Forest School Category

Hibernation

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.

Guy Fawkes

Gunpowder treason and plot We celebrate bonfire night on the 5th November, we have been learning what happened on that day that nearly changed the course of history.  What part did Guy Fawkes play? Today we celebrate with fireworks and bonfires.  The fireworks represent the explosives that were never used by the plotters.  We built […]

Reversible and irreversible changes

Today we have been learning about reversible and irreversible changes. We made a fire and cooked toast and popcorn and melted ice and chocolate.

Forest school 

The Nursery children had a fabulous time in Forest School this week. They learnt about being safe when they carry sticks. They found a secret fairy garden and told the story of Goldilocks and the three bears. Of course, they played in the mud together as well!

Year 1 Collages

The children had brought into school lots of autumn natural materials as part of their homework, on our walk to forest school the children collected more things that they found on the ground.  The children talked about the items that they had collected. We had a good variety of leaves, berries, nuts and seeds.  Using these […]

Signs of Autumn

This week in Forest School we have been observing the weather and recording it.  The season is turning into Autumn and we looked for signs of Autumn around the school grounds using  a spotter sheet. By looking around the school we found lots of signs of Autumn Including Ivy buds which are so important to […]

Last day in the woods

A final fire with chocolate and marshmallow sandwiches, lots of fun and games. We enjoyed making tree spirits.  

In the woods day 4

Steve and Amy came to visit today. They told traditional tales around the fire that Steve taught us how to light. Followed by learning to drum. We cooked ourselves sausages, baked potatoes and beans and for pudding we had bananas and chocolate. Delicious.

Pond dipping

Today we have been pond dipping and classifying our findings. We caught lots of different creatures.

Gadebridge Park Trip – Year 6

Today the year 6 children went to Gadebridge Park for the day. Everyone had a great time and even went in the river!