Welcome to our Forest School
Forest School is an inspirational process that offers all learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland environment. At Owston Park Primary School we are very fortunate to have a Forest School site within the school grounds.
The Forest School experience brings learning to life and improves an individual’s ability to work co-operatively whilst offering the opportunities to take risks, make choices and initiate learning.
Forest School sessions take place in all weathers and all seasons. Children and adults must be dressed appropriately as 'there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing!'. In order to stay safe in our Forest area individuals must wear:
· walking boots or wellies
· long clothing that covers legs and arms
· waterproof coat
· sun hat and sun cream on hot days
Take a look at our Forest School adventures…
Nursery children went on a bear hunt in our forest school. We had so much fun wading through the mud, splashing in the river and dashing through the snowstorm! We discovered a dark, gloomy cave and using a torch we found a bear! He loved eating the honey sandwiches that we made for him!
Year 5 took part in the RSPB's 2019 national bird watch study! We went out with classification sheets spotting and recording different birds. We have submitted our results to the RSPB website and eagerly await the findings to be published this April!