Outdoor Learning

Terrific Teamwork

For the past few weeks, White class have been working in the forest each Wednesday building up their confidence, perseverance and teamwork. This morning, they took advantage of the sunny weather and headed outside as soon as they were dressed in their forest gear....

Tricky Triangles

This morning Year 4 all worked together to find out about the different types of triangle. They went outside on the yard armed only with chalks ready to set each other tricky triangle challenges. One person drew a triangle on the floor and the other members of the...

ALIEN ADVENTURE

Year 2 received a mysterious letter which couldn’t be opened until 1:30. When they opened the letter they had a letter from an alien! The aliens had left clues for year 2 with a sweet treat at the end. They enjoyed looking for the clues and found a box full of...

PERFECT PANCAKES

This morning Year 5 went to the forest to build dens and make pancakes as part of Outdoor Learning Week. Parents and Carers were invited to come and join us for the activities and they got very involved. We had a lovely time down in the forest – despite the wind...

NURSERY OUTDOOR STAY AND PLAY

On Tuesday Nursery had their parents stay for outdoor fun! They were able to explore the coloured water, mark make in the sand, wash cars at the car wash, paint ice and even make mud cakes! The children had so much fun they were asking if it was stay and play the next...

MARK MAKING FUN OUTDOORS!

The children in Nursery have been having lots of fun mark making in the garden! They have been squirting fabric and observing the effects of the colours mixing! They have also been painting with acorns too. They are loving outdoor learning...

MAGNIFICENT MEASURES

The children in Year 2 enjoyed an afternoon outside looking at different measures. They had to measure different lengths and create different 2D and 3D shapes. The children also had the chance to measure different parts of our yard. They had to be accurate when using...

FABULOUS FRACTIONS!

Year 3 have continued their fractions work by using chalks outside. Using drawn tables and chocolate bars we had to share the chocolate between each class. We then had a challenge to share the chocolate between 30 children! We used chalk to divide each bar into...

FUN IN THE FOREST

Year 2 had lots of fun in the forest this afternoon. We made pancakes on the fire and made fairy houses as well as natural pictures using the items we could find. We can’t wait for some more outdoor learning this...

OUTDOOR MATHS!!

Nursery have had a fantastic morning in the Nursery garden! There was lots of fun, maths activities… The children have been drawing shape pictures, painting with shapes, knocking over numbered bottles, throwing beanbags into numbered pots and even filling lots...

FUN IN THE FOREST

We have ended our term on a high after making hot chocolate on the fire. It was so much fun and very...

BEAMISH

What a fantastic day we all had at Beamish. When we arrived we took the tram to Beamish old town. We looked in the old buildings and compared the similarities and differences to our own homes. We were shocked to find that most did not have an indoor toilet! After than...
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