28 06, 2018

Our special Forest School Morning

2018-06-28T13:11:39+01:00June 28th, 2018|Forest School, Prep|

The children in Year 3 to 7 in the Prep School were treated to a special Forest School Morning during which they took part in a succession of exciting activities set in different locations in our extensive grounds (see Forest School Morning map). Pupils relished the opportunity to integrate with different year groups, as their [...]

30 04, 2018

Forming friendships in the Forest in Holiday Club

2018-04-30T12:11:41+01:00April 30th, 2018|Forest School, Pre-Prep, Prep|

Pre-Prep and Prep children certainly made the most of the sunshine during Forest School Holiday Club. They enjoyed making lots of crafts using natural objects including clay hedgehogs, forest monsters and magical wands. They experimented with washing-up liquid and bubble wands made out of willow to create gigantic bubbles in the wind. [...]

16 03, 2018

Building shelters, campfires and plenty of memories

2018-03-16T07:43:16+01:00March 16th, 2018|Forest School, Prep|

Our Prep School children have been making the most of the great outdoors lately despite the colder weather! Years 3 to 5 have enjoyed building different shelters in teams using woodland materials and some additional items such as tarpaulins and rope. They have come up with some spectacular designs and cooperated beautifully [...]

19 02, 2018

Footprints in the woods

2018-02-19T11:07:14+01:00February 19th, 2018|Forest School, Prep|

Out in the fresh air, our pupils have been having a creative time in Forest School over the past few weeks. Making the most of February's snowfall, Year 3 and 5 pupils have been tracking animal footprints and building snowmen. Year 3 pupils have been making a home/habitat for a mouse. [...]

4 12, 2017

Woodland works of art

2017-12-04T10:19:43+01:00December 4th, 2017|Forest School, Latest News, Prep|

The children have had tremendous fun collecting natural objects from our grounds to turn into fantastic woodland artwork. Some groups made some very creative pictures and cards whilst others worked as a team to create huge pieces of art on the ground, including snowmen, houses and even a spit roast [...]