Willow Class became agronomists (which is an expert in soil health). They investigated soil samples from Wales, Nottingham, Caton and Heysham. They discovered that half of soil is made up of water and air and the other half are minerals from broken down rock and a small amount of organic matter. Did you know that it takes up to 500 years to make 2cm of soil!
On our first week back we were very keen to get back into the forest for Forest School. We love exploring the forest area and we found two tiny toads. It was amazing to see them jump so high! We noticed the changes to the forest over the summer and some children decided to be fungi spotters. We found mushrooms on the forest floor and some fungi growing on the trees. We even found some dead mans fingers! (This is a type of black fungi which looks like fingers) At the end of the session we made a camp fire and toasted marsh mallows and chocolate bread. What a fun time we had!