Forest School Year 2 Term 2

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This term greeted us with Autumn weather - wind, rain, frost and sunshine. We have to stay flexible and adapt to the elements, meaning we could not make a fire in the first session as planned. 

We remembered some of the hedgehog facts that they had learned and some created a poppy from string…

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Forest School Year 1 Term 2 2022

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Autumn weather has greeted us this term with wind, storm, rain, frost and sunshine. 

In Forerst School you have to be flexible and go with the elements. We could not make a fire on the first day as planned as it was too stormy. 

We read the book 'kind' and thought about how we can be kind to…

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Forest School Year R

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Welcome to Forest School Year R. 

We have been welcomed by Autumn weather - sunshine, rain, frost and wind.

We walked around the Forest School area and learned the first rules:

Walking around the fire circle  - our safe word is 'lollipop' to remind them to walk around in preparation for a…

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Forest School Year 5 Autumn Term 1

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Welcome back to Forest School Year 5.

We started this term with a tree guessing game and following on from last year, we went over some knots, including the reef knot and square lashings which helps to combine two pieces of wood together. The children made their own creations, like dream…

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Forest School Year 3 Autumn Term 1

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Welcome back to Forest School Year 3. 

 We started off building tunnels - fitting in with the book Year 3 was reading, thinking about how we stay safe when building constructions. Children could choose which groups they wanted to work in and as it was a little rainy the tunnels served as great…

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Year 2 Forest School Autumn Term 1

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Welcome back to Forest School Year 2. 

We started off looking closely at what has changed/is growing in the Forest School area by using Queen silhouettes, focusing on a small area (and remembering the Queen). 

This term the children explored conkers, learning the name 'Horse Chestnut tree',…

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Year 1 Forest School Autumn Term 1

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Welcome back to Forest School Year 1. 

We started off looking closely at what has changed/is growing in the Forest School area by using Queen silhouettes, focusing on a small area (and remembering the Queen). 

This term the children explored conkers, learning the name 'Horse Chestnut tree',…

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Forest School Year 3 17.5.22

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We started off with the game 'you are only safe if...' to learn more about the trees and plants in our area. It was hot and sunny this week and more importantly not stormy or rainy so we could go ahead and make our fires. We read the book 'Fiery Fox' to learn about how we light fires safely and…

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Forest School Year 2 17.5.22

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We started off with the game 'you are only safe if...' to learn more about the trees and plants in our area. It was hot and sunny this week and more importantly not stormy or rainy so we could go ahead and make our fires. We read the book 'Fiery Fox' to learn about how we light fires safely and…

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Forest School Year 3 10.3.22

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This week was about food chains and forest webs. We read the 'Acorn' book which showed some of the animals and plants that can be related back to an acorn to give an idea of a wood web. The children found cards of forest animals and plants in the area and sorted them into producers (plants) like…

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Forest School Year 2 16.5.22

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This week was about food chains and forest webs. We read the 'Acorn' book which showed some of the animals and plants that can be related back to an acorn to give an idea of a wood web. The children found cards of forest animals and plants in the area and sorted them into producers (plants) like…

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Forest School Year 3 26.4.22

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Welcome to Forest School. 

Our first week was all about trees, this week we looked at animals of the forest. We played a game 'You are only safe if...' and the children had to find certain trees or materials. Then they turned into birds - talking about what birds feed on and finding different…

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