Forest School Category

Making mythical creatures

Key Stage 2 has been learning all about mythical creatures, the children designed their own mythical creature and made them out of natural materials.  

New in Gardening Club

We have been very busy this term, planting new bulbs and plants in our gardens. Look out for lots of new colour this spring.

September in the woods

This month in Forest School, KS1 have been orienteering. The children have made a compass on the playing field and then reading a list of instructions with compass directions, directional and locational language, the children found key locations around the school. We are teaching the children to use tools safely; they have made Elder necklaces […]

February in the woods

   Nursery children used a vegetable peeler to peel a carrot. (Learning to use tools safely – pre-knife skills)     How muddy can we get?   KS1 made puppets using natural materials   Years 3&4 did an observational drawing of a Hawthorn tree.

January in the woods

    Feeding the birds   The Three Little Pigs in the woods KS1 used natural materials to build a house for the Three Little Pigs   KS1 Science in the woods We melted chocolate and made popcorn to demonstrate reversible and irreversible change.   Age Stone Settlement Years 3 & 4 built a stone […]

Forest Schools Investigating Materials

In 1Birch we took our Science lesson outside into Forest Schools to learn about reversible and irreversible materials. Miss Irving lit a fire and we investigated using popcorn and chocolate.