The role of Forest School
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Forest School gives the children an opportunity to spend a day outdoors learning in a completely different way to the conventional classroom model. Forest School celebrates the right of all children to play, as decreed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
|Mon||06/09/2021||INSET||4/10/2021||No FS||1/11/21||No FS||29/11/21||No FS|
|Tue||07/09/2021||INSET||5/10/2021||Ospreys (Y4)||2/11/21||Ospreys (Y4)||30/11/21||Ospreys (Y4)|
|Wed||08/09/2021||No FS||6/10/2021||Red Kites (Y3)||3/11/21||Red KItes(Y3)||1/12/21||Red Kites (Y3)|
|Thu||09/09/2021||No FS||7/10/2021||S'hawks (Y5) am Snowy Owls (Y2) pm||4/11/21||S'hawks (Y5) am Snowy Owls (Y2) pm||2/12/21||S'hawks (Y5) am Snowy Owls (Y2) pm|
|Fri||10/09/2021||No FS||8/10/2021||Falcons (Y6) Skylarks (Y1)||5/11/21||Falcons (Y6) Skylarks (Y1)||3/12/21||Eagles (Y6) Kingfishers (Y1)|
|Mon||13/09/2021||No FS||11/10/2021||No FS||8/11/21||No FS||6/12/21||No FS|
|Tue||14/09/2021||Buzzards (Y4)||12/10/2021||Buzzards (Y4)||9/11/21||Buzzards (Y4)||7/12/21||Buzzards (Y4)|
|Wed||15/09/2021||Harriers (Y3)||13/10/2021||Harriers (Y3)||10/11/21||Harriers (Y3)||8/12/21||Harriers (Y3)|
|Thu||16/09/2021||Kestrels (Y5) am Barn Owls (Y2) pm||14/10/2021||Kestrels (Y5) am Barn Owls (Y2) pm||11/11/21||Kestrels (Y5) am Barn Owls (Y2) pm||9/12/21||Kestrels (Y5) am Barn Owls (Y2) pm|
|Fri||17/09/2021||Eagles (Y6) Kingfishers (Y1)||15/10/2021||Eagles (Y6) Kingfishers (Y1)||12/11/21||Eagles (Y6) Kingfishers (Y1)||10/12/21||Falcons (Y6) Skylarks (Y1)|
|Mon||20/09/2021||No FS||18/10/2021||Y6 at KILVE - NO FS||15/11/21||No FS||13/12/21||No FS|
|Tue||21/09/2021||Ospreys (Y4)||19/10/2021||Y6 at KILVE - NO FS||16/11/21||Ospreys (Y4)||14/12/21||Ospreys (Y4)|
|Wed||22/09/2021||Red Kites (Y3)||20/10/2021||Y6 at KILVE - NO FS||17/11/21||Red Kites (Y3)||15/12/21||Red Kites(Y3)|
|Thu||23/09/2021||S'hawks (Y5) am Snowy Owls (Y2) pm||21/10/2021||Y6 at KILVE - NO FS||18/11/21||S'hawks (Y5) am Snowy Owls (Y2) pm||16/12/21||S'hawks (Y5) am Snowy Owls (Y2) pm|
|Fri||24/09/2021||Falcons (Y6) Skylarks (Y1)||22/10/2021||Y6 at KILVE - NO FS||19/11/21||Falcons (Y6) Skylarks (Y1)||17/12/21||No FS|
|Mon||27/09/2021||No FS||25/10/2021||HALF TERM||22/11/21||No FS||20/12/21||HOLIDAY|
|Tue||28/09/2021||Buzzards (Y4)||26/10/2021||HALF TERM||23/11/21||Buzzards (Y4)||21/12/21||HOLIDAY|
|Wed||29/09/2021||Harriers (Y3)||27/10/2021||HALF TERM||24/11/21||Harriers (Y3)||22/12/21||HOLIDAY|
|Thu||30/09/2021||Kestrels (Y5) am Barn Owls (Y2) pm||28/10/2021||HALF TERM||25/11/21||Kestrels (Y5) am Barn Owls (Y2) pm||23/12/21||HOLIDAY|
|Fri||01/10/2021||Eagles (Y6) Kingfishers (Y1)||29/10/2021||HALF TERM||26/11/21||INSET||24/12/21||HOLIDAY|
In order to take a full and active part in Forest School, children should come properly prepared. They will get muddy, and clothes might get grass-stained and torn, so we recommend old clothes that are not valuable!
Summer Forest School – warm and sunny…
Winter Forest School – cold and wet…
Long sleeved hoody/jacket
Apply sun-cream at start of day
Hayfever sufferers - Take anti-histamine before coming to school
Old trainers or walking boots/shoes
Old warm clothes
Two pairs of socks when wearing welly boots
Gloves, hat and scarf if it is really cold
Several layers in the cold are better than one thick one
Alternative footwear for inside wear
Strappy tops/vest tops
Canvas shoes or ballet pumps
Remember how changeable the weather can be. Even on a hot summer morning there is always the chance that it will cloud over and rain, so a light waterproof (pac-a-mac) is a good idea even in the summer.
An important part of Forest School is learning to cook over an open fire. Some of the things we cook include bread, pizzas, soups and hot chocolate. If children have food allergies, it is very helpful if parents/carers can send in a box of alternative foods/drinks that you know are safe for your child to cook as an alternative. For example, an appropriate dairy free milk or gluten free flour.
Forest school curriculum maps