The Forest School trail camera was put out in the woods over half term. The children have been thrilled seeing the photos of the wildlife we share the woods with. The camera has been reinstalled and repositioned so hopefully next week we will capture better images of our nocturnal visitors. Mrs Millard Hazlegrove PrePrep children are … More A glimpse of the nocturnal wildlife at Hazlegrove
The weather has been lovely and the woods have come alive with life. We’ve found where the woodpecker has her nest and have enjoyed watching the comings and goings of both the female and the male bird. Exploring is never a bore for Nursery, always keen to spot the bugs, play with the mud kitchen … More The weather has been lovely and the woods have come alive with life.
We’ve had a busy couple of weeks in the woods. We looked at different natural materials and how well they rolled down our giant “marble run”. We decided the fastest and most successful rollers were the conkers and the ice marbles. We also made bird feeders using apples and different seeds. We all had a … More Year 1 made bird feeders in Forest School
The Pre-Prep children have been busy in their Forest School lessons and Forest School Club recently making some amazing Christmas decorations. Using a variety of techniques including gluing and sticking they made robins, reindeer, birds and pine cone Christmas trees. The Year 2 children used the bow saw and cut their own piece of wood, as … More Pre-Prep proudly made their own Christmas decorations in Forest School
The Reception children had their first Forest School lesson this morning. Having spent a week of their minibeast topic focusing on bees, Mrs Millard showed the children the difference between a bumble fee, a honey bee and a wasp. They were then in for such a treat as Mrs Millard had brought over a honeycomb … More Reception loved the honey in Forest School!
What better way to spend a Saturday than at Hazlegrove Pre-Prep Teddy Bears’ Picnic and Activity Morning! Visitors to the Open Day joined current pupils and their families for a fun morning of activities including Forest School, tennis, music, art and drama, as well as having a go at traditional games such as Hook a Duck, … More Teddy Bears’ Picnic and Activity Morning at the Pre-Prep
The children have been rushing into school each morning to check on what is happening in the bird box. They were delighted to see that the eggs have hatched this week and it has been fascinating watching the busy Blue Tits feed their hungry brood.
There has been great excitement in the Pre-Prep. We returned to school after the Easter holiday to find a pair of blue tits nesting in the bird box. Click on the link below to see the footage from the motion sensor camera…
Six weeks ago the Pre-Prep buried different materials in the Rainbow Room garden. With great excitement these items were dug up during Earthwyz week. The children were fascinated to see what had happen to the banana, pears, oranges, apples, carrots and bread. We realised that over time these items could be easily transformed into compost … More Compost experiment for EarthWyz
Year 2 were very lucky with the weather and it was a gloriously sunny afternoon for their extended Forest School session during the Earthwyz Festival. After hot dogs and corn on the cob, they baked bananas over the fire before enjoying an afternoon of activities in the woods.