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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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  • 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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  • 27/03/18

    Years 1 & 5 - Wednesday 21st March

    Today, because it has been so wet and cold, we decided to have a fire!  We each lit a small fire of our own and we cooked over a big fire.  We cooked popcorn, toffee apples and marshmallows!       
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  • 20/03/18

    Year 5 - Wednesday 14th March

    We went into the woods today and made woodland sprites using potato peelers.  We spent some time building the perfect home for them and played lots of hide and seek!      
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  • 20/03/18

    Year 1 - Wednesday 14th March

    Today we learnt how to use tools safely.  We made woodland sprites and built dens for them!           
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  • 08/03/18

    Year 5 - Wednesday 7th March

    Today we had our first session of Forest School, we went out and explored the Heath.  We collected firewood and learnt two knots to help us carry it.   
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  • 08/03/18

    Year 1 - Wednesday 7th March

    Today we had our first Forest School session.  We went on a walk and found lots of interesting things, including fungi and bark beetles.  We played lots of games and jumped in puddles!           
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  • 23/02/18

    Year 5 - Wednesday 24th February

    Today was our last session of Forest School, so we went out on the Heath and built shelters.  We were given tarps and plenty of ropes and had to figure out how to best build a survival base!                
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  • 09/02/18

    Year 5 - Wednesday 7th February

    Despite it being unbelievably cold, we had a fabulous time at Forest School!  We made our own individual fires using a flint and steel and cooked over a campfire.  We also spent a lot of time runnning around to keep warm...
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