Forest School

Lots of ‘firsts’ for Reception Class

Lots of ‘firsts’ for Reception Class

Reception have enjoyed lots of ‘firsts’ these past few weeks. They are settling well into life at St Teresa’s and are enjoying all aspects of our creative curriculum.
Here they are enjoying their first sessions of PE, dance, forest school and music. Reception have also had their first visit to our school library and have participated in their first school Mass in church.

Science in Forest School

Science in Forest School

Year One went on a material walk, they looked closely at objects in and around school and what they were made of. They recorded these findings  on worksheets. Then they went on a scavenger hunt in forest school to find objects and work out their properties. Lots of great investigation work!     Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Most of the Forest School sessions during November were dedicated to making poppies using a variety of mixed media including glass, clay, wood, wool, plastic, wire & stone. The completed work was displayed in school as part of our Remembrance Week. The children also completed work related to their topics including leaf colour matching, measuring… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

The children have produced an array of creative work during October in Forest School. Hand made instruments, bird feeders, natural art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy, rainbow leaf mobiles, clay men, Autumn leaf wreaths, leaf animals, Stone Age bread & jewellery, natural pyramids, Anglo Saxon dwellings, wire weaving, autumnal art and weaving with sticks & wool. The… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Forest School sessions were up & running as soon as the school year started in September. Our new Reception class were introduced to Forest School where they became Kings & Queens for the afternoon after making their very own nature crown. During their next session the children used sticks & grass to decorate the first… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Forest School during July had the children completing a variety of sports activities with added equipment and challenges. They had great fun working as individuals, with partners and as part of a team travelling the seas as pirates, running around assault courses and playing water balloon hide and seek. Reception            … Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Forest School has been full of exciting and engaging creative topic based activities during June. The children have used a wide range of skills to explore, design and make a selection of quality pieces of work in various forms such as woodwork, art, cooking, D&T and drama. Reception have identified features on a map of… Continue Reading

The Romans and the Celts – Forest School – Year 3

The Romans and the Celts – Forest School – Year 3

Year 3 had an amazing time as they got into character and took part in an epic battle between the Romans and the Celts as they invaded Forest School. The Romans constructed a road from bricks and marched into Celtic territory. The Celts fought valiantly, defending their land but they were defeated after a monumental… Continue Reading