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.

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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Forest School – April 2018

Term 5 in Forest School and what a difference in the weather! It's good to see the children wearing their summer uniform! However, the warmer weather also means the Forest School environment has changed. Plants are growing (including nettles)!...

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Forest School – Winter Weather

Just a reminder that your child will need to bring appropriate footwear for their Forest School session - waterproof boots or wellingtons are ideal.  Class teachers should have a timetable of when each child has their session but basically...

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Forest School – February 2018

            This term we have been very busy in Forest School! After initially learning about rules, boundaries and safety aspects the children have now moved on to making dens! This has brought some quality skills to the fore, such as...

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Forest School – January 2018

We have been exploring the Forest School area and getting to know the routines and boundaries.

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Forest School Launch!

This has been an exciting week at St Michael's as we have launched our Forest School initiative to enhance an already exciting curriculum! Children from across the school will have the opportunity to learn new skills, complete activities and enjoy working, exploring...

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