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6 11, 2019

Charcoal and Stone Age Art!

By |2019-11-11T16:04:19+00:00November 6th, 2019|Art, Outdoor Learning, Year 3 2019-20|

We had a very unusual art lesson today.  It all started in the wildlife garden with Miss Defty who instructed us on how to make charcoal.  We made a fire underneath the Kelly Kettle and the burnt a load of twigs.  They made fantastic charcoal that we took up to the art room.

Then we mixed […]

1 11, 2019

Wild Things

By |2019-11-01T15:57:50+00:00November 1st, 2019|Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 5 2019-20|

Although there are no photographs to show, the Wild Things had an exceptionally busy afternoon with the numerous tasks ahead.  These included planting fava beans and covering them in freshly sieved compost, cutting down the stalks of the jerusalem artichokes and creating a warm green bed to protect the artichokes which continue to grown beneath […]

29 10, 2019

School Garden Award Winners

By |2019-10-31T18:26:15+00:00October 29th, 2019|Outdoor Learning|

Just before half term we again won an award for our school garden at the annual Blooming Lambeth ceremony in the Town Hall. Read about how we have designed our own Natural Thinkers curriculum to reconnect urban children with nature, empowering them to adopt happier, healthier and more sustainable lives.


18 10, 2019

Restoration and rehousing projects

By |2019-10-21T11:08:39+00:00October 18th, 2019|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 5 2019-20|

The final phase of the furniture restoration took place today.  The Wild Things varnished the little wooden kitchen to protect it from the rain. We will be returning it to Heathbrook Hub after half term.  I am sure the toddlers will enjoy it on the next coffee morning.