After a busy week completing their SATS the Year 6 children enjoyed some down time in our Forest School. They made friendship bracelets, cooked cinnamon dampers over the camp fire, whittled sticks and made dens. Great to see how independent they have become, demonstrating safe practice without promp
After all the hard work that the children have put in to make our Forest School and Fairy friendly place, the children were shocked to discover that a letter had been left by some of our magical visitors. It told the sad tale of some pesky trolls that have been destroying the fairy dwellings and ask
Year six are experienced hands in our Forest School. They are putting those skills into practice now, planning and executing their own ideas. It is fantastic to see how much they have developed their confidence over the years. They are working with independence, focus and creativity.
Year 2 were very excited this week, they rushed out to work on their Fairy houses only to discover that they had been covered in Fairy dust overnight. Spurred on by this they decided to write some letters inviting more magical creatures to come and visit our Forest School. They put the finished lett
This term the children will be enjoying lots of creative activities based around mythical creatures. Flower Fairies and elves, goblins and even some Wild Things may be popping up. A lovely way to enjoy the sunshine whilst letting our imaginations run riot. Also a great way to practice our understand
Our final week at Angel Court working with Neil. The children and residents have made some beautiful creations. The final finishes were carried out, wooden hens mounted onto a grassy base and a last coat of varnish. The children arranged the shell boxes in Angel Courts community garden and screwed
Year 6 have been learning to classify living things and look carefully at nature around them. this has also fitted in well to their class English book ‘Varmints’, which looks at the way humans damage nature. The children were taken outside to look at the forest school area and had to find an interes
Year 2 were given a challenge this week that helped them to demonstrate their understanding of mathematical vocabulary referring to size, scale and comparison. A lovely fast paced activity for a cold, soggy day. Article 13 – We all have a right to say what we think and be listened to.
Free play sessions in Forest School are a chance for the children to put into practice the skills that they have learnt. Play and choice are an integral part of the Forest School learning process, play is recognised as vital to learning and development at Forest School. Opportunities are designe
Year 6 began the week with some fantastic den building. Their first challenge, in this block of work, was to make a free-standing den. Not as easy as it may sound. Getting the initial framework takes thought, co-operation and perseverance. The children need to understand the materials they have avai