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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:26
Oh my goodness, what a lot of activities we managed to fit into our last 2 days of Forest School. The children enjoyed so many activities: stream play, using tools (palm drills and scout knives), learning to tie knots (Timber Hitch, Reef Knot and Clove Hitch), going on a Treasure Hunt, making log... Read More »
tags: Science, PSHE, Maths, P.E., Art, D&T, English
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 10:19
Year one Bubble B enjoyed 2 amazing days in the woods on Friday and Monday. We played games, built dens, made name badges (using palm drills and scout knives), went on an adventure walk, climbed trees, had delicious fish and chips on Friday and jacket potatoes with cheese and beans on Monday,... Read More »
tags: PE, PSHE, Science, D&T, Maths
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 11:51
Another fabulous day in the woods for Bubble A today. The children enjoyed playing a game where they worked together to identify and find the leaves of six of our trees in the woodland: Oak, Holly, Hazel, Field Maple, Hawthorn and Hornbeam. Some of these were tricky to find but most groups managed... Read More »
tags: Science, Maths, PSHE, Art, D&T, P.E.
Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 10:45
The photos of all the home learning from Years 2,3,4 and 5 are also part of my blog this week and this is what all you have been up to!  Eddie and his mum and sister went for a walk in Challock woods at the weekend. They spotted lots of insects, an ant’s nest, a woodland dor beetle, scotch broom... Read More »
tags: Science, PSHE, D&T, Art
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 15:54
The children have been busy again this week, taking part in 30 Days Wild. Louis, Rowan, Ollie, Beau and Evie created some beautiful pieces of artwork from natural materials and Amelia C made some delicious looking Elderflower Cordial. Joseph, Evelyn-Rose and Freddie looked at some webcams to... Read More »
tags: PSHE, Art, D&T, Maths, Science, outdoor learning
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:42
What a busy week! We have been taking part in the Wildlife Trusts #30dayswild this week. The children have been exploring grass, sand and mud in bare feet, searching for creepy crawlies, making daisy chains and cloud watching. In Science, they have been exploring Colour In Nature - learning about... Read More »
tags: well being, Science, Art, D&T
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 09:35
Another week of fabulous outdoor learning. Tawny Owl set 2 new challenges this week for Forest School and the children have enjoyed making magic wands as well completing previous suggested activities such as shelters and nests. Many of the children have been again looking closely at the habitats in... Read More »
tags: Art, D&T, Science, Maths
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 11:38
Great learning in the outdoors again this week. The younger children have been creating natural rainbows and shelters, while children across the school have been looking at their outdoor spaces and the habitats that are there. There has been more bird watching, and research into the animals they... Read More »
tags: Science, Art, D&T, Maths
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 11:46
There has been so much outdoor learning  this week, Tawny Owl has had to make some tough decisions on which pictures to use; especially as some of the files were huge and needed converting. Thank you to all of you who have sent in pictures for our Blog. "We had a lot of fun digging up the weeds... Read More »
tags: Science, P.E. Art, D&T, Maths
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 16:35
Thank you everyone for your contributions to our outdoor learning blog for this week. So much has been happening. It was really difficult to choose which pictures to include; some files unfortunately were just too large. Lily created some amazing Rothko inspired art. She was very organised &... Read More »
tags: Science, D&T, Maths, Art