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15 07, 2020

Long Walk to Water

By |2020-07-16T10:10:04+01:00July 15th, 2020|Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2019-20|

We have been reading the incredible true story of Salva Dut.  He fled from the war in Sudan 1985 and spent the next 11 years on a journey across Sudan, Ethiopia and to Kenya.  He had to survive.  The Starlings spent time this week developing their skills for survival by building a shelter, making bows […]

24 06, 2020

Back in the garden

By |2020-06-25T16:48:32+01:00June 24th, 2020|Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2019-20|

Year 5s are thrilled to be back in our Wildlife Garden. As well as important jobs like watering the wildflower meadow, they have also been potting up seedlings from our greenhouse. Pumpkins, cucumbers, squash and tomatoes are just some of the plants they are putting in larger pots to help them grow!

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20 05, 2020

Summer Term Tyre Island Plant Display

By |2020-05-21T14:42:22+01:00May 20th, 2020|Outdoor Learning|

Some of the children of Key Workers helped replace our spring bulbs around tyre island. They chose pots of flowering wild leek (some people call it three-cornered leek) and other plants from our wildlife garden. The wild leek bulbs were planted by Year 5s during the autumn term. Meanwhile, the daffodils, hyacinths and other spring […]

29 04, 2020

Photos from around the school

By |2020-04-30T21:36:01+01:00April 29th, 2020|Outdoor Learning|

The focus for this week has been ‘growing at home’, so here are some photos of things that are growing around school at the moment for you to enjoy whilst you are unable to come in.

Yellow and orange pot marigolds, white honesty and potatoes planted by Reception children in the green bag!

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24 04, 2020

Indoor Gardening with Mr Howell

By |2020-06-07T22:29:09+01:00April 24th, 2020|Outdoor Learning, Science|

Over the past few weeks, I have been experimenting with growing herbs and vegetables in water, something that is called hydroponics. It’s really simple and fun! Check out the video below and some of the other YouTube videos if you’re interested in experimenting as well. Remember to get permission from a parent or carer before […]

23 04, 2020

Use any container for growing!

By |2020-04-26T21:43:36+01:00April 23rd, 2020|Outdoor Learning|

With lots of gardening going on at home during the Covid-19 lockdown, here are some suggestions for just a few ways you can be creative when it comes to planting at home. (And you will find loads more ideas on the internet.)

The great thing about doing this is, because you are reusing objects you might […]

23 04, 2020

Seedlings ready for collection

By |2020-04-23T20:25:09+01:00April 23rd, 2020|Outdoor Learning|

Along with other community gardening projects in Lambeth we are offering families free seedlings to grow at home. Research shows that growing plants is good for our wellbeing.

During your daily exercise, come to the school office on weekdays between 9am and 4pm to pick up young strawberry, tomato, sunflower, lettuce, pumpkin and courgette plants. (Lots […]