We believe it is vital that our children are given the opportunity to become more nature-aware, to have fun in the natural world and to learn about the trees, plants, birds and animals on our doorstep.
All year, in every season and every week the infant children head into the woods that surround school and take part in fun, inspiring and creative sessions which are carefully structured. The junior children tend to go to the woods in the summer months.
Children are encouraged to:
There are many outcomes to Woodland Learning, most significantly:
Woodland Learning at Great Hucklow Primary has been cited by the Local Authority as an example of best practice, which should be disseminated to the wider schools’ community.