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Hire of the Woodlands





We have a fantastic resource in Outdoor Learning in our newly created Woodland Area.  If you are interested in hiring our woodland for any number of outdoor activities – please contact the school office.  Please see below advertising publication and booking form.  Further information is available from contacting Mrs Holland or Mr Bell on 0191 562 3299.



Our first booking to the Woodlands was from Broadway Junior School who used the woodlands environment to teach their students about the Stone Age.  They cooked vegetable soup on the fire after discussing foraging for food and hunting animals for meat.  They also used the opportunity to discuss stone age homes and we tried to build our own shelters.

When they returned back to school the children used their experiences to do the following –

  • Write a recount of the visit and what they had learned
  • Write instructions on how to make stone age soup
  • Used the recipe for the soup to record data and create bar charts and tally’s for class 2’s favourite vegetable

They also linked the topic to their science topic and wrote pieces of work about rocks and land formation.