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Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 21:20
Have a look at the video for a tase of what year one have been learning in the last couple of weeks.   Read More »
tags: Music, Science, outdoor learning, Maths
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 19:22
Year 6 chose to have a whole day in the woods today. Wren provided a shuttle to run the children to the wood in 2 groups.  It was not a usual Forest School session because there were 28 children to support. They began with a game of Beetle Tag, after a small group had chosen an area to play. The... Read More »
tags: outdoor learning, Maths, D&T, Science, P.E., PSHE, mental health
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 20:43
Year one took advantage of the lovely weather this week to enjoy a variety of Outdoor Learning opportunities. It began on Tuesday morning following some very heavy overnight rain, and an enormous puddle in the playground. Mrs Stanford allowed her ‘inner child’ to take control (remembering a... Read More »
tags: outdoor learning, Science, Maths, D&T, English, Geography, PSHE, year 1
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 17:41
Year One enjoyed a day at school, playing a team building game and pond dipping. They learned so much while having fun! Each group began with a time of reflection - considering how lucky we are to live in such a beautiful place. Each thinking about something for which they are grateful. Have a look... Read More »
tags: Science, P.E., outdoor learning, Maths
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 20:20
Year 2 enjoyed a beautiful day in the woods today. We were joined by Sparrow (Mrs Benson) for the day, which was lovely for the children. They helped to pick nettles to make nettle crisps and nettle tea. Most of the children tried the nettle crisps, and agreed they were quite tasty - and crispy, as... Read More »
tags: outdoor learning, well being, Science, D&T
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 16:57
Year 2 had a great day in the woods last week. Have a look at the video to see what they were up to.   Read More »
tags: outdoor learning, D&T, Maths, Science, well being
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 13:57
Year one each wrote a sentence about their session in the woods. As you can see, the dead squirrel was quite important in the day's activities! I made a xylophone out of wood. India and I made a den called Bumblebell Den and we went to sleep on our coats in the den. I was digging a big hole. I... Read More »
tags: Maths, outdoor learning, Science, D&T
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 16:24
Year one enjoyed another busy day in the woods on Thursday. There was bug hunting, foraging, browsing, tool work, bird watching and shelter building, among other things. The learning achieved was incredible. The children learned about safe foraging - and tasted Beech and Lime leaves...straight from... Read More »
tags: outdoor learning, Science, Maths, D&T, English
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 18:56
What a wet morning! There were no organised activities on offer in the woods today as everything was very wet! However, as you will see from the photos and video below, most children entered into the spirit of things - even if they just enjoyed the spectacle of some very muddy friends! They learned... Read More »
tags: Science, PSHE, D&T, Maths
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 14:31
Year One had another busy day in the woods last week. They played with their friends and enjoyed using tools to make fairy furniture.   Read More »
tags: Science, Maths, D&T, P.E.