Little Stix and other bands

After a very musical morning in school, Year 6B decided to have a go at making their own musical instruments using natural materials. With guitars, drums, maracas, harps and xylophones, Year 6B are definitely on their way to forming a new band!

The Fire Steel Challenge

This week in Forest School, Year 4T took part in the ‘Fire Steel Challenge.’ During past sessions, the children have learnt how to use a flint and steel to create a spark. This week, the children worked in small groups to perfect this skill, encouraging and helping each other so that by the end of…

The Worm Charmers

This week, Year 3F learnt about the importance of patience and perseverance, two skills that are necessary when charming earthworms from the ground. Armed with a trowel and gardening fork, the children created vibrations in the ground. This tricks the worms into thinking that a mole is digging (moles love to eat worms) and they…

Rainy Day Fun!

Our minibeast themed activity quickly turned into a rainy day activity this afternoon in Year 5HC. Wrapped up in waterproofs and wellies, the children enjoyed splashing in puddles and finding worms…

Wonderful Weaving

This week in Forest School, Year 6B have been perfecting their weaving skills and some have been challenging themselves by making spider webs and sunburst patterns…  

Minibeast Mania

This week in Forest School, Year 3Fand 4T have been taking advantage of the vast amount of insects and minibeasts we have in our school grounds at the moment. Armed with tick sheets and tally charts, they went on a hunt to find as many as possible underneath logs, hiding in trees and crawling in…

Mini Dens and Creatures

This week in Forest School Year 4T have been trying to perfect their mini den building skills. However, there were a few distractions along the way in the form of minibeasts. Despite this, the children still managed to create some amazing mini structures, which of course became homes for their new mini friends…

Clay Characters

This week in Forest School, Year 3F put their creative skills to the test and made their favourite character from a book using clay, pipe cleaners and natural materials including leaves, sticks, conker shells and acorns…