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Outdoor Learning Year 4: 2019 - 2020

12.03.20 Year 4 Outdoor Learning

We had an amazing session today, the tree circle and pond are full of life, we even found some newts! We enjoyed the weather and had a good time climbing, making dens and playing in the mud pit.


Holt Hall Day 3

by Harvey, Jack, Vinnie, Kody, Jamie and Krzys This morning, we packed up our stuff before breakfast. Then, we did orienteering. We had to look at maps and find things. It was great fun. After our snack, we went and built dens in the woods. Some of ours were good, some of them not so […]


Holt Hall Day 2

by Megan, Lily W, Morgan and Anastasija This morning, we went to the forest and practised our survival skills. We gutted fish and cut up apples, then we put tin foil on them and put them in the fire that we made. We let them roast. We ate them, and they tasted yum! Some of […]


Holt Hall Day 1

Written by Elspeth, Dexter and Jamie. We arrived safely at Holt Hall! When we got here, we got our things into our bedrooms, and made our beds. Then we had lunch. After that, we went outside and looked at trees. We found a giant redwood, which was 160 years old and felt really soft! After […]


6.02.20 Year 4 Outdoor Learning

It was a beautiful afternoon and we enjoyed the weather. There is lots in the pond at this time of year and Sarah took us in to try and find and identify what there was. One of us caught a newt, which was very exciting. The rest of us made dens and bases, got the […]


23.01.20 Year 4 Outdoor Learning

It was cold but wet today we got out the clay and some tools it was great fun and we are looking forward to next weeks session. We will be having a fire.


Tie Dye – Year 4 Homesteading

Today in homesteading group 4 started a tie dying project. (Lily W) We used rice and marbles to make patterns in the fabric. We used elastic bands to tie the rice and marbles to the cotton fabric. (Megan) We chose to dye our fabric blue. To make the dye we mixed the dye in warm […]


16.01.20 Year 4 Outdoor Learning

Wow it’s a brand new year and we got off to a busy start. Pond dipping was brilliant we found lots of things that are starting to grow, some of us found phantom midge lava, pond snails, and many other things as well. As some of us were doing that others were making an assault […]


Year 4 History Walk Thursday

We walked into the city to look for clues that told us buildings were old. We went to Elm Hill, The Cathedral, St Peter Mancroft and St Andrews. The walk was very tiring, but it was actually very interesting as well (Isla). As you were walking through Elm Hill, if you looked at the roofs, […]


5.12.19 Year 4 Outdoor learning

It was wet and muddy today, still that meant that we had lots or gooey mud to play with, so the mud kitchen was doing well. We learnt how to make a hammock and planted some more trees. Mrs May took some us over to see the animals and we got the chickens to eat […]