14/05/18 Reception made fairy people and hide then in the forest.
10/05/18 Year 5/6 made damper bread and cooked it on the fire.
09/05/18 Year 3/4 made kindness rocks to hide round the school.
08/05/18 Reception enjoyed the sunshine and made fairy crowns.
03/05/18 Year 3/4 spent the morning using leaves to dye fabric.
02/05/18 Wednesday afternoon Forest School collected firewood, carved toasting sticks and rewarded themselves with gooey mashmallows.
02/05/18 What wonderful weather for a puddle hunt! Reception splished, sploshed and splashed their way through every puddle and even found a secret den.
01/05/18 Year 5/6 found their inner cave person today while creating some bunting using stones and foliage.
30/04/18 Year 1/2 braved the chilly wind and made a journey stick each, there might have been a spot of imaginary fishing too!
26/04/18 Year 5/6 created, modified and decorated dens in teams. The rest of the school have enjoyed seeing their creations.
25/04/18 Year 3/4 enjoyed some team building games which worked on communication.
24/04/18 Reception classes Corfe and Lulworth got creative today in the Forest School Area with art work created from natural found items, dinosaur teeth discovered in the mound and imaginary campfire with tasty marshmallows. We even had a surprise visit from a little Common frog (Rana temporaria).
23/04/18 Year 1 and 2 used clay and natural items to make forest faces.
19/04/18 Our Year 5 and 6 classes made the most of the beautiful weather tree climbing, constructing and sowing wild flower seeds.
18/04/18 it was all about construction, communication and problem solving today for Kimmeridge, Poole and Weymouth. Swings, obstacle courses seemed to be popular along with tree climbing.
17.04.18 Moreton, Studland and Tyneham enjoyed the spring sunshine sowing wild flower seeds, creating dens and bug spotting.
16.04.18 Reception enjoyed their first exploration of the Forest School area, digging for dinosaur bones, worms and enjoying the sunshine.
27/03/18 Kimmeridge, Poole and Weymouth showed resilience today as they worked together to make dens. Teamwork and communication was the key.
26/03/18 Moreton, Tyneham and Studland used the knots they've learnt to build a den city.
Tripod lashing, stick dens, walls and muddy hands.
21/03/18 Moreton, Tyneham and Studland went on the hunt today, not for a bear but for Spring! And guess what? They found it, yes its TRUE Spring has finally sprung.
Feeling energised from the sunshine and birds singing. We heard a beautiful chorus this morning; over the next few weeks we’re going to see if we can identify who song s who’s.
Inspired by the crow’s nest building skills, some of use built nests, some of us hunted for signs of Spring, but all of us enjoyed the start of Spring – even the smell of the freshly cut grass.
Working together to keep our equipment ready to use and lending a helping hand.
20/03/18 FIRE! What better day to start fire lighting skills? After a safety talk and thinking about the fire triangle, small groups worked with Mrs Humphries to light tinder with a Swedish fire stick – “It’s not as easy as it looks!” explained Wareham class.
What a lot of Knots, some of used our time to master our Knot skills. “I use my dressing gown tie to practise my knots,” Holly
Much fun was had in the snow today. Building; snow creatures, catapulting; snowballs using a rope or just enjoying the beauty of the ice patterns, Wareham, Dorchester and Swanage enjoyed the fresh air today.
to our wonderful PTFA
who purchased waterproof trousers,
so everyone can enjoy Outdoor Education.
Moreton, Tyneham and Studland all enjoyed testing out our new waterproof trousers during Outdoors Education this week.
Poole, Weymouth and Kimmeridge enjoyed the warmer weather this week while learning some new knots.
Figure of eight knot demontration