ran to Stump Central while shouting "It's snowing!" We were all freezing in the woods today, due to our poor choice of clothing; so we... Read More »
tags: clothing, patience, perseverance, determination, practise, fun
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:05
Year 3 and 5 helped the adults create this video to show their learning at Forest School. Read More »
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 16:21
Have a look at these short videos of our day in the forest.   Read More »
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:31
When Whitebeam Group arrived at the woods, Tawny Owl met us at the bus and told us to put our hoods up because it was a little windy and sticks could fall on our heads. Before we got off the minibus it was raining heavily but luckily the rain stopped and later the sun came out. Sitting round Stump... Read More »
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 16:27
Another beautiful day in the woods today. There were lots of fungi to look at and the children were able to identify a couple using the books. We enjoyed fire striking with Bumble Bee and Tawny Owl worked with some children learning how to use knives safely and successfully. The children 'harvested... Read More »
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 14:21
In Forest School we had hot chocolate built bridges and made necklaces. We made the necklaces out of conkers and string. We boiled the water by putting a kettle above the fire on a tripod. We put the hot chocolate powder in a big jug, and poured the water into the jug, stirred it and poured it out... Read More »
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 16:08
A beautiful autumnal day in the woods. Both groups had a  fire and made damper bread enjoyed with syrup. Look at the class gallery to see more of what has been going on. Read More »
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 16:30
The woods were feeling quite autumnal today - lots of fungi, and the wonderful smell of wood smoke. Look a the class gallery for more photos, and tomorrow year five will make their own contributions to the blog. Tawny Owl. Read More »
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 16:35
A rather damp day in the woods today. Lots of fungi to find and identify however. Reverend Hugh joined us for a while at the start of our afternoon session and we talked about harvest fruits. The children came up with some amazing ideas for harvest from us: talking about happiness, trust, obedience... Read More »