‘Mighty Oaks grow from little Acorns.’

 

Our Stakesby Forest School ethos is to encourage our voracious learners to develop their own unique learning style through a holistic child led learning approach.

Children are encouraged to challenge, explore, and take age appropriate risks, work as a team and reflect and improve on their experiences.

Forest schools help build self-confidence, problem solving, handling responsibility, charging positive attitudes towards others and the outdoor space around them.

The Forest schools ethos in Stakesby is a powerful tool for developing emotional intelligences that can set up children with lifelong learning skills to provide a great sense of achievement for all students.

Through your journey in Forest school you will experience many adventures including;

  • Go bug hunting
  • Hold a scary beast
  • Climb a tree
  • craft a bow and arrow
  • Lashing
  • Whittling
  • Shelter building with natural woodland resources and tarpaulin sheets.
  • Make a grass trumpet
  • Learn to tie knots
  • Create some wild art
  • Design and construct a mud slide
  • Catch a raindrop on your tongue
  • Find a magic spot
  • Take an outdoor tree shower
  • Learn to use a flint and steel
  • Toast marshmallows
  • Build a campfire, prepare food and cook it.
  • Make a mud pie.

 




Latest News

17 October 2017

Acorn Museum Trip

##ACORNS PARENTS! We are very sorry, but unfortunately we are having to postphone today's trip to the museum due to the weather. We do not feel that it is safe to walk the children in such conditions. We are very sorry for any inconvenience and will let you know a revised date as soon as we have one. Thank you for your understanding.
13 October 2017

FOSS Halloween Disco. Wednesday 1st November 2017.

The FOSS Halloween disco has been moved to Wednesday 1st November. Please note there will be no basketball after-school club on this day due to this event. Thanks
13 October 2017

Parents' Evenings. Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th October 2017.

Don't forget that dodgeball and basketball after school clubs are cancelled on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th October due to Parents' Evenings. Thank you for your understanding.