Fun in the forest for Honiton pupils

12:09 30 January 2013

Jasmine Gerrish, Kayleigh Inkpen and Aleesha Benson are hard at work in the forest school at Honiton Primary School.

Jasmine Gerrish, Kayleigh Inkpen and Aleesha Benson are hard at work in the forest school at Honiton Primary School.

Archant

Honiton Primary School takes learning outdoors.

Pupils at Honiton Primary School went wild in the woodlands as part of a new outdoor learning initiative.

The children in year 1 have been taking part in weekly forest school sessions where they learn to take risks in a safe environment.

Emma Byrnes, of the Really Wild Forest School, runs the sessions every week, which are designed to complement the school curriculum.

This half-term the children’s activities have been following the story of The Snail and the Whale and pupils have written poems, made spiral art and had a treasure hunt to find the adjectives from the story which are scattered in the school’s woodland.

The woodland haven also boasts its own fairy corner and has a tyre swing.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Empty shops in Lace Walk, Honiton in 2012. This has been a problem for many years. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 7422-26-12TI

Colin Wright, chairman of Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce, who has concerns over the disused units in Lace Walk.

Read more
07:34
football generic picture

Sidbury United are without a game this Saturday (March 7) and that’s a source of real frustration for United boss Jeremy Schofield.

Read more
07:33
East Devon Grecians - supporters of Exeter City AFC

Exeter City, having picked up just one win in their last 10 games, last Saturday faced York City, who had won just one, in their last nine, writes Gareth Hughes.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:07
Knotweed can cause financial, legal and technical implications.

The event will provide useful information on how to handle the plants.

Read more
Mon, 08:55
Honiton ladies in Yetton Plate action. Ann Brown, Ann Hillyear and Carol Smith watching the last wood of their 18-16 win.

Honiton ladies have bowled their way into the final of the Yetton Plate national championship, writes Julie Grant.

Read more
Mon, 08:49
Mark Courtney congratulates James Flory on his glider solo at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

James Flory from Culmstock, who joined Devon and Somerset Gliding Club in the autumn, has soloed his first glider at North Hill, writes Jill Harmer.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read News

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition



Honiton's trusted business finder