Forest School

Children at High Bank are enjoying learning all about the great outdoors following the launch of our new forest school.

The forest school provides children with hands-on learning experiences in a natural environment with trees. The children do everything from learning how to build dens, through to studying insects and wildlife and even how to treat a nettle sting with a dock leaf.

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Harvest time

Being on a farm, harvest is an important time of the year, so our pre-school children have been learning about what this involves.

One of the children had the idea of doing something based on the book ‘The Enormous Turnip’, which is very much related to harvesting.

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On the farm

Children at High Bank Day Nursery now have their very own ‘mini-farm’ to enjoy.

We have spent £10,000 improving our outdoor play area and building a farm area complete with calves, piglets, sheep, ducks and hens.

It comes as we prepare to mark our first year of being an Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’ early years provider.

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