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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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  • 14/05/18

    Owls Class, Group 1 - Thursday 10th May

    Today we practised fire building in preparation for our survival challenge next week.   Bread toasted on the fire, with lashings of butter, was our favourite food.    
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  • 14/05/18

    Owls Class, Group 2 - Wednesday 9th May

    On the agenda today we were using knives, fire building and cooking.  Our favourite food was apple dipped in sugar and cinnamon ... yum    
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  • 11/05/18

    Ladybirds Class - Wednesday 9th May

    Today we used tools for the first time to make woodland sprites!  Then, we used our new mud kitchen for the first time.  We made cakes, pies and lovely soup.  It was good, messy fun....     
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  • 11/05/18

    Owls Class, Group 2 - Thursday 3rd May

    Today we found loads of newts, frogs and tadpoles in the pond.  We also used tools to make woodland sprites that we are going to make rafts for!    
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  • 08/05/18

    Owls Class, Group 1 - Thursday 3rd May

    Pond dipping, whittling, lashing and playing games.  Busy day!  As a bonus we found a family of spiders playing football!        
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  • 08/05/18

    Year 1 - Wednesday 2nd May

    How much rain?  It turns out that playing in the rain is a whole pile of fun!!  We played lots of games and had hot chocolate in a den.  On the walk back to school, we splashed in every puddle we could find!
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  • 02/05/18

    Year 1 - Wednesday 25th April

    Today we went pond dipping.  We found loads of tadpoles, newts and some shrimps!  
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  • 27/04/18

    Year 6 - Wednesday 25th April

    Today we went exploring in the woods.  We found loads of places to play games, dodged the rain and found some beautiful fungi!       
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  • 19/04/18

    Year 5 - Wednesday 18th April

    On our last day of Forest School we went out and built a bridge across a ditch.  It took a bit of trial and error, but it was really solid in the end!  It was so good we started to build a den as well but ran out of time....       
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  • 19/04/18

    Year 1 - Wednesday 18th April

    Today was our last Forest School session.  We went into the woods and built a den.  We found some logs that had been eaten by beetles and played games!    
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  • 04/04/18

    Year 5 - Tuesday 27th March

    The Heath was waterlogged today, so we decided to try slacklining.  It is trickier than it looks!     
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  • 04/04/18

    Year 1 - Wednesday 28th March

    It was pouring with rain today, so we used drills to make holes in some wood and drew some Easter chicks and eggs.  Then we splashed around in the puddles!  
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