Primary school children enjoy fun day in the woodlands

Pupils from Robins and Wrens class visiting the woods in Banham. Picture: Angela Sharpe

Pupils from Robins and Wrens class visiting the woods in Banham. Picture: Angela Sharpe - Credit: Angela Sharpe Photography

Pupils and staff from Banham Primary School have spent an adventurous day in the woods.

Pupils from Banham Primary School take a trip to the woods. Picture: Rupert Taylor.

Pupils from Banham Primary School take a trip to the woods. Picture: Rupert Taylor. - Credit: Rupert Taylor

Despite the wet weather, the youngsters had fun learning outside dressed head to toe in their waterproofs.

Local farmers Ben and Julie Cole invited the children to work and play in a area of woodland tucked away on a farm in the village.

The pupils were excited as soon as they arrived when they were transported by tractor and trailer to the entrance of the woodland.

Not fussed by the non-stop rain the pupils worked together building dens, creating works of art with clay and other natural materials and collecting and observing mini beasts, including frogs and toads.

Pupils from Banham Primary School take a trip to the woods. Picture: Rupert Taylor

Pupils from Banham Primary School take a trip to the woods. Picture: Rupert Taylor - Credit: Rupert Taylor


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A giant tarpaulin shelter was strung between the trees to provide an area for the youngsters to eat their lunch before it later became a play den for the woodland elves and fairies.

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