Curriculum Outdoors Blog

EnvironLent

Over the last five weeks, leading up to the celebration of Easter, we have been taking inspiration from Pope Francis’ encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ and spent time time looking after ourselves,...

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Mental Health Week 2022

Children’s Mental Health Week 2022 took place from 7-13 February and we celebrated it over two weeks. This year’s theme was Growing Together. We encouraged children (and adults) to consider how...

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Cross Country

Today, during our lunch break, children from KS1 and LKS2 competed in a school cross country race. Over 90 children competed in a series of laps around our wonderful field!...

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Classifying Invertebrates

As part of LKS2’s project, we have been reading James and the Giant Peach. James becomes friends with different insects who are part of the invertebrate family. We have been...

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Raft Building

UKS2 have been reading ‘The Explorer’ by Katherine Rundell. In one of the early chapters, the children build a raft using materials they find in the Rainforest to help them...

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How Do We Survive?

To kick-off their Autumn Term Project, the children in UKS2 paid a visit to the forest last weekend with Mr McKaye. They talked about what they thought was needed in...

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Campfire

Our final Forest session of Reception was a wonderful one! Mr McKaye reminded us of the elements required to make a fire. Then he tasked us with finding ‘fuel’ from...

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Identifying Leaves

Another busy morning at the forest today for our youngest pupils. The children were leaf hunters! Working in groups with an activity sheet to help them identify different types of...

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