Forest School Category

The Great Fire of London

The children in KS1 are learning about the Great Fire of London. As part of their homework the children made houses. The children built Pudding Lane in the woods to recreate the Great fire.

Easter rabbits and chicks

This week in Key Stage 1 we used our sawing skills to make wooden discs. We used felt, pipe cleaners and brightly coloured feathers to make Easter rabbits and chicks. These are currently displayed in our classrooms.

Soil investigations

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).                              

Redwood Viking/Anglo-Saxon day in Forest School

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.

Classifying birds

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 […]