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Woodland School

We are very fortunate to have a Woodland School on our school site, staffed by qualified practitioners.

All children are able to enjoy a variety of learning activities in the magnificent school grounds. Our boys and girls enjoy exploring the outdoors during Woodland School activities; trapping over the bridge like the Three Billy Goats Gruff, growing plants in the school garden and using the large play equipment – speeding down the slide as they create their adventures.

Over the years the Woodland site has grown to incorporate a giant bird’s nest, perfect for quiet or paired reading, as well as a den building area and muddy kitchen facility. Each class in Pre-Prep visits the Woodland School each fortnight, following a creative and active curriculum to enhance their outdoor learning and broaden their horizons in topics such as Science – the minibeast hunt is a very popular lesson which supports classroom learning around nature.

At special times of year, our wonderful staff plan exciting lessons to create a sense of awe and wonder around outdoor education. Nursery and Reception invite their mums, dads and family members to our ‘Bring a Loved One to Forest School’ for Valentine’s Day, in February, and the woods are also used as a spectacular venue for exit point celebrations as pupils finalise certain International Primary Curriculum studies. A popular favourite in winter is using the campfire to make delicious chocolate s’mores!

Lessons in our Woodland School are a highlight for all of our children, who love to explore the changing seasons throughout the year.

Enhancing Learning

Easter Holiday Camps
We are now taking bookings on three exciting Easter Holiday Camps; Big Adventures (ages 3-11), outdoor and adventurous MAC Camp (ages 8-14) and Martin Gray Football Camp (ages 6-11). Book early to avoid disappointment.