Forest School – Week 5

With winter starting at the end of week 5 the temperature has certainly plummeted testing our resilience to the cold and our clothing choices. With everyone wrapped up warm this week we challenged our teamwork skills by trying to get a team of 7 across a ‘lava lake’ using only...

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Forest School – Term 2 Weeks 4 & 5

Do you want to build a snowman? Luckily the weather wasn’t frozen but this week we made snowmen from silver birch. Building upon the safe tool use methods already learned we used the bow saw, palm drill and secateurs to create our wooden snowmen tree decorations. To create a greater...

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What a week!!!!

We had so many visitors this week………and all of them commented on how wonderful our pupils are and the pace in which the school is moving forward. Thank you to all those Year 6 children who gave tours to prospective parents. We have more people looking around this week. Thank...

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Funky Friday Fun

What a week! We have had many visitors this week – all of whom said how polite and wonderfully behaved our children are. They also commented on our brand new dedicated art room. Thank you to all the staff who helped us set it up. Thank you also to the...

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Forest School – Term 2, Week 3

This week we visited a new site at Hastings Country Park. Using the Quarry area, the children discovered caves and learnt how the landscape around them had been created. As Christmas is nearly upon us, the task this week was to make a Christmas tree using sticks. The children got...

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Forest School – Term 2 Week 2

This week was the turn of year 3, 4, 5 and 6 to learn how to start fires using a ‘dragon sneeze’ (better known as a fire-steel). The children (and adults) were initially disappointed that they didn’t get a spark from their first attempt but with no small amount of...

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Oscar Winners this week…………..

Thank you to all the parents who attended our Funky Friday Assembly – it was by far the biggest crowd that we’ve had so far. We celebrated our Netballers, Footballers, Gold Award winners, Golden Ticketers, Birthdays and of course our weekly Oscar winners. Thank you for your continued support. Mr...

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Forest School – Term 2, Week 1

Last week Year 3, 4, 5 and 15 of the Year 6’s started Forest School with a trip to Guestling Wood (or Mallydams for one class). Now that Autumn is well and truly on us, the ground was full of Sweet Chestnuts and golden brown leaves. With pockets bulging with...

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Oscar winners this week………

Well done to Milo and William who both received an Oscar in our Funky Friday assembly last week. It was also lovely to hear such positive comments from parents, staff and pupils about the ‘All About Us’ video. Make sure you check it out on our website if you haven’t...

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