Apple Tree Class have just come back from a Forest School Pancake day celebration! We collected firewood and lit a fire ready to toast our pancakes together. Fantastic! Wishing you all a happy pancake day!! See our web page for some photos!
As many of you are aware and have been training at the Duchy College in Stoke Climsland to become a Level 3 Forest School Leader. Last year I started taking my class for weekly sessions in our beautiful copse area within the school grounds. We enjoyed lots of fun activities and games in all sorts of
Building from the topic: Stories From Other Cultures and the tale of Skillywidden, the children and I were keen to build on the learning that had taken place during this narrative. Fortunately the topic: Stories From Imagined Worlds, lent itself to incorporating what we knew of Skillywidden. The topic also fitted in with the school’s
This week we spent in the forest making dream catchers, sharpening tools, whittling, making mallets, kazoos and a BOW AND ARROW! My trusty bow! Whittling my Kazoo ready for ‘Name that tune’.
On Wednesday 11th January Apple Tree Class thoroughly enjoyed their first Forest School Session. We spent the morning outside only returning to our classroom to enjoy a well deserved cup of hot chocolate! The children played games such as ‘Hey Mr Crocodile’, painted mud postcards and experienced much awe and wonder when experimenting with sky eyes!!
As part of this year’s topic based learning: Dome, sweet dome, and as Beech Class are working in conjunction with Forest School leaders, Sam and Bran, the pupils attended the Eden Project to further their scientific and investigative skills while studying the architecture of Eden’s massive Biomes. The children attended the Canopy Club and their
To Beech and Oak Class, This is the safety rope circle we use when using tools in the forest. We have used loppers and secateurs. I can go through some risk assessments for both of these processes before you start your biome. Here are some pictures for Oak class of some rather smart pixie houses! Mrs Webber