6th Feb 2018
Moving on from the rocks, Hawthorn have been looking at soil. They have made close observations to see what they think soil is made of and have carried a second investigation out to see which soils around the school have the best drainage (soil permeability).
6th Feb 2018
Redwood had a great time in forest school completing various activities. We made a full sized longship outline using branches, honey glazed root vegetables (using a Viking recipe), an Anglo-Saxon house, bows and arrows and found artefacts.
16th Jan 2018
In key stage 1 we are learning to classify birds into new groups. We have a wide variety of birds that visit our woods. It is important that our birds can find a safe warm place to sleep. To keep warm we feed the birds with a variety of foods. We all made bird feeders […]
15th Dec 2017
We have had a great time at Forest School today, toasting marshmallows on the fire, eating them with chocolate biscuits and drinking hot chocolate. Yummy. We then sang Christmas Carols around the fire which was safely put out by Mrs Irving.
5th Dec 2017
This week Hawthorn had our Christmas fire. After lighting the fire (with a few attempts!) we decorated the forest and sang carols. We toasted marshmallows around the fire and made s’mores while drinking hot chocolate.
13th Nov 2017
In KS1 Science we are learning about materials. The three little pigs built a house of straw. A house of wood. And a house of bricks.
21st Sep 2017
In our science this term we are learning about sounds and how they are made and where they come from. Our first visit to forest school this term, we stood in different parts of the forest to be quiet and listen to all the sounds around us.
29th Jun 2017
Yesterday’s trip to the park
8th Jun 2017
Though the swishy swishy grass! Through the river! Splash splosh! Though the mud! Squelch squelch! Though the forest! Stumble trip! Through the bubble storm! Hooooo wooooo! Through the cave! Tiptoe tiptoe! We want to go on a bear hunt again!
23rd May 2017
In year 2 we are looking at habitats. Today we were looking at micro habitats within our woods. In groups we looked for different mini beasts. We found most of them under logs and lots of Cardinal beetles on plants and logs. There were lots of flying insects too. The children recorded their findings in […]