We are really excited about offering weekly Forest School sessions throughout the year, starting with year 4 children. During each session, the children will be exploring aspects of science through the natural environment and also building on their knowledge and understanding of maths in context. Underpinning all of this, your child will be developing wider skills including: cooperative learning, communication and leadership skills.
Here’s what some of the children thought after their first session:
Libby – It was fun because we got to light a fire and I didn’t know how to
light a fire before. The spark was a bit scary because I thought I might burn
myself. I liked the hot chocolate.
Bethany – It was amazing. We got to have hot chocolate!
Megan – I loved it. It was fun. I liked the fire making and the hot chocolate.
Albert- I enjoyed making a den with Oliver, Thomas, Megan and a few others – we
were using our school value co-operation. It was pretty cool to make the fire.
The flint and steel was cool as well. I’m looking forward to next week.
Esme – We used Endeavour because we had to keep trying to light the fire and it
did at the last minute.
Katie- I had fun making the fire and finding all the logs and stuff.
Lucie- It was awesome- we got to light fires and drink hot chocolate
Lola- I liked it because we got to make a fire. We used the values of
Friendship because we made friends with children from Littleham and Cooperation
when we worked together to make a fire.
Thomas- I liked the hot chocolate and roasting the banana
Oliver- I liked using the fint and steel
Tilly- The only thing I didn’t like was that it was too short. I liked making a
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