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Exploring Moorlands Nature Reserve


A very excitable Year 1 group boarded the minibus last Friday for a trip to Moorlands Nature Reserve.  

Located in York, the small but perfectly formed Edwardian woodland garden is part of the ancient Forest of Galtres. It is home to a wide range of colourful flowers in the springtime, and is the perfect spot for crunchy, leafy walks and acorn picking come the Autumn months.  

The children walked the circular route around the nature reserve, stopping along the way to climb in the bushes, have hot chocolate and cookies and adventure up into the tree house. They were fascinated by the vast numbers of acorns on the ground, the variety in colour of the leaves, and the amazing fungi along our route. Each child carried a mesh bag to collect their chosen ‘treasures’ to take back to school. 

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