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  • October 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    October 2020. With sessions underway with Covid restrictions sessions had a new routine.  We had new non-contact greetings at the start of sessions, new ways of washing hand and participating in a hot drink and snack.  We all safety meas
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  • September 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    With return to school, we were weeks into the term and Woodland Wonders returned. The polytunnel continued to provide lots of fresh fruit, salad and vegetables.  
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  • August 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    Even though the school was not open the poly tunnel rota meant that participating staff were able to pick freshly grown produce.   
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  • July 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    With HWB continuing until the school holidays we continued to participate in swapping plants with the facebook page.  With good care from all the HWB children they all grew from strength to strength. Thre fruit on the butternut squash started
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  • June 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    With all the work going on lots of lovely discoveries made which prove that the area is enhancing the environment which in the future will provide valuable learning opportunities.   With the area cleared and the new mud kitchen in plac
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  • May 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    With the HWB up and running, with social distancing in place we created a small working group to develop and maintain the school grounds and woodland area. Myself, Mrs Rose and Mrs Bowring began clearing the now overgrown woods, woodland management i
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  • April 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    As we all started to get used to our new lives working as HWB alongside other schools Woodland Wonders sessions had stopped.  However the polytunnel slowly started to become part of HWB life. Pupils from other schools enjoyed joining us for wate
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  • March 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker

    So Covid was getting to be more and more of a threat to everyday school life and lock down began but life went on in the pollytunel, even Stan the cat. Meanwhile we seemed to growing the world’s largest cabbage which Stan loved to sleep in!

     

     

     

    Even the shed had its usual spring paint, but everything was going to change. By the end of March we were classed as essential workers and only keyworker children came to school.  We became a HWB.

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  • February 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    Rhodri the bear joined Woodland Wonders, to help with risk assessing, sharing and wellbeing.   Year 5 display.   Woodland art always enjoyed by all during a session.    
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  • January 2020

    Published 29/06/21, by KP Parker
    All of the year groups worked really hard when the weather was bad to make the indoor woods a safe, workable and practical space for storing equipment and changing before sessions.     Year 2 researched into the fires in Au
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