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Forest School 2018-2019

At Forest School the children have enjoyed active outdoor games,

challenges and fun activities to enhance their classroom learning.

Take a look!

 

 

At some of our previous sessions...

On the High Seas!

 

 

Picture 1 Challanging the crew to create a compass
Picture 2
Picture 3 Oudoor science - food chain role play

A Taste of the Orient

A Taste of the Orient 1 Playing traditional Chinese games...
A Taste of the Orient 2
A Taste of the Orient 3
A Taste of the Orient 4

Outdoor Science - Materials Scavenger Hunt.

Outdoor Science -  Materials Scavenger Hunt. 1 Grouping materials by their physical properties

Investigating Waterproof Materials and a Group Shelter Building Challenge

Investigating Waterproof Materials and a Group Shelter Building Challenge 1 Different sheets of material were tested
Investigating Waterproof Materials and a Group Shelter Building Challenge 2 but the tarp offered the best waterproof material
Investigating Waterproof Materials and a Group Shelter Building Challenge 3 to construct shelter from the sudden 'rainstorm'!
Investigating Waterproof Materials and a Group Shelter Building Challenge 4 The only group to successfully keep dry :)

We have also been learning about British mammals common to the area, in comparison with classroom learning about Chinese wildlife.

We have also been learning about British mammals common to the area, in comparison with classroom learning about Chinese wildlife. 1 Sorting carnivores, herbivores & ominvores
We have also been learning about British mammals common to the area, in comparison with classroom learning about Chinese wildlife. 2 by creating their own venn diagrams.
We have also been learning about British mammals common to the area, in comparison with classroom learning about Chinese wildlife. 3
We have also been learning about British mammals common to the area, in comparison with classroom learning about Chinese wildlife. 4 Role play - a shrew caravan!

 


 

Terms 1 & 2

What a Wonderful World!

 

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Maths - Measurement

Outdoor Maths - Measurement 1 Having made themselves a metre long Sammy Snake,
Outdoor Maths - Measurement 2 the children's challenge was to find an object
Outdoor Maths - Measurement 3 exactly 1m long. First a chain was discovered
Outdoor Maths - Measurement 4 & then a metre tall cow parsley stalk!

Environmental Self-portraits

Environmental Self-portraits 1 Using mirrors to study their features
Environmental Self-portraits 2 & the natural materials to hand
Environmental Self-portraits 3 to create these amazing likenesses!

'Funnybones' - The Human Body

'Funnybones' - The Human Body 1 This time a team challenge;
'Funnybones' - The Human Body 2 to name parts of the human body
'Funnybones' - The Human Body 3 & create an environmental skeleton.

Exploring with our senses - sight

Exploring with our senses - sight 1 Looking very carefully to try & find exact matches
Exploring with our senses - sight 2 in nature of numerous shades of green.

Exploring with our senses - hearing

Exploring with our senses - hearing 1 Creating sound maps.
Exploring with our senses - hearing 2

Exploring with our senses - touch

Exploring with our senses - touch  1 Exploring different tree barks & their textures.
Exploring with our senses - touch  2 Perhaps smooth, lumpy, cracked; how does it feel?

Exploring with our senses - smell

Exploring with our senses - smell 1 Creating a woodland perfume & learning why animals
Exploring with our senses - smell 2 need their sense of smell, before laying a scent
Exploring with our senses - smell 3 trail for an animal to sniff when we have left!

Exploring with our senses - taste

Exploring with our senses - taste 1 Exploring sour, salty, sweet & bitter tastes.
Exploring with our senses - taste 2 Using a ghillie kettle to make hot chocolate &
Exploring with our senses - taste 3 then toasting marshmallows; a sweet treat!

Topic related active games & challenges

Topic related active games & challenges 1 Mirror task: PE skills & co-ordination
Topic related active games & challenges 2 Body parts challenge: PSHE & teamwork
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