Hammers and Happa Zome

Hammers and Happa Zome

The Secret Garden was filled with the sound of hammering again this afternoon as Hokusai Class had their trn at creating Happa Zome leaf prints in Forest School. First we learnt about the different trees in the Secret Garden including Oak, Field Maple, Hazel, Hawthorn...
In the Hapa Zome Zone!

In the Hapa Zome Zone!

We had great fun in Forest school today creating leaf prints using the Japanese artistic technique of Hapa Zome (pronounced Hap-pa – zo-MAY). First, we learnt the names of the trees in the secret garden and played I-spy to test our knowledge. Then, we worked in...
You’ve been Framed!

You’ve been Framed!

Year 3 had fun in Forest School this afternoon learning knots and working in teams to create frames out of sticks. It was hard getting the knots right but with resilience and teamwork we all were successful! When it was difficult, my team helped me, we worked together...
Spring has Sprung!

Spring has Sprung!

Hepworth class finally got the chance to experience their first Forest School session this week. After discussing the main rules of Forest School: look after ourselves, look after each other, look after nature, we played some team building games to improve our...