Winter News from Forest School
Outdoor Learning has really taken off this half term at North Ridge! Even in the super-cold weather, we’ve managed to get out, explore and see the changes happening to our environment outside of school. We’ve seen what happens to water when it freezes, experienced the difference between light and dark, and looked at how our own body heat can melt frost to make patterns.
Sometimes though, the weather has just been too cold, wet or windy (and sometimes all three!) to go out in, so we decided instead to bring the outdoors… indoors! We collected lots of natural resources, and came up with ways for our pupils to use them in their Maths and English lessons. We also turned logs into Remembrance Day poppies, Christmas baubles, and Butterfly Calendars.
We have begun to implement a Forest School at North Ridge Community School. We are currently constructing an outdoor area where we can enjoy Forest School activities such as;
Take a look at what Moon Class have been doing in the Forest School Project.