Archive | Outdoor learning

Burford Woods

Ashmansworthy class enjoyed Burford Woods today.  From den building to orienteering, to cooking to mud masks.  We had so much fun!

Stroxworthy Art

This morning we spent some time on the field to start our field sketching. We imagined a frame using our hands and then begun to sketch using our skills we have learned. Thank you to Mrs Coles for her instruction and expertise.

Outdoor Learning Day

As part of Outdoor Learning Day, Stroxworthy combined their Geography and Art skills by starting their field sketches. They used the beautiful views on our doorstep to try out the sketching skills we have been practising.

Outdoor Learning Day

Ashmansworthy class used their outdoor learning day to use role play to help them recreate parts of the text ‘The Hero Twins’ and complete a variety of maths challenges around converting measurements.  They based their Decision Spelling on outdoor words with homophones.  Finally, our geography was looking at maps and finding places and using grid […]

Year 5/6 cricket festival

Today I had the pleasure of taking this lovely bunch of children to a cricket festival in Instow. They played incredibly. well conseridering they had only played the game once during PE. They had previously learnt all the skills they needed for fielding and batting during their time with Coach Tom (From North Devon Primary […]

Tag Rugby

Over the next 6 weeks, Ashmansworthy and Stroxworthy class have specialised instructors teaching Tag Rugby. Ask the children to show the 2 different passing with the ball….. Well done to the first 5 stars of the rugby sessions chosen by Tia.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Burscott class have been talking about using nature to make sure we look after ourselves and make us feel well (Mental Health Awareness Week).  To link in with our weather , we have been looking at clouds and different types.  To link in with our art, we have been looking at different types of leaves. […]

Outside Play

Sunflowers love spending time in their den with friends. The den makes an imaginative role play area. Exploring a sensory tuff tray of coloured orbeez. “The orbeez are all the colours of the rainbow” We were able to describe their texture using words such as soft, squishy and wet. Sunflowers enjoyed water painting and observing […]

Outdoor Fun

We enjoy playing on the vehicles in our outside area.

Reindeers and stars

Burscott class finished the term with the outdoor learning finishing off their stars and making their pinecones into reindeers.  I wonder what you could call your reindeer?

Hedgehogs part 2

A few weeks ago Burscott class made some hedgehogs.  Look how they have grown…..

Outdoor learning

Using our text ‘The Great Balloon Hullaballoo’ we looked at creating our own settings for the story.  What better way to do it than outside…… From a jungle to a desert to under the sea and off we went.

Outdoor learning

Burscott class wanted to use the outside to recreate the story of The Giant Balloon Hullaballoo.  We discussed each part of the story: from the different planets and the forgotten cheese. Here are their finished story maps….

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