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Forest School Blog

Every week, pupils spend time outside the classroom with the Forest School teacher. This blog will be updated regularly to share some of their exciting learning.

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  • 21/10/20

    Round the Campfire

    Year 6 enjoyed another fun afternoon of activities during Forest School making charcoal.  The children stripped wood and chopped it into pieces which were then placed into a tin with a hole in the top.  Next the children collected wood and bark to use to build a fire.  Once the fire w...
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  • 06/10/20

    Thursday 1st October

    Year 6 children enjoyed another fun packed but challenging afternoon of activities outdoors on Thursday.  Most of the games worked on their teambuilding, trust and leadership skills.  Great fun was had by all!   
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  • 28/09/20

    Year 6 - Forest School Sessions

    The second Forest School session of the term with Josh was highly anticipated by Year 6 as they knew it was going to be all about ‘camouflage’.  The children loved applying camouflage paint to their faces and in some cases arms whilst Josh explained the rules of the ‘Capture t...
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  • 06/12/19

    Fun and Games

    We have done loads of things this week.  Den building, slacklining and trying to catch rain in our mouths...
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  • 15/11/19

    We Love Trees!

    This week we have climbed a lot of trees and run around  a lot to stay warm!   We also tried a spot of tree hugging...
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  • 12/11/19

    Trees, Games and Muddy Puddles .....

    Last week in Forest School we climbed trees, played games, splashed in muddy puddles and found beautiful fungi, lichen and moss....     
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  • 25/09/19

    Camouflage and Hot Chocolate

    More camouflage and making our own hot chocolate with a Kelly Kettle, a Forest School first!!     
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  • 20/09/19

    Having fun in Forest School

    We love Forest School!  So far this term, we have been enjoying the fabulous weather and our beautiful local area.  We have experimented with camouflage, found mini beasts and collected thousands of huge acorns!
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  • 15/07/19

    Last Week in Forest School

    We made the most of the fabulous weather last week.  Activities included den and raft building, slacklining and playing loads of games! 
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  • 14/06/19

    Forest School Fun!

    Bit wet this week but we had fun anyway.  We had ditch jumping competitions, hot chocolate up a tree and built some awesome dens!      
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  • 07/06/19

    Lots of Fun and Laughter

    This week, we laughed in spite of the rain.  We went den building and tested it for waterproofness with water guns!  We got a little wet!!   Some of the tadpoles in the pond have changed into teeny, tiny frogs.  The rest are still swimming around!    
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  • 16/05/19

    This week in Forest School

    We have been enjoying the glorious sunshine this week!  We had fun slacklining and studying minibeasts that we found.   
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