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Forest School

Year 5 & 6 Falcons, Hawks and Kestrels have enjoyed their Forest school sessions, despite the weather being quite wet and windy, we have managed to have fun. We have built shelters, habitats for animals, made forest art,  climbed trees, made hammocks and swings and a game for everyone at forest school to enjoy
 
Don’t forget the weather is beginning to get colder and wetter, but we will still be out, embracing the Forest School saying... There's no such thing as the wrong weather, just the wrong clothing
Hedgehogs showed wonderful teamwork and imaginary skills creating habitats for our little soft toy friends. 
 Rabbits and Moles had a wonderful time dipping apples in the chocolate that we melted on our campfire
Dragonflies and Ladybirds had a brilliant time finding the animals that were hidden around our Forest School site. They each build a home for their animal and gathered food
Rabbits enjoyed an end of term hot chocolate with marshmallows around the campfire treat
Group       Session Dates                             
Rabbits 
Nov 14th/ 21st/ 28th
Dec 5th/ 12th
Jan 9th/ 16th 
June 12th 
Hedgehogs 
Jan 23rd/ 30th
Feb 6th/ 20th/ 27th 
Mar 6th/ 13th 
June 19th 
Moles 
Mar 20th/ 27th 
Apr 24th
May 15th/ 22nd 
June 5th/ 26th 
Ladybirds
Feb 3rd/ 24th
Mar 10th/ 24th 
Apr 21st
May 5th/ 19th
June 9th/23rd
July 7th
 Dragonflies 
 Feb 10th
Mar 3rd/ 17th 31st 
Apr 28th 
May 12th/ 26th
June 16th/ 30th
July 14th 
Our Forest School Leaders are:
 
Heather Taylor & Claire Wilderspin
 
Our Forest School Assistants are:
 
Louise Poutney & Katie Gill
 
Forest School is a unique educational experience and process offering children opportunities to succeed, develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland environment. Children engage through motivating, achievable tasks, and activities throughout the year and in almost all weathers, with appropriate footwear and clothing. Children will play, learn, work with tools, learn and begin to understand boundaries of behaviour, both physically and socially. Growing in confidence, self- esteem and motivation whilst developing an understanding of the natural world around them.