Forest School

Forest School is a holistic approach to learning where your child can develop using their own interests and ideas in an outdoor environment. They are taught how to use tools appropriately in creative and useful ways.

This news feed will show you what the children have been up to in Forest School. You can check here for any information regarding up-and-coming activities and reminders about what your child needs to bring.

Term 4 already!!

Welcome to Term 4 at Forest School! Where does the time go? Unfortunately, the weather from Term 3 has stayed with us, creating slippery and exceptionally muddy conditions in our 'forest'. Lets hope that we have dry weather very...

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Forest School in Term 3

Welcome back to Term 3 in Forest School! It has certainly been a wet and windy start to 2020! With this in mind, please ensure your child has suitable clothing to wear for their Forest School session - a...

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Forest School

A very warm welcome to our third year providing regular Forest School sessions to all of our children at St Michael's! We are looking forward to providing even more outdoor learning opportunities and experiences throughout the year, whatever the...

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Forest School in Term 6

It has been another busy term in Forest School! The children have enjoyed a range of activities varying from building fairy houses to toasting marshmallows to identifying trees and making musical instruments. There is always time to enjoy the...

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Term 4 Forest School

Another busy term in Forest School! This term we are linking some of the class topic work to the activities in the forest. For instance, Year 3 are making Stone Age implements from natural resources and Year 5 are...

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Forest School

Dear all, the weather has really changed! Therefore, please can you ensure that your child has warm clothing, especially for his/her forest school session. We go into the 'forest' regardless of the weather - it is truly amazing how...

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Forest School

As another term draws to a close, we have  been keeping busy in Forest School. This term the children have been using saws and fire steels appropriately to better understand and appreciate fire and tool safety. They have also...

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Forest School in Term 2 2018

This term in Forest School we're getting ready to keep warm! The children in Year 1 and above will be busy sawing wood so we can prepare a fire for when the cold weather really kicks in! Next they...

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Forest School – September 2018

Hello and welcome back to another term in Forest School. The children have already been busy looking for mini beasts and exploring their habitat. It is amazing  just how many creatures there are hidden from view on the forest...

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Forest School in Term 6 2018

So, we are in the last term of the school year and the children are continuing to enjoy their time in 'the forest'. This term some of the children have made natural paintbrushes using sticks, leaves and feathers and ...

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