30th Apr 2019
In KS1 we have started looking at parts of a plant, each plant has roots, stems, leaves and flowers. Is a tree a Plant? Trees have leaves, roots and flowers and a large stem called a trunk. The Oak tree currently has flowers, they are long yellow hanging catkins. A tree is a plant. […]
4th Apr 2019
Our naughty squirrels hid the Easter bunny’s eggs all over the woods. The clever Easter bunny used her magic to turn them from plastic to chocolate. The year 1 and 2 children had fun finding them again for her. I wonder if the Easter bunny could change them back to chocolate for the children.
7th Mar 2019
In years 1 and 2 we have been looking at signs of spring. Here are some of the signs of spring we found on the say to first school. Frog spawn in the pond Primroses in the woodland walk Daffodils in woods And we had great fun playing in the mud kitchen.
7th Feb 2019
In Forest School we have been learning to tie knots. We took two pieces of rope and crossed them over to form a half knot. Crossed the ends a second time and pulled the ends tight to form a square knot.
30th Jan 2019
Today we looked at other ways of identifying winter trees. Different trees, the oak tree has a broad and spreading crown. Our oak trees are 16meters tall. The bark is very bumpy and rough We identified the trees from their buds.
23rd Jan 2019
Birds in winter need extra food to help keep them warm on cold winter days. We all made bird feeders to hang outside. The children mixed lard, bird seed, dried fruits and cheese.
16th Jan 2019
We have been learning to identify trees in the winter. In summer we can use their leaves but in winter we can use their buds and shape. Can you identify this tree from the KS1 playground? The buds are black.
13th Dec 2018
We have had a great time in the forest today. We toasted marshmallows, wrapped them in chocolate biscuits and enjoyed eating them together with our hot chocolate. We decorated the woods and sang Christmas carols around the fire.
28th Nov 2018
We had a morning using our forest school skills. We used a saw to make discs of wood and turn them into reindeers. We are starting to learn how to tie knots, using our knot skills we made Christmas trees.