Image showing Reception children in their playground
Image showing Reception children in their playground
Fynamore Primary School
Fynamore Primary School

Forest School Adventures

Cherry Class Building Dens

Cherry class have been learning how to tie knots and den building as part of their ‘Extreme Survival’ topic.

A Class Building Dens

We went out looking to see if we could any seeds or signs of fruit forming as we were learning about flowers and how they are germinated to form seeds. We also used hitches to tie sticks together to form our own dens. We tried to work as a team to build one big den, wow!

Children building a den - a large group of children holding up some netting Children building a den

A Class Making Flower Chains and Singing 

Today we investigated flower parts. We tore some apart and identified each part, we then tested their strength by making chains. We are also learning to sing songs in two parts.

4 girls making flower chains, sitting on the grass Children making flower chains
Children enjoying Forest School - with groups behind them Children enjoying Forest School

Reception Child's Drawing of Forest School

A child in one of the Reception classes has drawn this fantastic picture of our Forest School!

A picture of the Forest School, drawn by a Reception child - very colourful representationof tree, sky, flowers and children A picture of the Forest School, drawn by a Reception child

Woodland Trust 'Green Tree School' Gold Award:

We are proud to announce that Fynamore has been awarded Gold status as a ‘Green Tree School’. The Woodland Trust rewards schools for completing environmental projects, encouraging outdoor learning and inspiring youngsters to learn about and enjoy woods and trees. Schools gain points for completing activities and progress through bronze, silver and gold levels to the prestigious platinum award. The award is given to schools which encourage pupils to explore the natural world around them, while extending their imaginations.


Today a class were finding out about plants and their parts. 

We dug holes and planted trees. We also did some weeding and dug out some huge roots! 

We played on the adventure playground too.

Children learning about plants: 2 children kneeling on the grass, one holding a plant Children learning about plants
4 children kneeling by the raised beds, tending the vegetables Children by the raised beds


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07537 438427

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Latest Newsletter

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Mon 13 June: Y3 Walk Safe


Mon 27 June: Y6 Bikeability starts


Tues 28 June: Y6 Treehouse Theatre


Wed 29 June: Y5 Kingsbury Green Academy taster day


Wed 29 June: YR Ash Class Warleigh Lodge Farm trip


Thurs 30 June: YR Oak Class Warleigh Lodge Farm trip


Mon 4 July: Y5 Abbeyfield taster day


Tues 5 July: Y6 Kingsbury Green Academy transition


Wed 6 July: Sports Day 


Fri 8 July: Y5 Bovington Tank Museum


Mon 11 July: Y6 Sheldon School transition week


Tues 12 July: Y1 Cotswold Wildlife Park trip


Wed 13 July: Y6 Abbeyfield School transition


Fri 15 July: Y6 Hardenhuish School transition


School telephone number:

01249 810090

School address:

School Road, Calne,

Wiltshire, SN11 9UG


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