Written Routes and Woodland Ways

Learning Objectives:


Discuss woodland features and creatures Explore and observe the woodland for inspiration.

  • Create poems and riddles to encourage exploration of the woods.

  • Using natural materials create a trail for others to follow.

  • Evaluate the trails created.

This session focuses on the development of a trail around the site, inspired by the woods and woodland creatures.

The trails will be developed through the creation of poems/riddles and/or and communication of routes using physical markers.

Please let us know when booking the session if you have any priorities that you want to be covered.

Curriculum links


GEOGRAPHY: Geographical skills - Interpret a range of sources of geographical information including maps.


ENGLISH: Spoken Language – Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers, ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge, participate in discussions, and role play, gain, maintain and monitor the interest of the listeners. Write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in and for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences. Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by: writing narratives about personal experiences and those of others (real and fictional), writing about real events, writing poetry, writing for different purposes. Consider what they are going to write before beginning by: planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about, writing down ideas and/or key words, including new vocabulary, encapsulating what they want to say, sentence by sentence.


ART and DESIGN: Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including sculpture with a range of materials.


DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY: Design, make, built and evaluate structures. Select from and use a wide range of materials and components.          

Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking.