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Planting Seeds

During Forest School we started to learn how plants grow. We have learnt how to plant seeds. In the beginning we carefully put soil in the pots, next we made a little hole in the soil and then we put seeds in. In the end we put more soil to cover the seeds. We were […]

Shrove Tuesday in Chestnut

We learnt about Shrove Tuesday and how to make pancakes! In small groups we read pancake recipes and checked if we’ve got all ingredients that we need. Then we measured the right amount of each ingredient and followed the instructions in the recipe. The children stirred all the ingredients together to make a batter. As […]

Redwood Class Easter Assembly 5.4.19

Redwood Class Year 6 presented some brilliant Easter poems they had written completely independently as their contribution to the whole school Easter Assembly today. They accompanied their poetic recitals with stunning self-created costumes, props, artwork and actions for dramatic effect. We hoped the whole school were entertained by our poetic attempts and reminded about the […]

Year 6’s Parent Consultation Refreshment Stall

The Year 6 children did a fabulous job yet again of raising money for the school funds and practising some key Maths and English skills in the Refreshment Stall they ran during the Parent Consultation Evenings. Great teamwork skill -well done!

Christmas fire

We had a lovely time decorating the woods. Toasting marshmallows and eating them with chocolate biscuits. Sadly we had too take them all down again.


We only have a few mammals that hibernate. The children helped our hedgehogs find a lovely home for the winter. They found a suitable spot in our woods and used sticks and lives to make a hibernaculum/ hedgehog house.

Day 2 in the woods

    We made puppets using natural materials, shelter building and bug hunting