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Forest School



Welcome to the Forest School section!

The school has developed it’s Forest School area and children enjoy going to this area to learn outdoor survival skills. Mrs Lisa Desmond is a qualified forest school leader and takes small groups to the area on a regular basis. Class teachers also access this area regularly.
This area enhances the outdoor learning curriculum.
 

This page will be updated with news and events that occur in the Forest School.

Please see below all the articles written about what we have been up to! How busy we have been!

A huge big thank you to Mrs Desmond for all her efforts on this! The Forest School looks amazing!

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Forest School Funday 2017

The weather didn't dampen our enthusiasm for joining in our funday. Nursery, Infants and Juniors all turned out in their wellies and old clothes r...

Forest School February 2017

Despite the wet weather and muddy puddles this has not put our groups off venturing down to the nature area. Our Year 5/6 group had a few challenges b...

Welcome back Sept 2016 !

What a great start to 2016 ! Our Yr 3/4 Forest school group are enjoying their time in our newly maintainednature area. Many thanks to all...

Tree Hugging with Year 5/6

A relaxing afternoon for all in the nature area. Year 5/6 enjoyed getting close to nature hugging trees ! Using our senses to listen to instructions, ...

Mudpie masterchef Year 3/4

Forest school bake off ! Mudpie master chef ! Year 3/4 had a marvellous afternoon cooking and mixing with mud ! This was a great way to finish our ses...

Perfect popcorn on the campfire

Perfect popcorn, delicious marshmallows and hot chocolate ! Yr 1/2 worked safely as a group, learning how to start a campfire and how to cook campfire...

Marshmallow munching with Yr 3/4

Year 3 and 4 have enjoyed some fantastic activities in our nature area, with Forest School. Den building, making jewellery, team games and of course t...

Funtastic Forest School Day

A huge thank you to all the pupils and staff of Bryn Hedyyd for joining in our first ever Forest School Day ! We had fantastic weather and every...

Weaving, monstrous marshmallows and fantastic fires ! Yr 5/6

What a super way to end our sessions with year 5 /6 ! Dining on marshmallows, slurping on hot chocolate and crafting food sticks! I,m sure you will ag...

Tree Planting Glan Morfa YR 5 / 6

A huge well doneto all of our Year 5/6 Forest group, they worked so hard on Tuesday11th February.tree planting at Glan Morfa, Marsh Road, ...

Mud Gloriuos Mud ! Year 5 & 6

It is Year 5 & 6's turn for Forest School. In the thick oozy mud our group tackled an obstacle course across deep murky puddles, used hacksaws and...

Fabulous fire and marvellous marshallows !

Our group helped to set up the fire and stayed so safe nearby. We used newspaper, kindling, cotton wool and dry sticks and watched Mrs. Desmond light ...

Yr 1 & 2 Hot chocolate and Muddy Fun !!

Here's our forest group, Yr 1 and 2 enjoying hot chocolate in the nature area ! Yummy ....!! after having used the bowsaws and hacksaws cutting wood f...

Autumn Mnibeast Habitat Competition 2013

A really huge thank you for all the amazing minibeast habitats entered into our competition. They were all fantastic !!! Reception Class, Year 1 and ...

Autumn Term 2013

Thanks to Mr.Jones and Year 5 and Year 6 for our new bird boxes, they are looking splendid in our nature area ! and the kind donation ofa bee ...

Give your name to our oak tree - Winner!!

A very big congratulations to Lily Roberts Yr1 CB for winning our game.Thank you to everyone for putting their names forward. Lily's oak tree will...

Fantastic Fun Friday at Forest School !

Reception class has had so much fun in the nature area ! In their wonderfull wellies and waterproofs during their minibeast hunt they have found...

Minibeast Habitats Year 5 & 6

Thanks to the great efforts of the year 5 and 6, we have been able to develop more of the minibeast habitats in our nature area. These are a fantastic...

Nature Craft at its best ! and Team Challenges !

Take a look at our latest Year 3 and 4 workshops. This term we have been using found wood, wool, loppers, hacksaws and bowsaws to create fantastic woo...

The Gruffalo visits Forest School !

Years 1 and 2 have been following the adventures of "The Gruffalo " in the nature area. Our groups have been busy making Gruffalo mud crumbl...

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