On Tuesday 29th October we were joined by Manchester City of Trees – who aim to plant 3 million trees across Greater Manchester. Years 4 and 5 planted approximately 150 trees on the bank along the edge of our school field. Compressing the earth well to avoid air gaps and finishing with a doughnut shaped mulch of woodchippings around the base, for a boost
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Year 2 have been super observant of our forest school environment and have guided each other around obstacles. Super communication and teamwork.
Year 4 worked incredibly creatively and cooperatively to make a superb scarecrow. As we had been exploring the epic poem, Beowulf, we decided to have a Beowulf scarecrow – holding onto the arm of the hideous monster, Grendel. UPDATE: WE WON THE CLASS SCARECROW PRIZE!
To explore fractions in year 4, we have been creating maths museums of all the different ways to show a fraction. We used all sorts of different materials and thought creatively.
This week year 4 have started to explore the text, ‘Blodin the Beast’. We got in to role as Blodin to explore him as a character – then shared our thoughts and feelings about him.
Greave has now obtained the Bronze Award from the Woodland Trust in relation to our involvement in learning about trees – including planting trees. Well done to Year 4 for this week’s tree planting and a big thank you to Miss Clayton, Mr Houlihan and Mrs McKenzie for helping us.
105 woodland trees were planted by the treerific year 4 children (and supported by Miss Clayton, Mr Houlihan and Mrs McKenzie). What a fantastic morning – amazing team work!
IMG_0945 Click here to see Year 4’s 6 x table song!
On arriving at our ‘Forest in the Dip’ this morning, we discovered it was a little squelchy underfoot, so, after exploring the area with different senses and making friends with trees, we had the challenge of building our own version of a Roman road (path) to avoid the incredibly squishy, squelchy, slippy and slidey mud! Please feel free to add any comments to our
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