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15/07/19

We hope you see our email via your website :)

12/07/19

A fantastic sports day! Every child took part in each of 7 events -that's 2,905 individual events! Very well supported by parents and PTA. Thank you all! https://t.co/4U4NCr6pAh

03/07/19

Year 2 have arrived at Hever Castle, ready for a guided tour. https://t.co/PQlvy4Wuvp

28/06/19

Year 5 are on their way back. ETA is 3.30pm.

28/06/19

Zip wire and low ropes this morning. https://t.co/XqUssSBJqH

27/06/19

Raft building has definitely been the highlight of the trip so far! https://t.co/aA1n6OCk6p

27/06/19

Survival skills was one of our activities this afternoon. https://t.co/Pq9jiLx4Ox

27/06/19

Raft building time in the sunshine ☀️ https://t.co/2csI6T5Epw

27/06/19

More photos of day 1.. https://t.co/xJ1f0K43os

27/06/19

A great first day at PGL for Year 5. Abseiling, archery and ambush all completed. This morning we will be ready building. https://t.co/imAcVkNnyl

26/06/19

Abseiling time! https://t.co/Yi9VmQrVy0

26/06/19

Year 5 have arrived at PGL safely. We are now eating lunch. Updates to follow

21/06/19

It's the Summer Fair tomorrow! We are looking forward to seeing as many of you there as can make it. 12pm -3pm 😀#HPACYP https://t.co/KI4RK0MBS9

14/06/19

We’re on the approach!!!

14/06/19

Do you know where we are? https://t.co/6bXsmdl13G

14/06/19

All being well we should be back at HPACYP at 5:35pm.

14/06/19

Bromley traffic is not being very kind to us. ETA is now 5:30pm-6:00pm https://t.co/LEiwKuwWNI

14/06/19

Starting the final leg of our adventure home with our new driver (joke, obviously). Our ETA back at HPACYP is approx 5pm UPDATES TO FOLLOW https://t.co/pO8dXmH15S

14/06/19

Going through the tunnel now. ETA TBC. https://t.co/0NJz7dcmyQ

14/06/19

Having le petit pit stop! Filling our bellies and preparing for leg 2 of our adventure home https://t.co/FYZ2jjCjtG

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Posted on January 4th 2017

Forest School

Forest School is an inspirational process, that offers all learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop their confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees.

Forest School is a specialised learning approach that sits within and compliments the wider context of outdoor and woodland education.

The central value of Forest School is to, (Forest Schools Education, 2014) “encourage and inspire individuals of any age through an innovative, long term, educational approach to outdoor play and learning in a woodland environment” which allows room for discovering individuals psychological development in the early years.

This factor is based upon the idea of creating a unique environment and one that the children are not most familiar with. Whether it is in a woodland area or part of the school grounds, the activities held out are different to those of an everyday routine, yet Forest School rules are applied. These sessions are designed to offer children the opportunity to explore and investigate the natural world as well as learning outside of the classroom. Outdoor learning allows children to become aware of their natural surroundings and encourages independent learning. The investigation was designed to reveal the positive learning opportunities Forest School can offer to children in their early year’s education. Theorists who have influenced outdoor leaning and approaches which implement this practice include the Reggio Emilia Approach and Montessori; both of which have inspired educators in the UK to put these findings into practice. Here at Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace we offer the children a half termly block to explore the fantastic grounds that we are fortunate to have in our school.