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CPD and training opportunities

 

As a Hub for outdoor learning, we now offer a range of CPD and bespoke training/ team-building opportunities. Our brochure shows our current offer. Bookings can be made by contacting the school directly.

                                 

 

Reception forest school

 

Reception Forest School

 

Reception Forest School

Reception celebrated pancake day at Forest School today!

 

Reception Forest School

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Reception Forest School

 

Reception make bird feeders

 

Belmont celebrates Tree Dressing Day!

Reception Forest School 
Our new Forest School Rangers visit Old Redding.

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The rangers found three frogs today, and some were brave enough to take a closer look!

Forest School Rangers 

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Year 3 Forest School

Another group of Year 3 children visited Forest School today, and were able to demonstrate how they managed risks and challenges by climbing and negotiating a range of trees in the forest.

Visitors

 

We welcomed another group of students from Queensmead college to our Forest School sessions. Today the children were engaged in searching for wildlife in the different habitats of the forest.

Rolling the log to look for insects.

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Searching for insects

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What have we found?

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Year 3 Forest School

 

The first group of Year 3 pupils came to Forest School today, and really enjoyed exploring the different features of the environment.

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Getting the campfire ready for cooking.

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Adding fire wood

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Cooking crumpets

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Reception and the Rangers visit Old Redding woods.

 

Exploring the waterfall...

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Reception at Forest School 

Year 1 Forest School 

 

The children explored the different forest paths, and completed challenges along the way. They took risks and persevered to climb trees, roll down hills and make a tree swing!

Hill rolling.

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Reception Forest School

 

The children had a fantastic time at Forest school today. Firstly they worked as a team to gather different sized sticks for our campfire. After learning about how to be safe around the fire the children took turns to add the sticks.

 

 

 

Next the children used tools to slice bananas, push in different ingredients and wrap them in tinfoil. The bananas were left to cook in the embers, and once they were ready it was time to eat them. Everyone enjoyed eating in the forest!

 

Safety around the campfire.

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The reception children followed the campfire rules and carefully added their sticks to the fire.

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