Year 3 learn about soil at Forest School

Elmhurst School for Boys

15th December 2017 | Forest School

Year 3 learn about soil at Forest School

This term at Forest School, Year 3 have been learning about soil. We found out about which soil lets water get through to the plants so they can grow. Sandy soil is made out of rocks that have rubbed together and lets more water through than clay soil.

Joel and Mylo reflect on their learning:
"As well as being educated on soils we also had fun. We made fires, toasted bread and marshmalllows, made mud balls, a tent and a swing. Forest school is really fun when we play eagle eyes. We had to wear waterproof clothes because it was very cold and wet this term. Thanks Mrs Lloyd and Mrs Mawanda for Forest School. We can't wait until next year."

Boys and parents: If you have not already filled out our Forest School Questionnaire, please do so...we would love to hear what you think. We will be publishing the results next term when we celebrate five years of Forest School at Elmhurst! Click here to complete the questionnaire. 

Thank you,

Mrs Lloyd and Mrs Mawanda
 

Posted on 19th Jan 2018 | Early Years

Video: Applying a growth mindset to learning

At Elmhurst, we want every boy to be a successful learner, to ensure they are prepared for the challenges of [...]

Read more »

Posted on 19th Jan 2018 | Key Stage 2

Elmhurst Boys excel in Computational Thinking Challenge

In November, all boys in Years 3 to 6 joined pupils from 30 countries to take part in the Bebras Computational [...]

Read more »

Posted on 18th Jan 2018 | Key Stage 2

Year 4 Geography project: Generating Energy

Year 4 have been using their Creative and Critical Thinking skills to complete a Geography project, focusing on generating [...]

Read more »
Photo Gallery Arrange a visi Request a Prospectus School Calendar
Est. 1869
Back to top Back to top

© 2018 Elmhurst School for Boys

44 - 48 South Park Hill Road, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 7DW

T: 020 8688 0661

Privacy Policy | Site Map

Part of Bellevue Education

Bellevue Education