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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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  • 13/11/18

    Week Commencing 5th November 2018

    This week we made the most of the weather, jumping in muddy puddles, riding giant broomsticks and even a spot of fishing!  We found thousands of mushrooms including bright red and blue ones.      
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  • 07/11/18

    Last Session of Forest School - October Groups

    This week we enjoyed our last session of Forest School.  We went den building, animal tracking and swing building in the woods!  Picnicking in the autumn sunshine was beautiful.      
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  • 30/10/18

    Our Autumn Term Activities in Forest School

    In the first half of the autumn term we did a variety of Forest School activities, including drilling conkers, making stick men and slacklining.  We have made the most of the beautiful autumn weather and explored our local countryside.          
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  • 05/07/18

    Owls Class, Group 5 - Wednesday 27th June

    Today we enjoyed the challenges of fire lighting and whittling.   We all really loved the food!    
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  • 05/07/18

    Owls Class, Group 4 - Wednesday 27th June

    Today we were fire lighting and whittling.  It was a very hot day so having a fire felt strange. We all enjoyed the food though!    
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  • 05/07/18

    Owls Class, Group 3 - Monday 25th June

    Slacklining today.  It was a beautiful, hot and sunny day, so getting wet was very welcome!   
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  • 05/07/18

    Owls Class, Group 3 - Friday 22nd June

    Today we had a fire.  We lit our own mini fires and used knives to whittle a stick to cook our food on.  The s'mores were delicious!  
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  • 05/07/18

    Owls Class, Group 5 - Wednesday 20th June

    Today we had a slacklining session in the woods.  For our final go, our team introduced weather for us which was really funny but made it very difficult!   
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  • 04/07/18

    Owls Class, Group 4 - Wednesday 20th June

    Today we had a slacklining session.  We introduced some 'weather' on our last go, which made it very tricky!    
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  • 14/06/18

    Owls Class, Group 5 - Wednesday 13th June

    We revisited our favourite places and discovered new ones today.  We started building a bridge and will come back to finish off soon.  Playing 'Sardines' in the bracken was super fun!  Sadly, we found a lonely Action Man boot, he must be hopping around somewhere...
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  • 14/06/18

    Ladybirds Class - Wednesday 6th June

    Today we used flint and steels to light our own mini fires.  It was hard work, but when it worked it was really exciting.  We then had a big fire and cooked on it, delicious!  Finally, cooking in the mud kitchen..      
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  • 14/06/18

    Owls Class, Group 2 - Thursday 7th June

    Den building today.  We decided to work as one big team and add to an existing den.  This worked really well and we were delighted with the end result!  We then wrapped eggs in natural materials and played catch.  It was super fun, unfortunately no one got covered in egg...
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