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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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  • 14/06/18

    Owls Class, Group 2 - Thursday 25th May

    Today we also went raft building.  Our rafts were so strong we couldn't sink them no matter how hard we tried!  We noticed that the tadpoles really loved nibbling the rafts, they must have been tasty!   
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  • 14/06/18

    Owls Class, Group 1 - Friday 25th May

    Raft building was on the agenda today, we were lucky, they all floated.  We met an ornithologist on the Heath who had caught a Dartford Wabler.  They are very rare birds and he was recording information about it.     
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  • 14/06/18

    Ladybirds Class - Wednesday 23rd May

    Today we went den building in the woods.  We worked really well as a team and were very proud of ourselves!!  
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  • 23/05/18

    Owls Class, Group 2 - Wednesday 16th May

    Today, we were set a survival challenge!  We had to build our own shelters, filter dirty water and light our own fires.  It was pretty tricky but we managed in the end!   
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  • 23/05/18

    Ladybirds Class - Wednesday 16th May

    We walked along the canal today and hugged our favourite 'teddy bear' tree! We found a seesaw and built dens for our mini people.  The weather was perfect!   
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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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