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Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:42
What a busy week! We have been taking part in the Wildlife Trusts #30dayswild this week. The children have been exploring grass, sand and mud in bare feet, searching for creepy crawlies, making daisy chains and cloud watching. In Science, they have been exploring Colour In Nature - learning about... Read More »
tags: well being, Science, Art, D&T
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 09:35
Another week of fabulous outdoor learning. Tawny Owl set 2 new challenges this week for Forest School and the children have enjoyed making magic wands as well completing previous suggested activities such as shelters and nests. Many of the children have been again looking closely at the habitats in... Read More »
tags: Art, D&T, Science, Maths
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 11:38
Great learning in the outdoors again this week. The younger children have been creating natural rainbows and shelters, while children across the school have been looking at their outdoor spaces and the habitats that are there. There has been more bird watching, and research into the animals they... Read More »
tags: Science, Art, D&T, Maths
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 11:46
There has been so much outdoor learning  this week, Tawny Owl has had to make some tough decisions on which pictures to use; especially as some of the files were huge and needed converting. Thank you to all of you who have sent in pictures for our Blog. "We had a lot of fun digging up the weeds... Read More »
tags: Science, P.E. Art, D&T, Maths
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 16:35
Thank you everyone for your contributions to our outdoor learning blog for this week. So much has been happening. It was really difficult to choose which pictures to include; some files unfortunately were just too large. Lily created some amazing Rothko inspired art. She was very organised &... Read More »
tags: Science, D&T, Maths, Art
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 12:39
I am really missing the time I spend in the woods with you all, but I am trying to get outside every day to help my well-being and mental health. I have been trying to get a walk in everyday, which has been quite challenging at times as lots of people are out walking with their families which is... Read More »
tags: outdoor learning, Science
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