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Monday, September 17, 2018 - 17:28
Our camping toilet arrived on Friday, so we were able to return to the woods. Both sessions began with Tawny Owl walking the children around the wood to explain the new safety boundaries - the children now all clearly understand the areas they need to avoid due to the dangerous trees, and to give... Read More »
tags: Science, Maths
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 16:43
We had a beautiful day today for Forest School; the sun shone and everyone was relaxed. Each group began with a game of Palm Tag – interestingly, Willow Group really entered into the spirit of the game, while Field Maple Group seemed a little bit weary and less enthusiastic. As we held Forest... Read More »
tags: Science, Art, D&T, Maths, P.E.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 17:02
A rather grey day today.  However, this did nothing to dampen the spirit of the children. Each group began with a game of Palm Tag, which everyone thoroughly enjoyed. The children learned about strategy and also about being very observant in all directions. Tawny Owl compared the concentration they... Read More »
tags: Science, D&T, P.E.
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 20:50
Our Forest School is evolving. We are endeavouring to increase the variety of learning this year (First Class Opportunities to Respond to and Explore our Surroundings Together). Time in the woods encompassing the Forest School ethos will be at the core of our sessions, but we are now aiming to... Read More »
tags: Science, Maths, P.E.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 22:15
Year four’s final session for this academic year. There were some expressions of regret until Tawny Owl pointed out that it might be next term that they return to the woods. Both groups had the opportunity to make and eat damper bread today, with the proviso that if they wanted to eat, they had to... Read More »
tags: Science, D&T, Maths, PSHE