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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Mega marshmallows

We had a bit of a treat today in the woods. We had mega marshmallows! They were huge. F2 thought of different wow words for huge.

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Final year 6 group

I had a lovely afternoon with this small group today. It was a little sad though as it was the last time I would take them into the woods as they are leaving us to go onto new schools. Watching them this afternoon made me think they are going to be successful in their learning … Continue reading »

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Damper bread

This morning we did something a little different in the woods, it was something I haven’t tried before. We made damper bread, we used flour and butter, mixing it with our hands until it was like breadcrumbs. The children stretched their noticing muscles and explained what it looked and felt like. We then added some … Continue reading »

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Last afternoon

It was the last afternoon for our year 4 and Rising Star’s children. As always it has been brilliant to watch this group grow over the weeks. It was something I had wanted to do for a long time for many reasons and I am so glad we have been able to put it into … Continue reading »

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Year 2 and the chocolate factory

Wow wow wow! What a fantastic way for the children to spend their last session as year 2 in the woods. There was a real buzz of chatter and so much laughter, it was brilliant to hear. The children were having so much fun playing together. They were building a new machine for Willy Wonka. … Continue reading »

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Welcome to the Stone Age

What an awesome morning for year three. It was their last session as year three and they showed us what incredible learners they are. We were pulling together and making links to their topic on the Stone Age. I learned lots of interesting facts about the Stone Age from year 3. ¬†We looked at shelters … Continue reading »

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Terrific Tuesday

It has been a very busy day in the woods, a day full of learning. The children have stretched lots of learning muscles today. I have seen some amazing collaboration and perseverance, especially with year 1 when they were trying to work out how to set up a zip line. It was a dry day … Continue reading »

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The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

Year 1 are learning about the lighthouse keeper this week. In the woods we explored how Mrs Grinling got food from the cottage on the cliff down to the lighthouse. There was lots to think about to make the zip line work properly. I was impressed with how the children persevered and collaborated to work … Continue reading »

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Show me the way

Some year 2 boys found out how much we rely on our sight for finding our way. They had to use their other senses and place their trust in a friend when they couldn’t see. They boys said they felt nervous when they couldn’t see. It was great to see how the boys kept each … Continue reading »

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Diamond Sword

These year 3 boys have been explaining Minecraft to me. They told me about different types of gem stones, metals, and wood. I now can’t stop singing this song in my head and it really isn’t one of my favourite songs! Aaargh !

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