Category Archives: Class 1

Back to School with a Bang, Whoosh, Crackle and Pop

 After October half term, Forest School has returned with a bang…whoosh and crackle. The woodland is a blaze of autumnal colour and with Guy Fawkes night just around the corner, the children were inspired to create some stunning firework leaf … Continue reading

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Willow Group Exploring the Locality

Over the past term, Willow group have been busy familiarising themselves with the woodlands and the bridleways that cross through and around them. Ravenscliffe Wood along with the adjoining Bill Wood and Round Wood form part of the West Leeds … Continue reading

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Holly Group to the Rescue

The new children in Holly Group have been having fun exploring the woodland. There are still lots of streams running through the wood following the recent floods. Some of the children decided they were part of a rescue team tasked … Continue reading

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Summer Wildflowers

At this time of year, there is so much to see on our walk to the woods. The children have become very aware of how the flora differs on the fringes of the woodland where the sun reaches down to … Continue reading

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How to slackline

Slacklining is a brilliant way for children to work on their balance, spatial awareness and core body strength as well as being great fun to do. The slackline consists of a webbed strap that is looped around two trees and … Continue reading

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Ha Mock Mummy!

The last few weeks have provided the typical ‘four seasons in one day’ spring weather we Forest School types have come to know and love. Amidst the hail, wind, smog and Arctic blasts, we have had some rather pleasant spells … Continue reading

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Marshmallows in the Woodland

The last few weeks have been particularly chilly at Forest School. The children learning about ways to keep warm including wearing lots of layers and doing activities that require us to keep moving. Today, we decided it would be good … Continue reading

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Forest School Rope Swing

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Road Safety

Bradford Council Road Safety team visited school today. To stay safe when going to cross the road, children were asked to: Hold hands with their adult. Stop at the edge of the pavement Look, right and left and right again … Continue reading

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Year One’s Forest School Journey So Far

This term in class, Year One have been learning about journeys. Their book focus has been Mr. Gumpy’s Motor Car. In the story, Mr Gumpy decides to go for a drive in his motor car and his animal friends want … Continue reading

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