Forest School

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In forest school this week, Foxes class made butter knives by carefully carving sticks. Also, we flew kites on the read more
Foxes Class had great fun in Forest School this week! We made a giant woolly mammoth out of items foraged read more
Foxes Class had great fun in Forest School this week learning about timber hitch and tension knots, pond dipping & read more
Hedgehogs enjoyed a fun filled forest school this week by exploring the pond and venturing down to the forest. Miss read more
In Forest School this week, Hedgehogs went pond dipping! We found all sorts of water creatures like dragon flies, froglets read more
Hedgehogs visited the woods for this week’s forest school session. They were buzzing with excitement and lots of the children read more
On Monday, Squirrels had a visit from Milly who works for The Lewes Railway Land Trust. We began our day read more
This week, the Squirrels took part in a very exciting session of Forest School with Mrs Smith! As a part read more
This week, Fox Class journeyed down to the woods to have a go at working together to solve problems, build read more
Fox class were extremely excited to begin their forest school adventure in the woods this week. Dens were built, games read more
This week was a soggy, final session of Owl Class’ forest school adventures.The Owls are a resilient bunch and chose read more
At forest school this week Owls class went into the woods. The class took the toolbox with them and with read more
At forest school this week Owls class had lots of fun in the woods. We found slow worms and beetles, read more
In Forest School this week, children in Year 5 and 6 chose to re-create the school's 4 new values on read more
It was a rather soggy forest school session this week but that didn't stop Owls class having fun. Work continued read more
Owl Class took on a challenge this week in forest school. After such a long time away, our field forest read more
Year 1 and 2 have been doing forest school this term with Mrs Smith. They have had the most amazing read more
During the last week of Term 2, the whole school took part in a festive forest school session on the read more
This week, the entire school took part in some very muddy Forest school!  Everyone had a lot of fun in read more
This week, Year 3 and 4 used the natural resources, such as leaves, twigs and pine cones to create skeletons. read more
This week, Reception and Year 1 and 2 enjoyed another session of Forest School. They made dens out of sticks, read more
This week, Reception and Year 1 and 2 had their first joint forest school session. They spent time together as read more
Reception enjoyed a fire and toasting marshmallows in the final Forest School session of the term. Mrs Smith lead the read more
Reception had their first Forest School  adventure last week. We looked for signs of Spring and admired the beautiful bluebells. read more
This week in Forest School, Year 3 and 4 tested their survival skills by making shelters. They used natural materials read more
This week, Year 3 and 4 went onto the field and played the centipede game. Maxym in Year 4 explained, read more
This week, Year 3 and 4 took part in Forest School and for their first session, they ventured down to read more
This term, Year 3 and 4 will be taking part in Forest School. As their topic is ‘Amazon Adventures’, the read more
This week in Forest School, Year 5 and 6 went down to the Forest for Forest School. They were split read more
This week in Forest School, Year 5 and 6 used their artistic skills to create an owl sculpture out of read more
This week in Forest School, Year 5 and 6 spent their afternoon investigating owl pellets. In groups, the children wore read more
Year 5 and 6 had their first Forest School session this week! As the topic is ‘Survival of the Fittest’, read more
From Week 2 of this term, Year 1 and 2 have been taking part in Forest School. This week, Year read more
From Week 2 of this term, Year 1 and 2 have been taking part in Forest School. This week, Year read more
From Week 2 of this term, Year 1 and 2 will be taking part in Forest School. This week, Year read more
This term, Year 1 and 2 will be taking part in Forest School. A letter will be going out with read more
Next term, Year 1 and 2 will be doing Forest School. This week in Forest School, Year 3 and 4 read more
This term, Year 3 and 4 and Reception are doing Forest School. This week, Year 3 and 4 painted their read more
This term, Year 3 and 4 and Reception are doing Forest School.This week, Year 3 and 4 made mobiles. Poppy read more
This term,  Year 3 and 4 and Reception are doing Forest School. This week, Reception practised their fine motor skills read more
This term, Year 3 and 4 and Reception are doing Forest School. In Reception, we discovered a mystery egg and read more
This week, Year 5 and 6 have been taking part in various activities for Sports Week. Next week, Year 5 read more
This week, Year 5 and 6 completed the ultimate shelter building challenge! All the children had to start them off read more
This week, Year 5 and 6 completed the ultimate fire challenge! They had to start a fire and keep it read more
This week in Forest School, Year 5 and 6 will be taking part in Forest School on alternate Mondays and read more
This week in Forest School, Year 1 and 2 choose their favourite activity from the term to do again. In read more
This week in Forest School, Year 1 and 2 made dinosaur nests in the forest using the natural resources around read more
This week in Forest School, the children played ‘Dinosaur Masterchef’ and had to design the most varied meal they could read more
This week in Forest School, Year 3 and 4 braved the cold weather and created a different hanging tree decoration. read more
This week, Year 3 and 4 had their first session of Forest School. During the week, Year 3 and 4 read more
This term Year 3 and 4 are taking part in Forest School. As this term’s topic is ‘This Little Light read more
This week in Forest School, Year 5 and 6 had their final session of this term. In WW2, chocolate and read more
Over the last fortnight, Year 5 and Year 6 have been using strategies and tactics to infiltrate each others’ bases. read more
Over the last fortnight, Year 5 and Year 6 have been making trenches and their own Anderson shelters. They split read more
In our first Forest School session of the term Year 5 & 6 created their own ‘WW2 Anderson Shelters’. They read more
We would like to thank all our volunteer helpers for their help with Forest School. The children really enjoy their read more
From September Forest School will be on a Monday, please let Miss Denney or Mrs Wicks know if you are read more
Year 1/2 built dens in the forest! It was lots of fun and we imagined they were stone age ones! read more
In Forest School last week Year 1 and 2 made stone age fruit stew. The children loved it as it read more
Year 1 and 2 were blindfolded and had to follow the leader and pretended to be hunter gatherers. They found read more
This term, Year 1 and 2 will have their forest school sessions. If you are able to help out on read more
In Term 6 Year 1 and 2 will have their forest school sessions. The weather will (hopefully) be warmer so read more
In groups this week we finished planting the rest of the tree around the forest school area. We are looking read more
In Forest school last week Reception looked carefully at the different flowers they could see then painted their own pictures read more
In Forest school this week Year 3 and 4 got really creative and a little messy! They used lard, birdseed read more
In Forest School this week, Reception planted sunflower and wild seeds. We are looking forward to watching them grow. Due read more
This Term Year 3 and 4 have got their Forest School sessions on Thursday afternoons and Reception Class will be read more
In Year 5 & 6’s last session of the term, they were given the choice of what they wanted to read more
In Forest School last week Year 5 & 6 started to make a wood store using plastic bottles. They chopped read more
Year 5 and 6 had a Healthy Eating Workshop on Thursday last week so swapped their forest school session. This read more
Last week in Forest School, Year 5 and 6 continued with their Book Week theme of “Harry Potter” under the read more
In Forest School last week, Year 5 and 6 braved the wind and created their own dream catchers. Their project read more
This Term Year 5 and 6 will be doing forest school linked to their topic ‘Evolution and Inheritance’. They will read more
In Forest school Year 3/4 used clay and natural materials to shape, mould and sculpt Native American totem poles. Reception read more
In Forest school this week, Reception explored the use of natural materials and clay as they created their own tree read more
In Forest School last week Year 1 and 2 went on a journey to find Stick man. They have been read more
In Forest School this week, Year 1 & 2 used their super sight along a line to spot objects that read more
In forest school this week we took on some challenges and worked in teams. We had three activities to work read more
This week, we were split into three groups: one group with Mrs Yates (who worked together to build like Ants), read more
"We went to the Forest and first we had to make a view finder. We had to find four sticks read more
This week, Year 5 and 6 started their forest school sessions by talking about the skills needed when working together. read more
Forest School this term will be Year 5 and 6 and will be starting next week on a Thursday afternoon. read more