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Author Archives: gmilner

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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Year 4 helped the children from Rising Stars to look for bugs. They found slugs and worms. Some of the children liked them a lot more than others.

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The Dummy Fairy says well done

We had a special visitor in the woods today, the Dummy Fairy came! Thank you to everyone who braved the rain and came along to our dummy fairy event. We are really proud of the children for giving their dummies or bottles to the fairy for the fairy babies. Good luck!

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Absorbed and blindfolded

Three different groups have been in the woods today. They continued the activities around noticing and collaboration, and once again we used the blindfolds. The morning groups worked really hard thinking of different adjectives to describe objects, this helped them to find their object later on. In the afternoon the children worked out that some … Continue reading »

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Woods, Fun and lots of learning.

Today we finished off a brilliant week of super learning with even more amazing learning. Our super learners today were from Year 2, Year 4 and our Rising Stars.  

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Thursday learners

Thursday was a brilliant day for learning in the woods. It was also a day where I was able to look at our learners and see how much they have grown through the year. I was so impressed with how awesome F2SJ have got at taking turns when working in groups, they are really good … Continue reading »

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Maths in the woods

This morning we had a visitor in the woods. Jane came along to join us and hopefully capture some photographs of our learning in the woods. She told us that the pictures might be used in a book about learning outdoors. So watch this space, we will be sure to let you know if any … Continue reading »

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