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Mrs Macleod wrote: Year 1 and 2 make popcorn
As part of our topic work Year 1 and 2 have learnt about corn growing from seed all the way to cooking it on a camp fire to make popcorn. Take a look at us enjoying a camp fire and eating the popcorn. (More)
We talked about what we might see... We found fallen rustling leaves, different colour leaves, berries on trees and birds singing. (More)
As well as practising bushcraft skills we have learnt in previous weeks, like making shelters, we learnt to whittle. We had to find a stick about the size of our arm and as thick as our finger. We then learnt how to use tools safely to whittle our st (More)
We had a recap on how to make a good shelter. Our criteria: it must be free standing, all the group must fit in, it must shelter you from bad weather and we had to work cooperatively. We recapped on how to make a 'tent', 'tie on' and 'lean to (More)
Our last session of this academic year - how time flies when you're having fun! We had a go at all our favourite things from den building, to mini beast hunting and of course toasting marshmallows around the camp fire. A huge thank you goes (More)
Key Stage 1 pupils have been gardening, trying to restore some of the allotment area. We found lots of weeds, nettles, fox gloves, strawberries and Y1 have planted peas which are growing well. We dug up the weeds ensuring we got the roots and checked (More)
EYFS found gold at forest school and then set up camp. Some people even walked the plank. In class we made our our treasure maps. (More)
Mrs Macleod wrote: Mud minibeasts and collages.
Some Year 1 and 2 pupils have been making mud minibeasts and picture collages.We selected natural materials and use mud to make our mini beasts. we need to know how many legs they have, if they have wings and what they life in a habitat. Take a look. (More)
Mrs Macleod wrote: EYFS go minibeast hunting.
We looked under logs, in long grass and on plants. We had to take care that we didn't hurt any animals and we always leave forest school the way we found it. Look at what we found... Did you spot the frog? We set it free near the pond. (More)
In our new forest school area, we looked for living things, things that were once alive and things that were dead. We then went looked for life in our pond. Look at what we found... ...tadpoles, dragonfly nymphs, water boatmen, beetles and (More)

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