5th Lower Gornal Brownies Evening 14/11/13
We had a really fun, energetic time making apple juice. It was a great experience for all of us. It also encourages us to drink more apple juice. people who haven't come here don't know what they're missing.
5th Lower Gornal Brownies Evening 14/11/13
We had a really fun, energetic time making apple juice. It was a great experience for all of us. It also encourages us to drink more apple juice. people who haven't come here don't know what they're missing.
5th Lower Gornal Brownies Evening 14/11/13
Thank you Guy! Leaders and all 17 Brownies had a fantastic sensory experience! We are all very clean after apple bobbing and the local birds will be feasting on our apple feeders! The juice was delicious! Organic all the way!
Brightsparks Fire Evening 05/11/13
We had a great afternoon- sitting round the fire toasting marshmallows. Children and staff thoroughly enjoyed it. Big thank you to Guy for staying late to do it for us
Year 2 Trip 21/11/13
Thank you for a fantastic day. The children have had a brilliant time and will take what they have learned back to school. Many thanks.
What a brilliant day, thank you from the pupils and staff at Olive Hill.
Reception Trips 18th, 19th, 25th & 26th November 2013
We brought all of our Reception children to visit in groups of 13. They have all had an amazing experience and it was a fantastic opportunity for the children who attend Forest School sessions at their school to show their friends what they love doing.
Thank you so much for the opportunity - an excellent outdoor learning environment.
Form Trip 27/11/13
A great afternoon making Christmas Decorations from willow. Thank you for all your patience.
Reception & Yera 5 Xmas decorations 29/11/13
Hi Guy, just to say thank you for organising the willow weaving for us for Friday. The children and parents really enjoyed it and I will definitely book you in for next year. Please pass on a big thank you to your team, they were super.
Have a good christmas
Year 7 Trip 09/12/13
Thank you Stuart for a good day making decorations & looking around the garden.
My Last visit before I retire next week - lots of good memories of my visits here!
Year 3 Xmas Craft Day 10/12/13
What an amazing and wonderful day we have had!
The children (and staff) have thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
Thank you, Guy for teaching us how to make willow decorations - a lovely reminder of our day.
Year 3 Xmas Craft Day 10/12/13
Thank you Guy for another wonderful day. We are really in the Christmas mood now!
Reception Trip 13/12/13
This was a lucky Friday 13th for us - because we were here! The willow Christmas decs are wonderfully different as gifts for parents and will serve as a lovely keepsake.
Absolutely brilliant, loved every minute. Wished our school did similar. Would deffo come again. Thanks for having us.
Brilliant as usual, a fabulous family event! Guy & his team are wonderful friendly hosts. Best wishes to you all.
Brilliant! Kids really enjoyed making things. Something for all the family. Keep up the good work!!!
WOW. Fantastic morning making wreaths & various other decorations. Thank you to all, Paul & Guy especially, another fabtime.
What can I say: Another fantastic year Fun & Festive Well managed & organised See you next year
To all the staff, Thank you for a really good time - something to make from Tots & old people (me included). Love to you all
It is NOW OFFICIALLY CHRISTMAS! This event always has that friendly communal feel and captures what Christmas should be about.... Thank you all so much. I shall go home place the wreath on my front door, table decorations on the table and feel snug and cosy! Paul also, one of the most interesting person who always teaches me something new - want to know more about wassailing and homemade mincemeat! Merry Christmas to you all!
St Mary's CE Primary Trip 17/12/13 - Yr 3 & Yr 5
The Ezone/Forest School is very interesting! It was wonderful to see the children interacting with nature and learning about the environment. The plastic greenhouse and the ("toilet garden)" are impressive! Its a great idea to have a forest school as this one. Thank you Guy and team!
From Shree Hindu Mandal
The first visit of the year for us. A picnic in Jan. One of those 'special days' sat round a campfire.
Thank you so much
Ezone visit 06/02/14
Thank you very much for today – the children had a great time again – a very different session was had/experienced – different children
We will be liaising to book another date this term and another 2 in the summer
Sewage Soup Day 06/02/14
Red 4 thoroughly enjoyed our practical investigation and learnt a lot. It will really support their project learning on 'water' and 'water use'. Thank you.
Thank you for a fabulous day. Yellow 4 thoroughly enjoyed the session and have learnt a lot about the water cycle and filtration. Thank you.
Year 1 & Year 2 Trip 10/02/14
Thank you for a superb day. Despite the weather, mud and rain a great day has been had by all of KS1 from Rufford Primary School.
See you again soon.
Year 2 Trip 11/02/14
Thank you for a wonderful session- muddy, wet, snowy and sunny! Lovely activities for indoors and outside.
Year 3 Trip 12/02/14
Thank you for a great day. We didn't let the rain stop us having a good time!
Year 1 Trip 13/02/14
Thank you for a really enjoyable day. We all thoroughly enjoyed 'getting muddy' and the activities were excellent.
We had a wonderful time thank you so much.
A lovely morning. Children really enjoyed it. Everyone was helpful and friendly - good value.
My son enjoyed the morning thoroughly, he enjoyed making the bird box and he can't wait to show his dad. Thank you.
Year 2 Trip 25/02/14
Thank you for a great day. Children (+ adults) thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Hope to come again soon.
Ezone visit 26/02/14
A wonderful time making bird boxes. Everyone fully engaged, learning and having fun. Thank you again.
Year 1 Trip 27/02/14
We had a fantastic time; so good to get the children outdoors making dens. Really good activities that got the children thinking. Thank you.
Year 2 Trip 06/03/14
We had a great time making outdoor sculptures. A really good environment!
Nursery Trip 10/03/14
The Nursery children have all had a lovely time. They have talked with great enthusiasm about what they have seen and what they have been doing each session.
A thoroughly enjoyable day. Thank you so much.
Reception Trip 12/03/14
Reception at Olive Hill have really enjoyed the day. They loved the pond dipping and can't stop talking about the creatures they found.
Thank you for a great day. We have thoroughly enjoyed it.
Year1&2 Trip 17/03/14
Years 1 and 2 from Re Hall Primary had a fantastic day here. Thank you very much for an extremely enjoyable and informative experience, we look forward to returning soon.
Year 5 & 6 Trip 19/03/14
Year 5 & 6 have had a fantastic day. Your facilities are excellent and guides answered all questions. Children enjoyed all the activities but especially enjoyed the orienteering and den building. A big thank you from Brockmoor!
Year 2 Trip 20/03/14
Year 2 have had a great day! We have used the environment to create natural art based on Andy Goldsworthy. A great team building day! A big thank you from Wollescote!
Year 3 Trip 24/03/14
Year 3 have had an excellent day outdoors. We have been looked after very well all day. The facilities are fantastic and all the activities were very well organised. The children loved pond dipping and orienteering and the natural art was a lovely idea too. A very big thank you from us all!
Year 4 Trip 26/03/14
The same!! (as Yr 3 on 24/03/14)
Year 2 Trip 27/03/14
Our children had a fantastic morning. We had a lovely walk and played in the sensory garden. Guy was brilliant with our children. We really enjoyed it.
Foundation Stage Trip 02/04/14
The children and staff have all had a great day. We particularly enjoyed the pond dipping and making the dens for small animals. The artist's palette was super too and really got the children looking closely.
Many thanks to all. I'm sure we will see you again!
Year 5 Trip 03/04/14
Had a great day! Activities were Fab and kids thoroughly worn out after orienteering! Sewage soup was a great idea and kids loved it!
Thanks for a great day.
Year 6 Trip 03/04/14
Really enjoyed the day. Kids loved the pond dipping and learned a lot. Orienteering gave them a chance to let loose! Fire was a great end to the day - making toast.
Year 6 Trip 07/04/14
Thank you for a really fun and well organised day! There were lots of cross curricular links as well as opportunities for team work. The orienteering was a super end to the day. We hope to do fire building next time. Thank you for fitting us in at such short notice.
Year 4 Trip 07/04/14
A great, fun day full of lots of activities. Pond dipping, shelter building and mini-beast hunt had great cross curricular links. Thank you! Shame the weather was too wet for marshmallow toasting and hot chocolate!
Year 4 Trip 08/04/14
Thank you to Guy for providing a superb day for the children. His expertise and knowledge was fantastic and the activities were superb. The kids had a wonderful time.
Reception Trip 09/04/14
Thank you for a wonderful day! The children really enjoyed themselves. I was really impressed with the art palette activity.
Trip to Ezone 10/04/14
Thank you for giving us another opportunity to use Ezone.
Staff & children have had a fab time!!
See you again very soon.
EASTER EVENT 15/04/14
We had a lovely morning at the egg hunt. Loved holding the baby geese and cooking hot cross buns on the fire. 2 very happy children. Thank you so much.
Absolutely fabulous - what great fun.
Had a great morning!
EASTER EVENT 15/04/14
Had a fab morning at the Easter Activity. Thank you to all the staff.
Really good fun packed day. Had lots of fun.
Had a lovely time. Enjoyed holding the 2 day ole goose, making hot cross bun over a coal fire, walking round the e-zone and doing a bit of craft. Also enjoyed getting face painted.
Had aa really lovely day. Fantastic staff, great day and great job. Well done.
Reception Activity Days 29/04/14-01/05/14
Thank you for 3 fabulous days for the Reception classes. Thoroughly enjoyed by everyone - even in the rain on the last day!! The visit has got all the children enthused - can't wait for next time.
The Reception Team
Nursery & Reception Trip 06/05/14
Thank for a lovely morning. We have all had a Fabulous time and learnt so much.
Year 1 Trip 08/05/14
Thank you! What a brilliant day!! Year 1 have had a great time (including all the rain in the morning!). We will be recommending here to all the school.
A super, creative day perfect for a lively class.
Enrichment Afternoon 14/05/14
Thank you. I really enjoyed pond dipping. Me and my friends caught 50 newts, coz we are amazing.
Great afternoon pond dipping. Thanks Guy.
Year 5 'Survival' Day 19/05/14
What an experience! Such a great variety of activities, really well organised by the staff.
Reception Trip 20/05/14
Another fantastic day - as usual! You never let us down. Thank you.
Wonderful - and dry!!!
Year 2 Trip 22/05/14
A lovely trip - we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The children loved smelling the herbs and finding the newts in the pond. Staff were great - thanks for the drinks! even the rain stopped.
Another great time. Our children were so confident with climbing this time - higher, wider and without support. It's really helping bring out the quieter ones and ones who we thought (from obs @ nursery) didn't climb well do now! Great as usual. Many thanks.
Year 4 Trip 03/06/14
Thank you Guy & Michelle for an amazing, fun-packed, educationally brilliant day! We have all thoroughly enjoyed every activity and want to come back every day! The children (& staff) have gained so much including emotionally from everything. We'll be back!
Year 1 Trip 04/06/14
Wow, what a fantastic day! The children have experienced so much different things. We have had so much fun and all the children have asked when are we coming again.
Wonderful staff, very helpful and brilliant with the activities.
Thank you for your time and setting up the whole day!
Reception Trip 05/06/14
Thank you so much to Guy & Roxy - what a fantastic day our Reception class have had. We will definitely return again. It was as organised + jam-paked as ever. We loved the addition of the teddy den building!
Year 4 Trip 05/06/14
Thank you to Guy & Roxy - what an amazing day! The sun shone and we did some great pond dipping and mini beast hunting. Map skills/orienteering was great fun as well! Many thanks.
Year 4 Trip 09/06/14 We have all had a fantastic day, the rain this morning added to the shelter building experience. We all loved the pond dip and it was a great link to our science topic. The popcorn making was a great end to a fantastic day. Hopefully come back soon, thanks for an amazing day.
Year 2 Trip 11/06/14
We had a fantastic time at the ezone. The activities were all fun but I think the pond-dipping was our favourite!
All the staff were brilliant with the children, so thank you for a wonderful time.
I have never been here before and I have thoroughly enjoyed myself. Thank you.
Year 6 'Slum shelter' day 10/06/14
What a fantastic day we had. All of the children thoroughly enjoyed the shelter building and learnt a lot, not just about building shelters but also team work!! It was a fantastic link to our Brazil topic, and we enjoyed the food in the afternoon too! Thanks very much.
Year 7 Trip 16/06/14
Had a wonderful time. What great facilities. Kids really enjoyed it - as did the staff. Brilliant!
Year 5 Trip 17/06/14
A fantastic informative morning! All children were engaged. They loved the pond dipping.
Thank you Guy
Year 5 Trip 17/06/14
Thank you so much for a wonderful day yesterday. The children had a lovely day. 'C' said that it was the best school trip he had ever been on! They all, especially 'R', thought one of the best bits was when 'J' fell in the pond. He was fine, but not in school today!!
Year 3 Trip 18/06/14
Thank you for a fantastic day! The children have really enjoyed all the activities and learnt a lot too! Our favourite activity has been the natural art.
Year 4 Trip 19/06/14 Thoroughly enjoyable afternoon. All our children enjoyed pond dipping & exploring the woods. Thank you.
Year 4 Trip 19/06/14
Just a quick message to say a sincere thank you for allowing year 4 to visit Ezone yesterday. Due to time restrictions it was a short visit but it was very worthwile and interactive, the children gained alot of enjoyment, knowedge along with the opportuntiy to explore the outside environment.
I would also say a BIG thank you to Stuart, for being so flexible and understanding with our children. He worked really hard to ensure all children were included and enjoyed the experience.
Nursery Activity & Parent Day 23/06/14
Another amazing day for Nursery. We really enjoyed the pond dipping, bug hunting and tree climbing.
Thank you Guy
Year 3 Trip 24/06/14
Thank you all for another fantastic day. Everybody has really enjoyed their activities.
Reception Trip 25/06/14
Thank you for having us today. We have had a fantastic day! The children have loved every second!
Year 2 Trip 26/06/14 Thank you once again for a super day of exploring even if things went with a splash.
Another great day full of nature & fun. Thanks!
Year 4 Trip 30/06/14
What a brilliant day! The children had a fantastic time, they loved every minute!
Year 6 Forest School Day 01/07/14
Thank you for a Fantastic day! The children have had a brilliant time. Thank you for all your hard work too.
Year 3 Trip 02/07/14 Thank you for having us today. What a wonderful experience for our year 3 class. We enjoyed all of the activities and will bring another class next time. Thank you.
Year 4 Trip 03/07/14
A wonderful visit - my first visit. Children thoroughly enjoyed making dens and swings. Pond dipping activity was great.
Year 1 Trip 03/07/14 Thank you so much for another brilliant day at the Ezone Centre. All staff were amazing and kept the children happy and engaged. We really learnt a lot! Especially me! I will be taking back lots of ideas for Forest School. Thank you so much.
Reception Trip 07/07/14
A wonderful visit. All children had a great time and we will be returning next year. Thanks to all the staff you are FAB!!
What a fantastic time we have had. Thank you for looking after us! We'll be back!
Year 2 Trip 08/07/14
Lovely day - super activities, but we, particularly enjoyed doing art! Thank you for a wonderful time.
Another fantastic day - really enjoyed all three activities. Highlight of the day - catching so many newts. It\\\'s been a great day.
Thank you to Guy, Sue and Michelle
Year 2 Trip 09/07/14 Thank you so much for a really wonderful and exciting day. We have all really enjoyed ourselves and have learnt a great deal.
This has been an exciting day for the children. They have thoroughly enjoyed the day and learned about lots of things. Great help from Guy, they loved his wealth of knowledge. Thanks so much.
Fantastic team building exercises using nature - the boys loved it. Thank you for an enjoyable day.
Reception Trip 10/07/14
Once again we've had a super day at the Environment Zone. Thank you to all staff. I will email tomorrow to book next Julys trip!
Year 4 Trip 14/07/14
Thank you from all of Year 4 at Milking Bank! We have all had a super day!
Year 6 Trip 15/07/14
A super day packed with exciting activities. Thank you for a memorable day.
Year 4 Trip 16/07/14
Another great, informative day at ECO-zone - Thanks to everyone
Year 4 Trip 17/07/14
We have enjoyed a fabulous day packed with exciting activities. Thank you to all of the staff from all of Year 4 at Lutley Primary School.
Year 4 Trip 18/07/14
Caslon's first visit for a long time. All aspects of the day were......"adventurous", "amazing", "unexplainable" and "I wish I could come everyday", "It makes us think about our pond" (children's comments). Orienteering was very interesting! We won't leave it so long next time! Thank you
Year 3 & Year 4 Trip 18/09/14
The children loved all 3 activities - pond dipping, bug identification and leaf collecting. Thank you all for your help and for making us feel so welcome.
See you again soon (Christmas!)
Year 1 Trip 25/09/14 (Bear Day)
A lovely visit - the children really enjoyed it, especially the fire!! I have enough ideas now for 4 weeks of work - fire poems, minibeast hunts and fact files about pond creatures.
Many thanks Guy & Maggie
A lovely afternoon collecting apples and producing 'Red Devil' apple juice. Thank you for a peaceful afternoon. Many thanks
Reception Trip 07/10/14
Huge thanks to Guy and Sue for a fabulous trip! We will be back!
Campfire Evening 05/11/14
"Thanks" Guy for entertaining us all at Brightsparks this evening. We all ate roasted marshmallows (courtesy of Guys fire), and drank lovely warming hot chocolate. Everyone at our club thoroughly enjoyed it.
Thanks so much.
Reception 'Fire Day' 05/11/14
Thank you for a fabulous day. The children really enjoyed cooking their own bread and exploring in the trees.
Ezone visit to Nursery & Year 2 10/11/14 (Apple pressing)
The children really enjoyed the activity (and the staff) and they got a lot out of it too!
Year 6 Trip 13/11/14
Thank you for another super day. The children really enjoyed it (and the staff).
Year 5 Trip 25/11/14
Thank you for an enjoyable morning. The activity was useful and the children did some good thinking. The walk through the nature area and story telling was lovely.
See you soon.
Year 3 & 4 Trip 08/12/14
Lovely day, thank you. Very hectic but feeling 'Christmasy' now! Sore fingers from the willow making but worth it as always. Merry Christmas and hope to see you again in the new year!
Year 3 Trip 15/01/15
We had a lovely morning with you - despite the snow! The talk about the rainforest and aluminium was interesting and useful. It made the children think! They enjoyed den building and were able to enjoy the activity even though the weather was cold!
A fabulous afternoon around the campfire in the snow! Making toast & marshmallows! Who would have thought it! Everyone enjoyed it. Thank you Guy.
Year 2 Trip 19/01/15
Thank you for a fantastic fun filled day! The maths trail was great to get the children using and applying their mathematical knowledge. The den building was brilliant - problem solving in context and creating the Flum Flum Trees was the icing on the lovely cake. We've thoroughly enjoyed our whole day.
Year 2 Nocturnal Evening
Thank you so much for a fabulous Nocturnal animal hunt in the dark. The children wanted to explore a forest/woodland area at night and as it was their idea we had to arrange it! So thank you for providing a super experience for them all. I am sure they will not forget this fabulous opportunity! They will take their learning back to Queen Vic which will support their work for our topic! Thank you.
Year 2 Nocturnal Evening 21/01/15
A brilliant experience for all children and staff, thank you so much! We have all enjoyed it so much.
Year 2 Nocturnal Evening
The activities around the fire and shelter building were fab. Thank you for a great evening.
Year 2 Nocturnal Evening
Thank you so much for a wonderful experience for our children. They have loved making dens, searching for habitats and sitting around a real fire eating toasted marshmallows with hot chocolate! The children were buzzing with excitement and ideas to take back to school for their topic. Guy is brilliant, he taught the children skills.......for life!
Year 2 Trip 23/01/15
Thank you for a wonderful day of birdwatching, making bird cakes and animal dens. The children have had a brilliant time and really enjoyed the activities.
Year 1 Trip 09/02/15
We have had so many adventures today! From making art out of the environment, den building and smelly goblets, it was all very imaginative and wonderful to be out in the fresh air. Lovely mirror activity, we even spotted blue sky!
Thank you Guy!
Year 2 Trip 10/02/15
Thank you again Guy for a wonderful day. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
Year 1&2 Trip 11/02/15
We have had a lovely day. All the children enjoyed the day's activities. Some of the less vocal pupils were able to explain their activities to a group and felt confident doing so.
A really wonderful and fun day.
Year 3 Trip 26/02/15
An excellent days set of activities with very good provisions for the inclement weather. Thank you.
A fantastic day! Great activities and staff cannot wait to come back again soon. Thank you!
Year 1 Trip 02/03/15
A fantastic day which allowed the children to explore the natural environment. Children really enjoyed the natural art and animal dens. Will be back again next year!
Year 1 Trip 03/03/15
Hi Guy, I’ve been waiting for the inspector to go so that I can have 5 mins to email you. They had such a wonderful time. Thank you so much. I need to arrange another visit now for the summer as I’m gutted I missed it. Thank you for hosting, they had a really fab time.
Gifted & Talented Trip 04/03/15
A fabulous morning spent enjoying the outdoor environment. A great opportunity for our year 2's to create, design and map read. Hopefully we shall be book again!
Thank you so much.
Gifted & Talented Trip 04/03/15
Thank you for a fantastic session this morning for the kids...they had a wonderful time and didn't stop talking about it all the way back to their schools.
look forward to seeing you again soon.
Year 6 Trip 05/03/15
A super day again, thank you.
The children enjoyed making bird boxes and we will put them into our forest. Many thanks.
Reception Trip 09/03/15
- a lovely, but cold day. The children really enjoyed the art + den making. Thanks
Year 5 Trip 12/03/15
An absolutely super day. the children really enjoyed the campfire, art work and sewage soup activities. We'll be back soon for den building!!!
Year 2 Trip 16/03/15
We had a lovely morning thank you. The children learnt lots and had a great time. I couldn't see your usual visitors book to leave a comment
Nursery & Reception Trip 19/03/15
Thank you Guy and Stuart for a fantastic visit. Our Nursery children and their parents/grandparents have had a super day. We can't wait for our return visit in June to see how the Environment has changed. Thank you!
Year 1 + Parents 18/03/15 (at Ridge Primary)
Really enjoyed, lots of fun with great learning.
it's been a really good afternoon. Really enjoyed seeing the kids having so much fun.
Well done for a lovely expedition, really enjoyed ourselves. Well done
Year 4 Trip 20/03/15
A fantastic day out with lots of new experiences for all the children. The children enjoyed making their art pieces using natural resources and pond dipping to discover what lives underneath! A great opportunity to see children who struggle academically come to life and find something they can lead.
Year 6 Trip 23/03/15
Fantastic fun! The children enjoyed applying their science knowledge in the 'sewage soup' activity. A creative afternoon of reflections in our sketchbooks and storytelling around the campfire. Best bit has got to be toast and marshmallows mmmm!
Year 3 Trip 24/03/15
A fantastic fun filled day. The children have learnt a lot, found every activity engaging and interesting and had lots of fun. It's great for the children to be able to explore the environments they are learning about. Thank you!
Year 4 Trip 25/03/15
A brilliant fun-packed day! The children and staff all had a great time! We will certainly be back! Thank you!
Year 2 Trip 26/03/15
This was an amazing trip! All of our Year 2s had a brilliant time. When I asked what they liked best they said "all of it".
Thank you so much for a very muddy fun filled day. The children have had an amazing time and didn't want to leave.
Reception Trip 16/04/15
Thank you so much for a fantastic day! Our reception children had a wonderful time hunting for mini-beasts, pond dipping, building animal homes & creating natural pictures. A fantastic opportunity for children to show use their knowledge & learn new things! Thank you.
Year 4 Activity Day 15/04/15
Thank you for a super day Guy. The children (and staff) thoroughly enjoyed den making, pond dipping and making toast on the fire - better than McDonalds any day!
Year 2 Pirate & seaside Topic 20/04/15 (at Blanford Mere)
Monday was fantastic thank you so much for your excellent preparation and organisational skills. The kids are still buzzing about it and it was certainly a stunning start to our topic. Look forward to working with you again. Have a great weekend thanks again
Reception Activity Days 21, 22, 23/04/15
Thank you for an amazing few days in the ezone. The children loved the bug hunting and learnt the names of lots of new insects. The pond dipping was really exciting as we caught lots of underwater creatures. We had lots of fun building dens for teddy bears and we are now going to do the same next week in our own outdoor area.
Thank you very much again - The Reception Team and children.
Year 4 Trip 28/04/15
Year 4 have had a GREAT day at Eco-Zone! We really enjoyed all the activities including the RAT we saw when pond dipping!
Reception Trip 30/04/15
Thank you for a lovely morning, the children learnt so much about different lifecycles.
Pre-school Trip 30/04/15
A wonderful morning pond dipping and learning about life cycles. Thank you to your wonderful staff. We hope we will be back soon.
Year 4 Trip 05/05/15
Guy + Michelle. Thanks again for another exciting day at the Ezone. We really enjoyed all the activities and learned a lot. Going back to school tired but happy. See you all again soon.
Year 2 Trip 07/05/15
Thanks again for an exciting day at the Ezone. Staff were friendly and activities were well organised as usual! We'll be back next year!
Year 4 Trip 11/05/15
Many thanks for a great time! The year 4's really enjoyed all the activities and learnt lots to go with their habitats' topic.
Reception Trip 12/05/15
Thanks again for a lovely time. I think we broke the world newt catching record today.
Thank you Guy and Maggie - the time went so quickly what more can I say. The activities were just right, well timed and at the right level for our children. Thank you.
Reception Trip 13/05/15
We have had a fantastic day at the Ezone. Thank you Guy & Caroline for leading us soo well.
We particularly enjoyed the pond dipping and den building. It was so nice for our children to explore an environment different to our own.
Wednesday Activity 13/05/15
Lovely afternoon, the orienteering kept our students very busy! Many thanks.
Year 5 Trip 14/05/15
Despite the terrible weather, we had a super day. Thank you Guy, for organizing such lovely activities.
Reception Trip 19/05/15
Another excellent day and we managed to avoid most of the rain. The children have really enjoyed themselves.
I am going to miss my annual visit here. Thank you
Year 6 Trip 20/05/15
What a fabulous experience! All activities were superbly run and pitched at the right level for our children, who had a wonderful day. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and very patient.
Thank you all so much.
Reception Trip 21/05/15
Fantastic day. We really enjoyed the pond dipping. The children have all had a brilliant day. Thank you
Year 1 Trip 02/06/15
We have had a fantastic day with wonderful experiences for both staff & children. The hands on learning has really impacted the children, more than we could offer in a classroom.
Thank you so much.
Look forward to seeing you next year!
Year 5 Trip 03/06/15
Another fantastic morning Guy, thank you. The minibeast hunt and pond dipping was very exciting with some wonderful finds. The children had a great time exploring.
We look forward to seeing you again next term.
Year 5 staff and children
Reception & Year 3 Trip 04/06/15
A super time was had by all! The children loved all the activities and worked hard within it! (Year 3)
A super reception trip enjoyed by all. Thank you Ezone for another great day! (Reception)
Year 6 Flavela Day 08/06/15
Another fantastic day with Guy in the ezone. Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed every moment and really got stuck in! The shelters were amazing, especially the inspired tree house. The children learnt a number of skills, communicating effectively, working as a team. They also learnt how difficult it is for people who liv in flavelas, and the importance of building a shelter which will keep them warm and dry.
Can't wait for next year!
Year 5 Trip 11/06/16
A great day at Roberts today 0 the children really enjoyed the firepit activities, especially toasting the marshmallow eating. The children built some fantastic Hobbit homes which linked nicely to our school topic.
Thank you for a great day.
Year 3 & Year 4 Trip 12/06/15
Yet again you've given the children some lovely experiences & many lovely activities that they haven't had access to before.
Thank you for your hospitality & making super links to our science & topic work.
Reception & Year 6 Trip 15/06/15
Another fabulous visit to the E-zone!
Year 6 and Reception were inspired, had fun and learnt and explored outdoor environment. Thank you for a wonderful day - we'll be back soon!
My Reception children had the time of their lives learning all about how to use their senses outside (their favourite environment!). Then we had an 'arty' afternoon with our Year 6 Buddies. Fabulous co-operation and teamwork on a scale we've never been able to achieve back at school. A First Class Day. Thank you so much. We'll be back!
Reception Trip 16/06/15
A great dry and sunny day at the Ezone! The children have had a fantastic day learning about colours, minibeasts & using our senses in the environment.
we will be back.
Thank you from Reception
Year 4 Trip 17/06/15
A super day with our Yr4. The new and extended activities suited the new year 4 science.
Nursery & Reception Trip 18/06/15
Another wonderful visit here! To quote one child "I wish we could do this every day" Brilliant organisation and the children absolutely loved the pond dipping. Thank you.
Year 1 Trip 22/06/15
What a fab time we have had. Maggie & Guy have helped us to discover lots of creatures and information about life-cycles and food chains. Superb. A big thank you from Church of Ascension year one.
Year 4 Trip 23/06/15
We have had a fantastic time with Stuart and Guy, they have let us roam and discover whilst providing the children with lots of information. A fantastic day!
A big thank you from everyone at Hurst Green.
Nursery Trip 24/06/15
Another fantastic day at the Ezone! The children love the chance to play, explore and build dens. This sadly isn't something we can do at our nursery! Thanks.
Year 5 Trip 25/06/15
An interesting day with fun activities which the children and staff enjoyed. Thanks to Guy + Sue for showing us around and organising the activities.
Year 1 Trip 25/06/15
A great day filled with lots of activities - Year 1 loved it!!
Thanks Guy + Sue
Year 6 Trip 29/06/15
Fantastic day, brilliant experience for us. All the kids (and staff) had a wonderful time.
Year 2 Trip 30/06/15
Thank you for a wonderful day 'outdoors!' We have all had a great time
Reception Trip 01/07/15
This was my first time at the Environment Zone as a new teacher to Blanford Mere. Both I and the children absolutely loved it! Lovely age appropriate activities - I will definitely be booking a trip here again!
Reception Trip 02/07/15
Another fantastic year visiting Roberts. Thank you to Guy for his patience, organisation and expertise!
Year 3 Trip 06/07/15
Even the rain did not put us off from having another fun filled day at the E-zone. Thanks for everything.
Year 3 & Year 4 Trip 07/07/15
Thank you for a wonderful day. Both Michelle & Guy have been fantastic! Even though the sun didn't shine all day, all the children and staff have thoroughly enjoyed our day here!
Year 1 & Year 2 Trip 08/07/15
Thank you we have all had a fantastic day. What a wonderful learning environment not just for children, but for adults as well! Even the rain didn't put us off. Thank you to Guy, Sue & Caroline.
Year 6 Trip 14/07/15
We have had an amazing day, even the rain didn't spoil it. The children have had so much fun and the adults loved seeing them learn new skills. We will definitely come again!
Year 2 Trip 15/07/15
Thank you for a wonderful day. The children had so much fun and it was a great end to our science topic.
Year 3 & Year 4 Trip 16/07/15
What a fantastic end to our term! We all had a great day and learnt a lot - I'm sure the children did too! Thank you.
GREAT FUN! THANX TO ALL.
Afternoon Explore 11/08/15
Another amazing session. A new co-hort of children + were so inquisitive + curious + confident about their new environment.
From climbing up/down, running around, pond dipping and dinosaur hunting + making mud - fab!
Year 5 Trip 17/09/15
What a fantastic day. We loved the activities we did. The children had fun and went back to school worn out!
Year 3 Trip 22/09/15
The den building was absolutely fantastic! The lesson on rocks really help to reinforce the lessons in school. Guy was superb and very patient with a very difficult cohort! Thank you!
Year 4 Habitats Day 23/09/15
The children thoroughly enjoyed the 3 activities at the zone. The first group had an awe inspiring experience with the newts. Thank you
Year 3 Trip 12/10/15
Many thanks for a great visit making dens and campfires (Linked well to our Stone Age theme).
Hope to come again soon.
Key Stage 1 Trip 13/10/15
Again a fantastic day, full of fun activities and the children had a wonderful time. Thank you all so much!
A lovely time with our young people seeing apple juice made from the apple to the cup. Thank you Guy
Year 1 Trip 19/10/15
A lovely day with our Year 1 children making Autumn nature pictures and building animal dens. We had a lovely time, thank you so much.
Reception Trip 20/10/15
A fantastic day for our reception class, everyone had lots of fun building dens, making pictures and enjoying the outside areas. Thank you from all at St Mary's CE Kingswinford.
Reception Bonfire Day 05/11/15
Thank you for a lovely day, the children really enjoyed making toast on the bonfire. The toast and jam was delicious. The day was finished off with hot chocolate and marshmallows - yummy!
Year 5 Trip 10/11/15
Thanks for a fantastic day. The children really enjoyed the activities and learnt lots from it. They particularly enjoyed the den building and the fire.
Thanks for making us all feel so welcome.
Year 6 Trip 17/11/15
Thanks for a great day - the children enjoyed the wide range of activities and learnt lots about science, which they can apply back at school. Thanks again from all of us!
Reception Trip 19/11/15
Thank you for a brilliant day. Reception have loved exploring and building homes! We have learnt so much and want to come again! The fire was super.
Year 5 Trip 24/11/15
Thank you for a super session on Recycling. The children enjoyed sorting through the rubbish. The walk around the grounds exploring was thoroughly enjoyed and I know the children and staff are eager to return.
Year 6 Trip 26/11/15
Thank you for an amazing day. We had a fantastic time even though it was raining this morning. The children enjoyed EVERYTHING especially the pond dipping. They are already asking if they can do it again in the summer!
Year 5 Visit 01/12/15
We had a great time (as always) making Christmas decorations. The children really enjoyed themselves.
Year 4 Trip 02/12/15
A very welcoming place, the kids have had a fantastic day ending with hot chocolate around a bonfire. A big THANK YOU Guy
Year 3 &4 Trip 03/12/15
Thanks for a fab day. All the children really enjoyed it. Campfire was lovely - sorry about the story! Thank you for making us feel so welcome, as always.
See you in 2016!
Xmas decorations with Year 5 & Year 6 02/12/15
Just a quick message to thank you for arranging for Caroline and Stuart to come to Greenfield Primary on Wednesday 2nd December. The children in years 5 and 6 thoroughly enjoyed the experience, as did the staff involved, and two student teachers were very inspired too.
Please pass on our thanks to Caroline and Stuart, we are all looking forward to doing it again next year!
Reception Trip 08/12/15
Thank you for an enjoyable time. We all really enjoyed it, looking forward to next year already.
Happy New Year and thank you.
- Cooking and talking around the fire
Year 2 Trip 21/01/16
We have had a fantastic day birdwatching, making nests, bird cakes and mobiles!
Thank you very much Guy!
Year 1 Trip 01/02/16
What a fantastic day! The children really enjoyed their day and it was matched to children's topics really well.
Thanks!! We will be back!
Speech & Language Base Trip 03/02/16
An absolutely amazing morning spent at Robert's ecozone. The children and staff had a wonderful time!
Year 1 Trip 08/02/16
A fantastic day again with our Year 1 children. Thank you Guy for helping make it a wonderful experience for the children.
Year 4 Trip 11/02/16
A great day had by all! All staff helpful. Activities were fantastic and we have 60 exhausted children! Thank you.
Year 2 (Owls) Trip 22/02/16
A lovely day - weather was kind, so we were able to pond dip. Really liked the natural art activity. Children loved it! Several had not pond dipped before. Good morning info linked to our topic.
Year1/2 (Foxes) Trip 23/02/16
A great day - as always! The children thoroughly enjoyed it. Activities matched our science activities for this half term. Thank you Guy - brilliant with children.
Enrichment Afternoon 24/02/16
Fantastic. Open air pizza, all involved, great to see. Thank you so much for a unique experience.
Year 1 Trip 25/02/16
Great day, gorgeous blue sky, perfect for getting outside. We found some young smooth newts in the pond which was lovely. Children fascinated by the creatures and also they could recall the function of leaves - "food factory!" from the morning. Thank you
Reception Trip 01/03/16
Another fantastic day at the e-zone. Guy always makes the learning fun and interesting. Thank you.
Year 3 Trip 02/03/16
Despite the rain and snow both the pupils and staff had a fantastic time. All the activities were great but we particularly enjoyed the campfire and songs! Mainly the marshmallows! Hope to see you again soon!
Year 2 Trip 03/03/16
We have all had the best time today. The children have had the chance to explore & play in a way they never do at home. Every child I have spoken to has had an amazing time & are grinning from ear to ear (& caked in mud!). We will definitely be back! Thank you.
Year 4 Trip 08/03/16
Another fantastic day at the E-zone! Guy brought the children's learning to life with the exploration of a variety of habitats.
30 tired, muddy happy children! Thank you for a lovely day!
Year 4 Trip 14/03/16
Thank you Guy for a fantastic fun packed day learning all about classification.
Reception & Year 1 Trip 17/03/16
What an amazing day! Our Reception and Year One class have had such a great time, along with all of the staff.
Thank you for a wonderful time, we have learned lots.
See you again soon!
Nursery Trip 21/03/16
We have had a fantastic day here, we would definitely like to come back soon.
Big thanks to Guy for being brilliant today.
Year 2 Trip 22/03/16
We have had a super day looking for mini-beasts, pond dipping & lots more.
The children were very excited & keen to learn and explore.
It is a relaxed and safe environment & children worked so well together.
See you next year - Thanks Guy
Reception Trip 23/03/16
The children have had a fantastic day today, thank you so much to your wonderful staff Sue & Guy.
The activities were lovely and we learnt lots.
Thank you! We will be back soon.
Year 2 Trip 12/04/16
What a fun day! Enjoyable for all, as ever. Heard many positive comments from the children: "That was so much fun!" "Time to go.......already?"
Great outdoor activities and such a welcoming environment.
Thank you Guy
Reception Trip 13/04/16
The children have had a fantastic day today and experienced lots of different activities.
Thank you so much for a lovely day - we learnt lots!!
Such a lovely environment and fab staff.
Year 5 Trip 14/04/16
What a fantastic day. Children had a wonderful time learning about life-cycles and then putting it into practise when pond dipping.
Reception Activity Days 19, 20, 21/04/16
Brilliant day! The children loved learning new things whilst den making, bug hunting, pond dipping and exploring. It was lovely to see the smiles on their faces!
Year 3 & 4 Trip 25/04/16
A fantastic day was had by all. The children had a stunning start to their science topic of Living Things and their Habitats. They enjoyed pond dipping, minibeast hunting and natural art.
I think this is a trip we will be talking about for some time.
Thank you Guy
Year 2 Trip 26/04/16
Thanks so much for such a great day Guy. The children and staff have thoroughly enjoyed it!
Guy and Sue have been full of enthusiasm and knowledge for the children to take home with them!
Thanks again. We'll see you again next year!
Year 2 children & staff
Year 4 Trip 27/04/16
Had a brill time. The staff enjoyed it as much as the children.
Guy pond dipping made it even more special for the kids.
Thank you so much, see you soon.
Reception Trip 28/04/16
Thank you for a lovely day. The children have loved it and had so much fun exploring and looking for minibeasts.
Reception Trip 03/05/16
Many thanks for a wonderful day, the activities were perfectly pitched for our young children.
We take home great memories!
Reception Trip 04/05/16
Thank you for a wonderful day. The children have thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The activities were just right for our children. They loved exploring the area and the weather was perfect.
Year 3 Trip 09/05/16
Thank you for a super day. Really enjoyed orienteering especially, and the art! The children really enjoyed it.
Thank you for your help and patience!
Year 1 Trip 10/05/16
Thank you so much for a brilliant day! Even though the rain hardly stopped, both the children and staff have really enjoyed ourselves. The activities linked well to our topic. We will be back!
Enrichment Group 11/05/16
What a lovely afternoon pond dipping with teenagers!
It shouldn't work but it did. Interest and discussion. Thank you so much for a memorable afternoon.
Year Trip 12/05/16
Thank you so much for a fantastic morning. The children really enjoyed den building and we all (staff included!) absolutely loved the pond dipping!
Thanks so much again, they're already asked if they can come back!
Reception Trip 16/05/16
A big thank you again from Belle Vue. The weather was very kind to us and we had a wonderful day den building, pond dipping and enjoying the sensory walk. The children responded very well to the sensory egg boxes.
Thank you from all the staff.
Reception Trip 17/05/16
Once again we have had a wonderful day - Thank you! And on a personal note a big thank you from me for the past 10 years +. You have made us all very welcome even if it has been wet/cold most years. I wonder what I'll be doing next May!!
Busy Bees Trip 18/05/16
A lovely afternoon pond dipping. We even saw the fox - what a bonus!
Nursery Day 18/05/16
Thank you for a lovely day. we look forward to coming again next year.
Year 2 Trip 19/05/16
I haven't been myself before, but what a wonderful experience. the kids have had a great day. Thank you.
Third time around - fab experience for the children. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly.
Year 2 Trip 23/05/16
An excellent experience for the children who thoroughly enjoyed their visit.
Guy was amazing and the children learnt an extraordinary amount of new facts!
We'll be back!
Morning Trip 24/05/16
What a wonderful morning! The children have had such a lovely time exploring and learning new things! Thank you very much & I hope to see you again soon!
Year 1 Trip 25/05/16
An amazing day.
Children loved the minibeast hunt - we found so many! Fabulous natural art and great fun in the 'Green Gym!'
Thank you Guy - you always look after us.
Reception Trip 26/05/16
Another fantastic trip! Everyone has had a wonderful day!
Thank you Guy and Stuart!
Year 3 Trip 06/06/16
Fabulous day! It was great to bring Year 3 back at the end of the year to see how everything has changed and how the habitats have changed from September.
Thank you for your patience with some VERY enthusiastic children!
Year 4 Trip 08/06/16
A fun filled and action packed day. It has been a great 'Stunning Start' for our Year 4's.
Thanks for everything!
Reception & Year 3 Trip 09/06/16
My second year bringing Year 3 and Reception. The day I look forward to most! So many activities for the children to do, excellent guides and massive learning opportunities.
See you next year!
A fantastic day. Reception have loved every minute.
Year 3 Trip 15/06/16
A super day with Year 3. The children loved getting muddy during den building! They have made some lovely creative pictures this afternoon. Great activities for teamwork.
We've been very well looked after by Guy and Michelle - many thanks!
Year 4 Trip 16/06/16
We have had a lovely day with year 4. The children loved deb b.uilding and worked together extremely well. It was a chance to get muddy, which was enjoyed by all. The children created beautiful pictures based on nature. The children have enjoyed all the activities and learnt lots - thanks to the guides
Year 6 Trip 20/06/16
A very wet day but the children didn't seem to notice. Totally absorbed in the activities. Pond dipping huge success. Only 2 went in! Feel they have had so many new experiences. Thank you for making us so welcome.
Year 2 Trip 21/06/16
A fantastic day enjoyed by both staff and children. Our children's additional needs were catered for really well as always!
Reception Trip 22/06/16
Our children & staff have absolutely loved today. Thank you so much to Guy & Caroline for super activities & attention to our group. The cups of tea midday were just the job too - thank you.
Will definitely return next year if our topics allow.
Year 2 Trip 27/06/16
Thank you for a fantastic day, enjoyed by all! Excellent activities that kept the children interested and excited. It went by in a flash! Will be back as soon as we can.
Year 4 Trip 27/06/16
Children loved it today - "Best trip ever!" said several children!
Thanks for a well organised full day!
Year 2 Trip 28/06/16
Thank you for a super day at the E-Zone. The children have loved all of the activities. The rain even held off until the end. We'll see you next year for apple pressing and Christmas decorations.
Year 4 Trip 30/06/16
Thank you for a wonderful day at the E-Zone! All the children and staff enjoyed themselves, mine especially the campfire. The weather was warm and dry - bonus!
Year 5 Trip 04/07/16
We have had an excellent day, the children have really enjoyed it.
Thank you so much.
Year 4 Trip 05/07/16
An excellent day, fun day. The children and staff had a super time. Thank you for your support and patience!
Year 2 Trip 07/07/16
Thank you for a lovely day of pond-dipping, minibeast hunting and den making! Great day with super staff. Can't wait to come back again!
Thanks again, Wren's Nest Year 2
Reception Trip 11/07/16
Thank you for a lovely day at E-Zone. We admire your patience - with our "trial" transition trip with our new classes for next year! It's been an experience!!
Year 4 Trip 12/07/16
As always, Year 4 have had a fantastic day here at E-Zone!
Even though it rained, we got 'stuck in' with all of the well organised and informative activities!
Thanks to Guy, Stuart + Ethan for all of your help throughout the day.
I have had a great final trip to E-Zone!
Year 4 Trip 13/07/16
The second half of Lutley Primary came to the Ezone today and had an equally fantastic day! The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and we were very grateful that the weather had improved too! Thank you to Guy, Caroline and Ethan for running such a fun day without any hitches.
We're looking forward to coming back next year already!
Reception Trip 14/07/16
Reception class at OLSK really enjoyed their day. The morning senses activities were super. The children especially enjoyed the herb smelling.
The afternoon minibeast hunts were super too. Especially the pond-dipping. Although the highlight of the children was having a packed lunch outside!
Thank you Guy as always for your patience + kindness.
Year 4 Trip 18/07/16
We have all had such a lovely day. The children thoroughly enjoyed the pond dipping activity and caught all sorts of creatures.
Guy and Stuart were fantastic guides who organised the day brilliantly from start to finish.
Year 5 Trip 19/07/16
Another fantastic day at the E-Zone! Thank you Guy, the children enjoyed their morning exploring in the woods, creating natural art and playing hide & seek.
The pizza was delicious and enjoyed by all.
The children were enthusiastic in their pond dipping and were able to show their understanding of our science topic through what they found.
It was a hot, sticky but enjoyable day. Thank you again.
Scout & Cub Integration Day 20/08/16
The scouts, cubs and leaders at 1st RR really enjoyed their day at the ezone, particularly the campfire! We can't wait to come back again!
Year 5 Trip 21/09/16
Lovely afternoon. Children enjoyed practical and it was great to reinforce lessons. Good we came to pick up rubbish in woods!
Year 3 & 4 Science Trip 22/09/16
A great science day - bug hunting, pond dipping & leaf treasure hunt. Lots of information to support our work back at school.
See you in December !
ECO Council Morning 26/09/16
Thank you for letting us use the Environment Zone for our first ECO Council meeting of the year. Our tour, the game and the setting got us really thinking. Hopefully inspired for Green Flag #4.
Apple Pressing Trip 28/09/16
A great experience while all enjoyed! Thanks !! Thanks again for the apple juice. Lovely to be here again
Reception Trip 03/10/16
Thank you so much for a fantastic day. Reception have loved their day here. All activities were brilliant and perfectly suited to our class - especially the marshmallows!! We shall look forward to coming again soon.
Year 4 Habitat Day 04/10/16
Another fantastic day spent at the Ezone investigating habitats. The children were amazed at the insects and pond life found. Thank you.
Year 6 Trip 05/10/16
Thank you Guy for another brilliant day ay E-Zone. The children enjoyed the den building. It was lovely to see them working collaboratively!
Apple Pressing with Reception & Yr 2 10/10/16
Thank you for today! The children really enjoyed the apple pressing.
Reception Fire Activity Day 07/11/16
Thank you Guy for a fantastic day. Reception loved the campfire and having the opportunity to cook toast! Yum Yum
Exploring Morning 22/11/16
Had a wonderful time climbing trees and going on a bear hunt! The children were excited to see the ducks and find a waterfall!
Thank you Guy!
Year 4 Trip 01/12/16
Super day, lots of activities - taking back to school a group of excited but tired kids.
Year 3 & 4 Trip 05/12/16
Another super day to kick start our Christmas activities - camp fire, hot chocolate, winter treasure hunt, willow decorations & citrus fruit carving. Thank you Guy & Caroline.
Year 5 Xmas Activity Afternoon 06 & 07/12/16
Another fab afternoon making Christmas decorations.
Thank you and Merry Christmas
Year 2 Xmas Decorations
A very belated thank you for the amazing willow weaving you did with the children.
I did email you but didn't notice it had gone into my drafts folder!
The children were all very proud of their work and will be taking them home as Christmas presents.
Have a lovely Christmas and look forward to seeing you in the New Year.
Year 2 team
Year 5 Trip 09/12/16
A brilliant day at the E-Zone! The orienteering, art and camp fire were, as ever, fantastic!
Thanks a lot!
Reception Trip 13/12/16
A fantastic visit. We loved getting muddy and creative! Thank you.
Fire Activity Afternoon 11/01/17
Happy New Year.
A great afternoon, fire and camp food with an enthusiastic group. Thank you for the adventure.
Year 3 Trip 25/01/17
A brilliant session today, thank you.
Always suitable for the needs of our children and they had a fantastic time!
Reception (Lambs) Trip 31/01/17
Thank you Guy for a superb day - as always.
A stress free trip with Reception that is age appropriate & Really enjoyable.
Thanks for making us so welcome, we can't wait to come back.
Reception (Cubs) Trip 01/02/17
A brilliant day!
Child 'S' "This is the best day ever!"
Child 'R' "I love it"
Guy you are a superb guide. Always making us feel welcome. Can't wait for our next visit.
Year 1 Trip 15/02/17
What a great day!
Loads of great activities and the children had a fantastic day. You make us feel so welcome!
Activity Afternoon 01/03/17
A fabulous time pond-dipping on this first day of spring!
Year 3 Trip 08/03/17
We've had a fabulous day doing sand art, den building (for animals), pond dipping and fire building. Fantastic!!
Thanks a lot.
Year 1 Trip 14/03/17
Thank you for a fantastic day, a fun day had by all.
Wonderful to see the children absorbing their surroundings!
You are so lucky to have a place like this! - We will return!!
Year 2 Trip 16/03/17
"We had a fantastic day at E-Zone"
"It was the best school trip ever!"
"Epic at the E-Zone"
"We got to roll down a hill!"
"Guy was very nice. He told us lots about mini-beasts - he's very clever"
Thanks for a lovely day.
Year 3 & 4 Trip 20/03/17
Thank you for a fantastic day. The children have had so much fun and learned lots of new skills. The recycling session has really helped the children in their Trash! topic.
Year 2 Trip 22/03/17
Super day out even though the weather didn't go according to plan.
Super staff very helpful and a great environment you have that we have been lucky to share.
Nursery Activity Day 28/03/17
Fantastic visit! All the children really enjoyed it and Guy made the campfire so much fun with his brilliant story telling!
Year 2 Trip 29/03/17
An amazing day. The different activities captivated all the children and adults alike. Huge thanks to Guy, Stuart and Caroline.
Year 5 Trip 30/03/17
We had a great day - hands on and lots of fun for all - big thank you to Guy, Sue & Michelle
Year 4 Activity Days 03 & 04/04/17
Two fantastic days had by the remaining children in Year 4 from Roberts!
The activities enabled the children to work on the main areas of the Roberts charter and were thoroughly enjoyed by us all!
The children had lots of fun and particularly enjoyed toasting bread around the fire with the choice of butter or jam! Yum!
Thank you very much Guy!
Reception Trip 05/04/17
Another lovely visit, children enjoyed very much.
Eventful pond dipping or should I say 'child' dipping.
Thanks so much guys!
Morning Trip 07/04/17
Thank you for another lovely visit! Our children enjoyed climbing trees, climbing over logs and camping in the tent and making a pretend camp fire. Can't wait to come again!
Reception Trip 25/04/17
Thank you for a super day! Both children and adults have really enjoyed our visit. Brilliant activities suited to age and ability of children. Looking forward to coming again!
Year 2 Trip 26/04/17
Loved all the activities especially the natural art and collecting natural colours. Children enjoyed it all as usual.
See you again soon!
Reception Trip 27/04/17
Thank you for a lovely day. Reception children have had such a fantastic time exploring and learning.
Reception trip 02/05/17
Thank you for a lovely day! Our Reception children had a fabulous time pond dipping, going on a sensory hunt and den building - we can't wait to talk all about it tomorrow!
Year 1&2 Trip 03/05/17
Thank you for an enjoyable and informative day. We look forward to returning soon.
Year 1 Trip 10/05/17
A fabulous day, even the weather was super! Loved finding millipedes and newts in the bug hunt! Thank you for having us, we had yet another great day!
Year 3&4 Trip 15/05/17
A really good day which the children found very enjoyable. Pond dipping proved particularly popular and fitted in really well with our flow project. Many thanks.
Year 2 & Year 5 Trip 16/05/17
Thank you very much for such a great day. We all had great fun creating artwork & building dens & really enjoyed our time at the pond.
As always , we look forward to our next visit. (Year 2)
Such an excellent day providing the children with a range of outdoor activities and experiences. Children (and staff) have all had a great day!
Many thanks. (Year 5)
Reception (Cubs) Trip 22/05/17
Another excellent day, thank you Guy for making it such a wonderful experience for all of the children. We loved the sensory hunt.
Reception Trip 23/05/17
We have had a wonderful day. The children really enjoyed the sensory hunt and pond dipping. Such a fabulous environment.
Thank you Guy and Sue for your help and for sharing all your knowledge!
Church of the Ascension staff and children xx
Cherry Tree 24/05/17
Another lovely afternoon, cooking on a camp fire and building dens.
Growing in confidence as we play!
Reception (Lambs) Trip 25/05/17
Another lovely day! Thank you so much. What beautiful weather!
Loved the sensory hunt and rolling about on the grass. Can't wait to come back next year.
Year 4 Trip 26/05/17
A brilliant day! Fantastic activities - natural art, classification activity, minibeast hunt and pond dipping.
Thank you for an excellent day!
Year 2 Trip 06/06/17
A fab day, despite the rain! A great range of activities which the children really enjoyed. Thank you to Guy and Michelle for making us all feel very welcome and planning a wonderful day! Thank you!
Year 1 Trip 08/06/17
A fantastic day with our Year 1's today. Guy has been brilliant with both children and adults. Our pupils have had a great day and I can't wait to bring them back again!
Animal Badge Trip 08/06/17
We had a lovely evening and the sun came out as well.
The Guides enjoyed pond dipping. We found leeches, newts, dragonfly nymph. We also went on a bug hunt and saw a fox!
Reception Trip 12/06/17
Thank you for a fantastic day at the E-zone! The children have really enjoyed finding out about different creatures & building dens!
we look forward to coming again soon!
It was a very fun and practical day and all the children were involved.
Reception Trip 13/06/17
All of our children have had a fantastic day. Both Michelle + Guy were very informative.
Ezone has given us a lot of ideas for our own site.
What a wonderful experience for all the children.
"Bestest trip ever!"
We have taken a lot of ideas for our own outdoor learning area.
Reception Trip 13/06/17
Thank you so much for an informative, relaxing day!!
We learnt loads.
With best wishes for the future.......
Activity .Afternoon 14/06/17
Another excellent visit for Cherry Tree L.C. Great to see our pupils so independent and confident. Thank you very much
Nursery Trip 15/06/17
Really enjoyed the visit, thank you very much!
Year 6 Activity Day 19/06/17
Colley Lane Year 6 had a fantastic time.....in roasting sun....loved orienteering, pond-dipping and art activities.
Reception Trip 21/06/17
Reception class from Cradley Primary had an amazing time today.
They enjoyed scavenging, mini-beast hunting and den building. Such a fantastic day. Thank you. Caroline was a super host!
Year 3 Trip 21/06/17
Year 3 class from Cradley for third year running! Excellent trip yet again. Thank you so much!
Class 1 Trip 22/06/17
A fantastic day, really engaging. Guy was an excellent host.
Year 3 & 4 Trip 27/06/17
Children had a great time, learnt a lot and had lots of fun. Thank you.
We all had a wonderful day and learned lots about the outdoors. I can't wait to build my own den at home. Thank you
Emma's Group Trip 29/06/17
Thank you so much for our children to explore your outdoor environment. The children loved pond dipping.
Year 1 & 2 Trip 03/07/17
Thanks for a great day.
Kids loved all activities.
Year 6 Slum Houses June '17
The children had a fantastic session den building - based on our Brazil topic.
The session was well organised and resourced.
Year 2 Trip 04/07/17
The children and staff had a lovely time den building, pond dipping, minibeast hunting and going on a sensory walk.
Thank you so much! Stuart and Guy - you were lovely guides, thanks again.
Forest School Day 06/07/17
Thank you for letting us explore your outdoors. The children have loved it. Guy was great:) Very good with children
Year 3 Trip 10/07/17
Thank you for a brilliant day! Really informative and fun for all the children and adults too.
The facilities were great and staff were really knowledgeable too! The pond dipping especially was a great experience for them.
Thank you to Guy, Michelle and Charlotte
Year 5 Trip 10/07/17
Fantastic day. The children and staff have loved every minute. Great to get ideas that can be used at school with the orienteering and shelter building as well as doing pond-dipping which we don't have the opportunity for. Particularly found the team-building aspect useful for Year 5 moving up to Year 6.
Rainbows & Guides Evening 10/07/17
Very exciting evening for the girls finding creatures. Very good evening all round.
Year 4 Trip 11/07/17
Very wet, but a lovely day! The children loved every minute of it!
Year 2 Trip 13/07/17
A challenging class who absolutely LOVED their day! And thanks to Guy for being so fabulous when one of the children literally went for a dip in the pond!!
Year 2 Trip 18/07/17
What a fabulous time we all had. Excellent workshops led by fabulous leaders. The children and adults had a great time - and the sun shone! Thank you.
Thank you so much for a wonderful day, children, staff & volunteers enjoyed it!
We are always made so welcome & Guy has the patience of a saint!
Thank you all - have a great summer!
Activity Day 03/08/17
The children have had a fantastic day and the staff too! Thank you Guy
Year 1 & 2 Trip 19/09/17
Thank you for a fantastic day! The children and staff have thoroughly enjoyed themselves and learned lots in the process.
Habitat Day Yr 4 20/09/17
Wonderful day exploring the different habitats on offer. The children especially enjoyed the mini-beast hunt and pond dipping. Lots of learning and lots of fun.
Thank you Guy
Year 4 Trip 25/09/17
Another great day at the e-zone! Well co-ordinated and fun for the children. Great activities. The children learned lots about orienteering and had great fun den building and pond dipping.
Apple Pressing 04/10/17
The pupils enjoyed a look round the environment zone and really want to return. The apple pressing was excellent and engaged all the pupils who really enjoyed the session.
Sewage Soup Day 03/10/17
Thanks for yesterday - it sounds like the children really enjoyed the workshop.
Year 6 Trip 31/10/17
Thank you Guy for another lovely day at the E-Zone. The children had a wonderful time building their dens, creating natural art and their nature pallets. They also enjoyed their pizza!
We look forward to our next visit with you.
Nursery Bonfire Day 06/11/17
We had a fantastic day at our Bonfire experience with our Nursery children and parents.
We really enjoyed our fire toast and hot chocolate. Thank you Guy for a lovely day!
Year 5/6 Trip 08/11/17
Thank you for a wonderful day learning about materials, their properties and states of matter.
We enjoyed all of the activities especially cooking toast on the fire.
We look forward to visiting again. Thank you Guy
Nursery & Reception Apple Day 10/11/17
Hi Guy, I just wanted to say that we all thoroughly enjoyed your visit today. Thank you very much! The children (and adults!) all learnt a lot.
Fire activity Nights 31st Oct, 1st & 2nd Nov 2017
We all had a fantastic time making our toast, drinking hot chocolate.
Thank you Guy for a brilliant 3 nights and staying late!
Year 1 Trip 14/11/17
We all loved pond dipping and minibug hunt.
Thank you for a fabulous day out
Reception Fire Activity Day 02/11/17
Reception absolutely loved making toast and drinking hot chocolate this week!
Thank you Guy for a brilliant experience for the children as always.
Year 6 Trip 21/11/17
Very enjoyable day for Year 6. The children now feel more confident with their knowledge of classification.
Interesting activities which were well organised.
Thank you Guy for a wonderful day
Year 6 Orienteering Afternoon 22/11/17
Fantastic visit as always. Year 6 loved the challenge and enjoyed following the map.
Year 2 Xmas decoration day 27/11/17 at Lutley
Big big thanks again for today. We all loved making our willow decorations.
Reception Stickman Trail Day 30/11/17
A fabulous day had by all - thanks to Guy for setting up our trail and especially to Santa for the entertainment.
Year 3 Trip 04/12/17
Great day - thanks Guy
Year 3 & 4 Xmas Activity Day 06/12/17
Another great afternoon, thank you. We all enjoyed it.
Year 2 Xmas Decoration morning 05/12/17
Hi Guy ,
Thanks for a great morning .The children really enjoyed making their willow decorations.
Many thanks merry Christmas
Fire Activity Trip 10/01/18
As always a fabulous adventure.
Guy is always welcoming and supportive. A brilliant afternoon.
Year 3&4 Trip 18/01/18
Lion class had a great day learning about life cycles and pond ecosystems. Great host!
Thank you very much
Reception (Lambs) Trip 23/01/18
A fantastic visit once again. Thanks Guy
Reception (cubs) Trip 13/02/18
A fantastic, but very very cold day!
We all enjoyed it very much.
Year 3 Recycling Trip 14/02/18
Another great session enjoyed by all! Pitched at our children's level as always.
Thank you Guy
Nursery/Reception Trip 27/02/18
We have had a fab morning. Our favourite part was building the dens for the animals.
Nursery Day 07/03/18
A lovely day! We really enjoyed climbing trees and walking in the stream. The children had a great time making farm animals with sticks and leaves etc.
Fire Activity Evening 08/03/18
Thank you for a great evening enjoyed by the whole group!
The girls loved campfire cooking!
Year 3 Trip 12/03/18
Thank you so much! Our children had a very wet but very enjoyable day.
Class 5/6L Science Afternoon 13/03/18
Thank you Guy! The children loved toasting marshmallows around the campfire. The activities have brought our science to life.
Class 6W Science Afternoon 14/03/18
Many thanks Guy. A superb afternoon.
Tasty toasted marshmallows and fantastic charcoal artwork. Really put science into context.
Reception & Yr 6 Trip 20/03/18
Another excellent day! Thanks to you both for your organisation for us today. Bringing Year 6 and Reception together is such a great plan!!!
Fantastic to be outside and learn together with our buddies. Thank you Guy!
Class 5K Activity Afternoon 21/03/18
Many thanks Guy! The children enjoyed both activities and you really helped with our science topic.
Fire Activity Evening 22/03/18
Many thanks for a fantastic evening campfire cooking with our rainbows! The girls had the best time & thoroughly enjoyed it!
Year 1 Trip 26/03/18
The children have had a fantastic day using their senses and building dens! They thoroughly enjoyed pond dipping!
Thank you, Year 1
Year 2 Trip 27/03/18
Another great day - bit muddier than usual but we had great fun!
Year 4 Activity Day 16/04/18
Many thanks to Guy & Co. Great day of activities and fun!
See you all again soon.
Reception trip 18/04/18
Thanks for a lovely day! The children (and staff) really enjoyed all the activities.
Activity Evening 20/04/18
Thank you so much for a lovely evening den-building and cooking sausages. Thoroughly enjoyed it! Thanks Guy!
Year 4 Trip 25/04/18
What a fantastic day. Even through the showers. The children had a great time pond dipping, orienteering and den building - Thanks Guy
Reception Trip 26/04/18
Thanks for another excellent day! The children really enjoyed all of the activities and learnt lots as always.
See you soon Guy!
Reception Trip 30/04/18
Thank you Guy for another fantastic experience. The children really enjoyed all of the activities.
Year 2 Trip 01/05/18
Thank you again for another AMAZING day. The children always love the activities and it is good for them to get outside.
Reception Trip 02/05/18
Another super day thank you Guy.
We especially enjoyed the pond dipping - thanks for looking after our swimmer. Will of course be coming back, we always have a great time.
From a very muddy Reception
Pond Dipping Evening 03/05/18
Fantastic experience. Thank you. All the girls have enjoyed it. Pond dipping was amazing. We've all learnt so much. Hopefully we will see you soon.
Year 5 Trip 08/05/18
Year 5 had a great time and learnt so many new things, creating happy memories.
Year 5 Trip 09/05/18
A fab day pond dipping and hunting for minibeasts. Such a lovely experience for all our children and one they very much enjoyed.
From Year 5
Year 5 Trip 10/05/18
Another wonderful day, enjoyed by all and lots of memories created. we will enjoy writing our diary entries tomorrow. Very exciting, active learning!
Yr 1& 2 (Pandas) Trip 14/05/18
Thank you Guy for a fabulous day.
Plants, minibeasts and pond dipping - the children have had an amazing experience!
As one child said, "I want to come again!"
Year 1 (Lions) Trip 15/05/18
Thank you for a great day. We have had an amazing time. The children have learnt a lot about minibeasts, plants and pond dipping.
Year 1 (Koalas) Trip 16/05/18
Another lovey day! Found some beautiful newts in the pond and a super invertebrate hunt! Thank you for everything.
Year 2 (Zebras) Trip 17/05/18
Beautiful weather and lots of newts found in the pond. The children loved both activities. Another enjoyable visit.
Year 3 & 4 Trip 21/05/18
Thank you for a lovely day. The children have really enjoyed it. I think we will hear a lot about the newts for the coming weeks.
Another super day, they have done so much in one day!
Year 3 Trip 22/05/18
Forest School day enjoyed by all- so much done in just one day.
Reception Trip 23/05/18
What a lovely day, the children loved it! Picked up lots of ideas. Thank you
Year 5 & Year 6 Trip 24/05/18
Year 5/6 had a great day. They really enjoyed all of the activities.
Thank you to both of you.
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