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4 12, 2018

Day of the Trivets!

By | December 4th, 2018|Outdoor Learning, PTA, Year 5 2018-19|

Varnishing trivets to sell at the Winter Fair is very serious business.  We had to make sure we were prepared and ready to take on the task!

3 12, 2018

Potting up herbs for fair

By | December 3rd, 2018|Outdoor Learning, PTA, Year 5 2018-19|

Year 5s have been busy potting up herb seedlings to sell at our Winter Fair. Earlier this term, herb seeds were sown in the greenhouse. They used compost they sieved themselves from our own compost heap and painted plant pots too.

The children themselves will be selling coriander, parsley, dill and basil on their stall this […]

30 11, 2018

Prepare for the fair!

By | November 30th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2018-19|

It was all hands on deck today, the last Friday before the winter fair.  The Wild Things are preparing to sell a selection of items and were busy sanding, snipping, cutting and tying ribbons.  We’ve still some finishing off to do next week.  Look out for some hand crafted gifts on Friday.



23 11, 2018

Project Time for Wild Things

By | November 23rd, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 5 2018-19|

Winter is almost upon us and there is a lot to organise and work together to achieve.


Firstly – Project Palette- I wonder what the nursery want them for …..

Look out at the winter fair for skillets, hand […]

16 11, 2018


By | November 16th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 2 2018-19, Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|

As we entered the wildlife garden, a very chunky squirrel ran up the tree at the back  we managed to follow it. I wonder what it’s been feasting on  there are a lot of tasty seeds on the ground and still some berries on the bushes


Some […]

13 11, 2018

Families tidying the garden

By | November 13th, 2018|Outdoor Learning, PTA|

Lots of families took part in one of our regular Saturday morning opportunities to enjoy our wildlife garden together. As well as plenty of autumn tidying, they also sowed herb seeds in the greenhouse.


8 11, 2018

Busy in the Oasis Garden

By | November 8th, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Year 2 2018-19|

We have been busy this week cleaning up our Oasis garden, getting ready to start planting and making our own weather station.

KODAK Digital Still Camera

KODAK Digital Still Camera


2 11, 2018

Helping hands

By | November 2nd, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 2 2018-19, Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|


Today in the garden, the Wild Things were planting in preparation for next year.  Turnips and spinach were carefully planted and given some extra nourishment in the form of their compost and extraordinary fertiliser.  The Wild Things are expecting some superb produce in 2019.



2 11, 2018

This week’s learning in Nursery

By | November 2nd, 2018|Nursery 2018-19, Outdoor Learning|

We love playing in the hairdressing corner – We’ve got a hair-washing station, a blow-drying station and so many wigs to choose from!

We also really enjoyed […]

2 11, 2018

Measuring the rain!

By | November 2nd, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Year 1 2018-19|

This week we went outside to measure how much it had rained since we made our rain gauges. We used funnels to help us pour the rain into measuring jugs and then recorded what we found in our books.