10 11, 2017

Our adventures in Forest School holiday club

2017-12-07T15:11:40+00:00November 10th, 2017|Prep, Pre-Prep, Forest School|

The Pre-Prep and Prep children had lots of adventures in Snake Wood for Forest School Holiday Club at half term. The older children helped their younger siblings and friends as they took part in team activities together. They all enjoyed being involved in sensory games including nature hunts, 'sensory [...]

16 10, 2017

Down at the woods…

2017-10-19T12:45:42+00:00October 16th, 2017|Prep, Forest School|

Some of our Prep School pupils have loved going for a scavenger hunt around the School grounds to collect conkers and cones ready to create some autumnal craft. In fire-building training, the girls and boys were thrilled to create a fire with no matches or lighter - no easy feat. Striking the Fire [...]

16 10, 2017

Nursery’s Autumn Forest School Adventures

2017-10-19T12:53:02+00:00October 16th, 2017|Early Years, Forest School|

Before venturing into our own beautiful woods, the children listened attentively to the story 'Wendy's woods', during which they learnt all about oak trees and acorns, and were introduced to other types of leaves: sycamore, birch, holly and sweet chestnut. As is our tradition before we enter the woods, we [...]

9 10, 2017

A Roarsome Forest School Adventure

2017-12-07T15:14:39+00:00October 9th, 2017|Latest News, Pre-Prep, Forest School|

  Reception enjoyed a dinosaur extravaganza in Forest School. The children were accompanied on a walk around the grounds to see if they could find any natural materials that could be turned in to a dinosaur model. The children found out about sweet chestnut tress whose seeds look like curled up hedgehogs and they [...]

10 08, 2017

Summer time and exploring is easy

2017-08-10T11:41:52+00:00August 10th, 2017|Pre-Prep, Forest School, Hobbies|

Some of our Pre-Prep pupils have had an exciting time in holiday club with Mrs Knight, Mrs Goldsmith, Miss Middleton, Miss Chatten and Mrs De-Abreu this summer.   Those who joined our summer club have been busy making some delicious treats including puff pastries, cupcakes, chocolate-chip cookies and home-made bread. They have been taking [...]

28 04, 2017

A Nest of Discoveries

2017-04-28T08:33:37+00:00April 28th, 2017|Prep, Forest School|

Year 3 thoroughly enjoyed their morning at Easton and Otley College taking part in a variety of outdoor activities which also helped the students at the college develop their teaching skills. Pond-dipping was a particular highlight. The children were excellent at looking after any creatures caught in their nets and the excitement when a [...]

13 03, 2017

Children, sunshine, woods and mud – let the adventures begin!

2017-03-22T15:42:03+00:00March 13th, 2017|Pre-Prep, Forest School|

As part of Pre-Prep's Activity Week, all the pupils ventured up to our Forest School site for a day of exploration and working with a range of materials in their natural environment. A variety of areas contained different aspects of learning. The children thoroughly enjoyed exploring various materials in their natural environment. Throughout the day, the children [...]