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Outdoor Learning at James Dixon

At James Dixon we love to learn outside the classroom.
Come and see where we've been and what we've been up to!


Year 6 Survival Day

The class theme in year 6 this term is survival! Over the next three weeks year 6 will be practising some basic survival skills with Mr Banks. 


Week 1 - W​​e were building shelters with the aim of weathering the storm, otherwise known as Mr Banks with a bucket of water!  Take a look at the videos to see how they did! 
Week 2 - Year 6 were learning to make and cook on open fires, delicious learning indeed. 



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 Check out these videos of year 6 and their amazing shelters!

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Fire building

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The basics...

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One of our children explaining some basic types of fire. Fantastic knowledge!

Teepee fire

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Using flint and steel

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laughRoman Treasure! Year 3 Archaeological Diglaugh

Recently in our school field there was a very interesting discovery! Year 3 were called in to investigate further and they found some amazing treasures. They carefully excavated Roman coins, pots, jewellery and even horse shoes!

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