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Extra Curriculum Clubs

“Each half-term we will be producing an extra-curricular sports club timetable so that students can see what physical activities they can try out over the coming weeks. We will be trying to make the most out of the facilities and grounds that we have. Already last half term, football and…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 3 November 2017

Museum of Cannock Chase

As part of their World War 2 topic, Phoenix, Cyclops and Griffin classes visited the Museum of Cannock Chase to find out what life was like for children and their families in World War 2.  They took part in a mock air raid and discovered what a 1940s living room looked like.

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 4 October 2017

Children Den Day!

On Friday 16th June the Shenstone students took part in the Save the Children Den Day! The children were split up into groups of all ages and the older children had a great opportunity to help the younger ones learn some new skills. The Forest Schools team hid a range of care packages in the woods…

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Outdoor Classroom Day

Thursday 18th May was outdoor classroom day at Shenstone Lodge. The whole day was spent learning outdoors in the beautiful grounds of the school and the woodland. The children had a range of exciting activities that they could take part in which included bouldering, orienteering, identifying the…

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Science Day

During Science Day the whole school participated in a range of Science Investigations and became Scientists for the day. The children answered three important questions?

  1. Who has the biggest lung capacity?
  2. Where does ice melt quickest?
  3. Which ball is the bounciest?

As part of the lung…

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Animal Lady

On Wednesday 3rd May, Shenstone Lodge had an exciting visit from the Animal Man Company with a host of animals.  The visit was part of a range of activities for RSPCA week where children learnt about animals and how to take good care of them.  Those that were brave enough got to hold a tarantula,…

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Extra Curriculum Clubs

“Each half-term we will be producing an extra-curricular sports club timetable so that students can see what physical activities they can try out over the coming weeks. We will be trying to make the most out of the facilities and grounds that we have. Already last half term, football and…

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Design an Easter Egg Competition

The Shenstone Lodge pupils used their fabulous artistic skills to take part in a Design an Easter Egg competition. 

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Planting

We love growing our own fruit and veg, working together as a team and even the worms were helping us dig!
Dragons had a good chance to look at things very closely and we water our plants every day and see how they grow.
 
Natalie, in the kitchen, helped us to clean the vegetables we dug…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 7 April 2017

Bird Nests

Searching for nests in the trees, we had a chance to discuss why building a nest in a tree is such a good idea and how it kept the eggs and chicks safe and healthy. After looking in the trees, we had a go at building our own nest. Then we tested it out with our egg rocks. It was quite tricky and…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 7 April 2017

Easter Egg Competition

We are working hard on our physical development while we decorate our eggs for a competition. Art outside in the forest school!
There was also the chance to develop our maths vocabulary as we talked about straight and curved lines and thought about the colours we wanted to use.

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 7 April 2017

The Little Red Hen

In the story 'The Little Red Hen', no one wants to help but everyone wants to try the bread. We had the chance to try some different breads from around the world and decide which we liked the most. As we tried the bread we came up with some great adjectives to describe its look, smell and taste.…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 7 April 2017