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Forest School – 31 January 2018

Another very cold day so we all had to wrap up warm for our trip to forest school. We had tools to use at forest school this week and some of the children got to use a small hack saw to cut wood and others used the loppers to cut small branches, great listening and following of instructions. The children had to wear a glove on the hand that supports the small piece of wood …

Forest School – Wednesday, 17th January 2018

We had lots of muddy fun at forest school this week. The children all enjoyed mixing the mud up with water to make mud pies, birthday cakes and some decided to paint the trees. We also had trucks driving through the mud leaving track marks. Some of us decided to have a story on the dragon (fallen tree) we all climbed on for a ride, we went to the beach and had lots of fun …

Forest School – 24 January 2018

Unfortunately we were unable to go down to the woods today due to the weather, so we decided to go for a walk in the school grounds looking at the trees and talking about the new buds forming on the branches. DID YOU KNOW? By the time a tree’s leaves drop in the autumn, its leaves for the next spring are already formed. Tiny leaves, stems, and sometimes flowers are located in packages called buds. …

Forest School – 29 November 2017

It was very cold at forest school today, we had to wrap up warm with lots of layers, remembering to bring our hat, scarf and gloves to keep us warm.    We had a fire to add some warmth to the woods, the wind was causing a problem and kept putting the fire out but we finally managed to get it going. We had our new pulley that we purchased with the money that Felix gave …

Forest School – 4 December 2017

Mrs Brandle was looking very Christmassy in her Christmas hat and all the children were very excited about having crumpets around the fire.   When the children arrived at the woods we sent them on a hunt for Christmas Crackers, lots of excited giggling was going on and all the children helped each other find a cracker. Mrs Roberts had the fire going, it looked lovely and kept everyone warm, the children took in turns to …