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Forest School

Our fantastic grounds provide a wonderful opportunity for forest school led by Caroline Young. 

  • Our rain shelter turned into a sun shelter!

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    Our rain shelter turned into a sun shelter!
  • Ladybird Class' senses poem

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    Ladybird Class' senses poem
  • Composing poetry in the bamboo garden

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    Composing poetry in the bamboo garden
  • Learning about senses by making perfumes

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    Learning about senses by making perfumes
  • Finding nice smelling things for our perfumes

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    Finding nice smelling things for our perfumes
  • Enjoying the smell of 3 cornered leek

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    Enjoying the smell of 3 cornered leek
  • Watching the tadpoles

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    Watching the tadpoles
  • Using our sense of touch to explore natural treasures

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    Using our sense of touch to explore natural treasures
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  • Our beautiful forest school bluebells

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    Our beautiful forest school bluebells
  • Year 1 learning about things that fly and float with their own sycamore seed helicopters

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    Year 1 learning about things that fly and float with their own sycamore seed helicopters
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  • We found this wonderful pleated ink cap mushroom

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    We found this wonderful pleated ink cap mushroom
  • So excited to be back for more Forest School! Our camp in the pond area kept us dry.

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    So excited to be back for more Forest School! Our camp in the pond area kept us dry.
  • Year 2 working together to make 2D shapes.

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    Year 2 working together to make 2D shapes.
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  • We had a visitor as we were sat on the grass!

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    We had a visitor as we were sat on the grass!
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  • Butterfly class making leaf pictures

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    Butterfly class making leaf pictures
  • A leaf sheep

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    A leaf sheep
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  • Another beautiful autumn morning at Forest School

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    Another beautiful autumn morning at Forest School
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  • Reception hunting for minibeasts

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    Reception hunting for minibeasts
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  • Hot chocolate around the fire

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    Hot chocolate around the fire
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  • Making leaf pictures with Reception based on the book 'Leaf Man'

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    Making leaf pictures with Reception based on the book 'Leaf Man'
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  • Making leaf Rangoli patterns

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    Making leaf Rangoli patterns
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  • Year 1 making homes for trolls

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    Year 1 making homes for trolls
  • A beautiful sunny, frosty morning for year 1 today

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    A beautiful sunny, frosty morning for year 1 today
  • Year 2 are the first to return to return to Forest School and have tried writing names using things they find

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    Year 2 are the first to return to return to Forest School and have tried writing names using things they find
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  • Going on a bug hunt!

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    Going on a bug hunt!
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  • A musical show to finish the session with drumming and singing

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    A musical show to finish the session with drumming and singing
  • Owl class warming up around the fire

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    Owl class warming up around the fire
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  • Minibeast hunting with Butterfly Class

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    Minibeast hunting with Butterfly Class
  • Enjoying den building

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    Enjoying den building
  • Making clay minibeasts with Butterfly Class

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    Making clay minibeasts with Butterfly Class
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  • Butterfly Class den building

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    Butterfly Class den building
  • Spring has sprung in Forest School!

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    Spring has sprung in Forest School!
  • Jaguar class learning knot tying skills to make stick people

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    Jaguar class learning knot tying skills to make stick people
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  • Making bird feeders out of orange halves with year 1

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    Making bird feeders out of orange halves with year 1
  • A pine cone bird feeder made by year 1

    Pine cone bird feeders

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    A pine cone bird feeder made by year 1
    Pine cone bird feeders
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  • Year 1 clay troll faces

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    Year 1 clay troll faces
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  • Year 1 troll homes

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    Year 1 troll homes
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  • Welcome to Forest School!

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    Welcome to Forest School!
  • Close observation of the tadpoles in the pond

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    Close observation of the tadpoles in the pond