Outdoor learning:

Our children are wonderfully fortunate in having incredible grounds in which to play and learn.  The grounds are used extensively during the school day and during our After School Clubs. During lessons children will often be found exploring with their teachers, pond dipping in the Top Pond, having mini-beast hunts in the Forest or learning how to identify flowers on the Salt Mines.  Paradise farm and the Bee hives are another source of outdoor learning our school provides and every child has an opportunity to muck out the pigs and chickens, collect fresh eggs or have a cuddle with our guinea pigs.

Forest School

Forest School offers chances for the children to build on the skills and experiences, confidence and independence they have previously acquired in the Nursery.  They are able to further develop their critical thinking, problem solving and team building skills.  They begin to use real tools to create natural crafts, build fires and their imagination is given plenty of opportunity to flourish.   How lovely it is for the children to leave behind their academic timetable and enjoy the natural outdoors by climbing trees, fishing for tadpoles, eating wild garlic and making mud pies.

Not only is the Forest a wonderful place for Forest School; it is also a perfect classroom for drama or to inspire interesting adjectives during a literacy lesson! Our indoor...

Paradise Farm is truly a place of paradise… with a few unusual odours! Here the children will have a chance to collect eggs, play with the chickens, learn how a duck swims, cuddle...