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Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 17:25
Year 5 enjoyed a very busy day in the woods today. The weather was the coldest so far this year, but most were wrapped up warmly and really didn’t notice the cold. The first task involved co-operation, patience, perseverance and communication. One group helped Wren light the main fire while the... Read More »
tags: D&T, Science, Maths, PSHE
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 19:02
Hippos enjoyed a wonderful day in the woods again today. The weather was chilly but everyone wrapped up warmly and as a result everyone had fun. We began with a story, then went on a a wormhunt, climbed, ran, jumped and laughed. Have a look at the photos and video to see what they have been... Read More »
tags: Science, Maths, Music, D&T, PSHE, P.E.
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 11:18
Hippos began their session today by helping move some brash up to the deadwood hedge. Have a look at the video to see what they have been up to.   Read More »
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 11:06
Year 5 began their session with session with a great game today. They inadvertantly helped to move a large pile of timber to a better spot in the woods! Have a look at what they got up to...       Read More »
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 17:51
Hippos had a great first session in the woods on Thursday. Have a look at the video and the photos and see what they were up to.   Read More »
tags: Science, Music, Maths, English, D&T, P.E.
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 11:26
Year 5 enjoyed a fun-filled and busy session today. Have a look at the video and photos to see what they were up to.   Read More »
tags: P.E. D&T, Science, English, Maths
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 19:13
What a fantastic last session for year 4 today. The weather was dry and bright and everyone enjoyed their time in the woods. Both groups enjoyed their last game of ‘Seeker’ and demonstrated that lessons had been learned in previous sessions meaning the children were much more successful in finding... Read More »
tags: Science, Maths, D&T, P.E.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 19:57
What a wonderful morning in the woods today – even if the weather was rather grey and murky. Chestnut Group were calm and ready to go very promptly and we arrived in the woods to find it damp and dark. However, this did not dampen our spirits. We began with a game of Seeker – reminding ourselves of... Read More »
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 18:31
Year 3 were unable to visit the woods today as it was so windy. However, they had a busy time, tidying up the creative play resources, playing a game (Seeker) and gardening. They enjoyed a great time at lunch break creating and playing on a  mud slide as they were almost the only children in school... Read More »
tags: Maths, D&T, PSHE, Science
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 19:32
In spite of the damp today, year 4 had a wonderful time in the woods again. Have a look at the video showing what fun was had, particularly with the game of Seeker.  The children realised how important it is to be able to filter out excess noise and focus on one thing at a time. They also realised... Read More »
tags: Maths, P.E. Science