Subject Leader: Miss Smart
All children at Matchborough go to the forest every half term. Nursery and Reception use the woodland area in Early Years and Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 us the forest area next to the field.
Venturing into the forest every half term throughout the whole year will mean that children will start to connect to their school and local environment and take a real sense of pride and care towards it. The children will start to notice the difference between all four seasons in more detail. They will notice the similarities and differences between how the environment smells and feels.
High-quality outdoor learning experiences are proven to: