Forest School – Term 3 Week 5

This was the last week this term for Harmony, Wisdom, Perseverance and Progress classes and an opportunity for them to show parents and grandparents what new skills they had learnt over the last 4 weeks. As seems to be the new tradition for our final week, the snow fell on...

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RHS School Gardening Level 2 Award

Congratulations to Mr Bula-Edge and his gardening club. They have just achieved the RHS Level 2 award from the RHS Campaign for School Gardening. This is fantastic news for the school. To achieve this award the club had to plan an area for school gardening, start to grow some plants,...

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Forest School – Term 3 Week 4

This week the children were using the tools more independently to make items of their choosing. Both reception classes had the opportunity to make seed balls, for the birds, to hang off the trees. They thoroughly enjoyed squishing together the vegetable suet until it was soft – and then adding...

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The Power Of Colour.

“Colour is a power which directly influences the soul” – Kandinsky Several guests visited the school last week and each of them commented on how impressive the school is looking, how polite our children are and how much the school has transformed since September. We are certainly heading in the...

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If you build it, they will come.

In the 1989 film ‘Field Of Dreams’, a phrase is repeated saying “If you build it, he will come”. Since September we have developed a new curriculum, tightened up special needs provision, introduced new learning initiatives, carpeted and painted different areas in the school, developed a professional looking website, created...

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Forest School Blog – Term 3 Week 2

Due to high winds and heavy rain, Monday’s groups had to decamp inside at Mallydams. This didn’t put a dampener on the activities as we were still able to build an indoor ‘fire’ (pretend flames using tissue paper) and make wood cookies using the bow saw. Sam at Mallydams also...

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The Future Looks Bright…….

The school is looking fabulous with its colourful window panes in the entrance, photo canvases of children going up the first stairwell and wonderful displays in our newly carpeted areas celebrating the excellent work that the children have been producing. Check out the Year 1/2 wolf art in the Oscar...

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