Forest School

Forest School is a holistic approach to learning where your child can develop using their own interests and ideas in an outdoor environment. They are taught how to use tools appropriately in creative and useful ways.

This news feed will show you what the children have been up to in Forest School. You can check here for any information regarding up-and-coming activities and reminders about what your child needs to bring.

Forest School in Term 6

It has been another busy term in Forest School! The children have enjoyed a range of activities varying from building fairy houses to toasting marshmallows to identifying trees and making musical instruments. There is always time to enjoy the...

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Term 4 Forest School

Another busy term in Forest School! This term we are linking some of the class topic work to the activities in the forest. For instance, Year 3 are making Stone Age implements from natural resources and Year 5 are...

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Forest School

Dear all, the weather has really changed! Therefore, please can you ensure that your child has warm clothing, especially for his/her forest school session. We go into the 'forest' regardless of the weather - it is truly amazing how...

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Forest School

As another term draws to a close, we have  been keeping busy in Forest School. This term the children have been using saws and fire steels appropriately to better understand and appreciate fire and tool safety. They have also...

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Forest School in Term 2 2018

This term in Forest School we're getting ready to keep warm! The children in Year 1 and above will be busy sawing wood so we can prepare a fire for when the cold weather really kicks in! Next they...

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Forest School – September 2018

Hello and welcome back to another term in Forest School. The children have already been busy looking for mini beasts and exploring their habitat. It is amazing  just how many creatures there are hidden from view on the forest...

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Forest School in Term 6 2018

So, we are in the last term of the school year and the children are continuing to enjoy their time in 'the forest'. This term some of the children have made natural paintbrushes using sticks, leaves and feathers and ...

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Forest School – April 2018

Term 5 in Forest School and what a difference in the weather! It's good to see the children wearing their summer uniform! However, the warmer weather also means the Forest School environment has changed. Plants are growing (including nettles)!...

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Forest School – Winter Weather

Just a reminder that your child will need to bring appropriate footwear for their Forest School session - waterproof boots or wellingtons are ideal.  Class teachers should have a timetable of when each child has their session but basically...

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Forest School – February 2018

            This term we have been very busy in Forest School! After initially learning about rules, boundaries and safety aspects the children have now moved on to making dens! This has brought some quality skills to the fore, such as...

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