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Friday, October 16, 2020 - 16:05
Year 3 were so excited to be returning to the woods. Have a look at the videos to get a taste of some the amazing learning going on.   Read More »
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 09:35
My goodness, everyone has been so busy with their outdoor activity. Here are the final few photos taken from Google Classroom - I have included as many as I was able; some of your class teachers have been very keen and already archived your class folders, so I was unable to get at some of them.... Read More »
tags: Art, Science, P.E. D&T, IT
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 15:35
Year one Bubble B have had an amazing Forest School experience this term. It has been so beneficial for everyone to be out in the woods, enjoying the fresh air and (with a few exceptions) being able to forget all the complications of life. This group enjoyed practising their fox walking (walking... Read More »
tags: Science, PSHE, Maths, D&T, Art, P.E., English
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:26
Oh my goodness, what a lot of activities we managed to fit into our last 2 days of Forest School. The children enjoyed so many activities: stream play, using tools (palm drills and scout knives), learning to tie knots (Timber Hitch, Reef Knot and Clove Hitch), going on a Treasure Hunt, making log... Read More »
tags: Science, PSHE, Maths, P.E., Art, D&T, English
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 10:19
Year one Bubble B enjoyed 2 amazing days in the woods on Friday and Monday. We played games, built dens, made name badges (using palm drills and scout knives), went on an adventure walk, climbed trees, had delicious fish and chips on Friday and jacket potatoes with cheese and beans on Monday,... Read More »
tags: PE, PSHE, Science, D&T, Maths
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 11:51
Another fabulous day in the woods for Bubble A today. The children enjoyed playing a game where they worked together to identify and find the leaves of six of our trees in the woodland: Oak, Holly, Hazel, Field Maple, Hawthorn and Hornbeam. Some of these were tricky to find but most groups managed... Read More »
tags: Science, Maths, PSHE, Art, D&T, P.E.
Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 10:45
The photos of all the home learning from Years 2,3,4 and 5 are also part of my blog this week and this is what all you have been up to!  Eddie and his mum and sister went for a walk in Challock woods at the weekend. They spotted lots of insects, an ant’s nest, a woodland dor beetle, scotch broom... Read More »
tags: Science, PSHE, D&T, Art
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 15:54
The children have been busy again this week, taking part in 30 Days Wild. Louis, Rowan, Ollie, Beau and Evie created some beautiful pieces of artwork from natural materials and Amelia C made some delicious looking Elderflower Cordial. Joseph, Evelyn-Rose and Freddie looked at some webcams to... Read More »
tags: PSHE, Art, D&T, Maths, Science, outdoor learning
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