Wednesday 18th January 2017 An exciting day for our reception group. Our first session in Penvale Park. The children had great fun exploring the woods, climbing trees and collecting sticks. We found lots of mud and sleeping leaves curled up in buds waiting for Spring. We were very good at helping our friends. Our favourite […]
Wednesday 11th January 2017 A new year brings new groups to forest school. In the morning our first reception group came out to discover what forest school is all about. They had great fun exploring our forest school site, learning to use all their senses. We saw some great team work – carrying and breaking […]
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Wednesday 6th July. Today we were thinking about change and all things new. We made potions and watched colour changes and hoped the sun would come out a bit more! We explored centrifugal forces – spinning things around and thinking about why the liquid doesn’t fall out. […]
Wednesday 29th June 2016. This week we have mostly been creative at Forest school.
Wednesday 22nd June 2016. Despite yet more clouds and drizzle, we managed to have fun!! Team games today – focussing on strength – with some surprising results! We searched for water – climbed higher than before – learnt how to do a clove hitch- and how to […]
Wednesday 15th June 2016 We managed to avoid the rain today – and played a lot of hide and seek. Our forest Ninjas are getting a bit good at hiding! It was great to see some new friendships and great cooperation today 🙂 We made a biodiversity board to explore further lots of different things growing in our area. […]
Tuesday 14th June 2016 We were so lucky to get an extra forest school session this week! Expert forest schoolers came together from the SU and mainstream to enjoy being outside. We played games together and had fun in the mud! Potions were made, snails had races and some of us made elder beads. And RW […]
Wednesday 8th June 2016 This week we welcomed 2 new groups. Our afternoon group moved to the morning and got to be the first ones to use the mud shack! Luckily it was a bit cooler under the trees. Lots of snails were around for snail racing and we had a go at Hapa […]
Tuesday 7th June 2016 A beautiful sunny day and we welcomed the Mayor and Mayoress of Northampton to open our Big Lottery Funded ‘shed’. Our competition winner Jamal in Year 1 has named it ‘the mud shack’ and got to meet the Mayor and his guide dog Verity. Harper […]