Stanton St QuintinPrimary School

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Forest School

Welcome to Forest School pages. We hope you enjoy looking and reading about our Forest School experiences. 

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  • Forest School Afternoon

    Published 24/06/24

    Darling Class have enjoyed a wonderful afternoon at Forest School, creating nature books, opening Willie Wonka's Chocolate Factory, making a worm hotel, pond dipping and much more besides!







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  • Victorian Inspired Forest School

    Published 02/05/24

    Over the past few weeks, Year 2 have been taking part in Victorian inspired games and activities at Forest School. We have played 'Pass the ring', 'Pick up sticks' and 'Sardines' and the children have had the opportunity to practise their weaving skills and use a palm drill to create amazing wooden spinners...








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  • Tipi Teamwork

    Published 21/02/24

    Today Years 5 and 6 enjoyed an afternoon of Forest School. Taking inspiration from Native American tipis, the children worked together to create their own. With amazing teamwork, the children adapted and elaborated their tipis, with finished versions including a floor covering, doors, rainbow swing seat, camp fires, sausage grill, noodle bar! Delicious!!









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  • Years 3 and 4 Forest School

    Published 29/11/23

    This term, it has been wonderful to spend time with Years 3 and 4, in Forest School. Inspired by the class topic of World War 2, we have played team building games, including Forest Fire, which requires agility and communication, Creeping soldiers where listening and stealth are key and Feed your Troops requiring good vision, excellent teamwork and learning basic knot tying skills.

    The children have had the opportunity to make bow and arrows, using a saw to cut their arrows to size and a knife to make indents into the bow to hold the string...


    We have learned how to use a compass while navigating our way through a treasure hunt...


    Whittled sticks to hold the all-important marshmallows for toasting on an open fire...


    And of course, the children have had time to play, explore and just be...




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  • Rescue Missions

    Published 21/11/23

    This term, Darling Class have been learning about superheroes we know, including doctors and nurses, vets, firefighters and the police.

    In Forest School this week, some of the children chose to be superheroes themselves and carry out rescue missions to help the animals that had ventured too high up in the trees and couldn't get down!




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  • Hapa Zome

    Published 18/10/23

    This week Darling Class used mallets to try their hand at the ancient Japanese Art of Hape Zome - leaf bashing.

    The children were amazed at the colours and detail of the leaves that they created.




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