Bug Hotel

Bug Hotel

Cherry class braved the cold weather and finished their Bug Hotel this week. Earlier in our sessions we observed frog spawn in the pond and this week we saw tadpoles. We are looking forward to following the lifecycle of a frog throughout spring and summer. A great six...
Team work makes the dream work

Team work makes the dream work

Spring has sprung and we have observed many changes in Forest School. Buds on plants, flowers blooming and a variety of insects enjoying our newly built bug hotel. Team work makes the dream work was our theme this week and a particular favourite game was, Bog of...
Our Five Senses

Our Five Senses

This week we used our five senses in Forest School – observing blackbirds break branches from an ash tree to make a nest, tasting s’mores on our fire, smelling wild garlic, listening to the various sounds around us and touching a variety of flora and fauna...
Spring has arrived

Spring has arrived

Spring has arrived and we observed tadpoles in our school pond. Bow saws, hand saws and palm drills were in full action as the children continued building their bug hotel. We received a delivery of eighty saplings from The Woodland Trust and carefully using the slit...
Fairy Tales in the forest

Fairy Tales in the forest

We have been learning all about Little Red Riding Hood and continued our learning in Forest School. Earlier in the week, Year 5 recycled and reused wood to create a reading area and Rowan class enjoyed listening to the story of Little Red Riding Hood together. We took...