Halton School Children Enjoy Access to Forest Area
Staff and pupils at
Mrs Sue Scrimshaw, Head Teacher at the school, said: “The children have learnt a great deal about local plants and wildlife though rumours of a Gruffalo sighting are rife! The impact on collaborative work is significant, and the children’s enjoyment of outdoor learning clearly visible, ‘I love
Roger Morris, Estate Surveyor, from HQ DIO Ops TrainingSouth East, said: “Rowborough Copse forms part of RAF Halton, and lies adjacent to the grounds of
It has taken some time to put this agreement in place as the MOD was anxious to ensure that the entire woodland area was in a safe condition before allowing access to the school. Regular inspections of the area will take place to make sure that the outdoor classroom is safe for both children and staff.
The MOD now hopes that Rowborough Copse will provide the school with many happy hours of education and enjoyment and this will enable the pupils to gain first hand experience of woodland and environmental issues.”