Investigating Trees

This week in Forest School, Year 5HC took inspiration from our trip to Westport Lake and went in search of  different trees in our school grounds. Using a leaf dial, they were able to identify and name each tree by firstly correctly identifying the leaf. After that, the children used a piece of string and…

Friendly Grasshoppers and Beautiful Butterflies

This week in Forest School, Year 3W went on a butterfly hunt. Armed with ID guides, the children observed several buddleia bushes in our school grounds, a favourite plant for butterflies to collect nectar from. They spotted Large White, Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock butterflies… We were surprised to see a grasshopper in our Forest School…

Leaf and Bark Rubbings

This week in Forest School, R1 have been investigating leaves and trees. Using paper and wax crayons they have created some beautiful leaf and bark rubbings…    

Enchanted by Butterflies

The children in Reception class have been rearing their own butterflies. From a furry caterpillar to a chrysalis, the Painted Lady butterflies finally emerged over the weekend. The Painted Lady is a migrant butterfly, travelling all the way from Africa, across land and sea, to be here in the UK. This afternoon the children in R1…