Forest School Year 3 17.5.22

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

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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Year R insects

As part of the Year R ‘insect’ topic, pupils have been making their own small creatures from cardboard. Their starting point was an oval cardboard base with two holes. They decorated them with colour pencils and felt tip pens; cut out and attached paper wings; made extra holes with a hole punch…

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Forest School Year 3 10.3.22

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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The human figure in motion - sculpture

Year 6 have completed their ‘human figure in motion’ sculptures; this project was disrupted in term 3 due to covid.

In term 3, pupils learnt about the proportion of the human figure. They drew from mannequins and from movement on film (sporting imagery). As a class, we looked at the artists…

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Forest School Year 2 16.5.22

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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The Boy with Flowers in His Hair

Today Mrs Haynes took a group of 2GD pupils onto the school playing field. They shared a book called The Boy with Flowers in His Hair. The pupils walked around the field identifying trees and sketching their leaves; they then created our own version of the book cover. 

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Imaginary worlds - Year R

Inspired by the British sculptor Philip King, Year R pupils have been making their own mini sculptures using paper. I asked the children to imagine that were tiny and able to walk through their sculptures - imaginary worlds in miniature. This allowed the pupils to consider scale, form and space.…

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Forest School Year 3 26.4.22

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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Forest School Year 2 26.4.22

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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Forest School Year 3 3.5.2022

Linking in with their Science topic, the year 3 children explored plants in more detail today. In groups they were finding materials, building flowers and labelling them. Instead of exploring leaves today they explored bark, by feeling it and creating bark rubbings with crayons (and remembering…

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Forest School Year 2 3.5.22

This week was all about animals in Year 2. We woke up the worms by moving in different ways, we chatted about who eats worms and why they are useful. 

The children learned an insect song to help them to identify them. As squirrels, they were hiding some acorns and had to remember at the end of…

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