Monthly Archives: February 2014
I wished you could have all seen year 3 in the woods this afternoon. They worked really well as a group, everyone found a group to join for the den making. Each person took on a role in the group, some gave ideas, some collected materials, it was really good to see everyone collaborating. When … Continue reading
This week everyone in school is learning about South Africa. The children told me about what they had been thinking about in class. Yesterday the children had used their noticing muscles when exploring different fruits from Africa. It is the last week before the holidays and Mrs Stockdale’s last time in the woods for us … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who came along to Barnsley Teaching School Alliance Forest School taster day today. It was bitter cold this morningÂ but hot soup and warm bread at lunchtime warmed us up ready for the afternoon. Mrs Stockdale and myself had a lovely day getting to know people and sharing ideas for activities outdoors. … Continue reading
Year 4 are doing a topic about Barnsley. I enjoyed listening to some facts that they know about Barnsley. I also learnt that year 4 have been looking at maps. They told me they had made maps and plans of their classroom and that they had used a key on their map. This was going … Continue reading
I’m going to start this post at the end of today’s session. One of my favourite parts of forest schools is the time we spend at the fire circle. I love to hear everyone chattering, it’s also the time when we get to think about what we have done and what we have enjoyed. Quite … Continue reading
Today F2 learnt all about the bow saw (or bone sword as some were calling it). We are making wooden cookies to put letters on for use to use at school. We had to learn how to use it safely. Can you see some of the things we do to keep safe?