Wildlife & Gardening

November 16, 2017

Year 2 – Autumn walk

The Years Two’s had an amazing scientific experience on our Autumn walk We looked at the differences between living, dead and non- living things in the more »
November 13, 2017

Forest School fun…

A few photos from the first few Forest Schools of the year The group did some den building, harvested the rest of the vegetables the school more »
July 13, 2017

Forest School Update…

We had a great start to Forest School the other week by building mini dens for explorers This week we tried our hands at being creative more »
June 8, 2017

Plant sale!

Well done to all the children who have growing plants at school this year! Not only do the school grounds look beautiful but you have also more »
May 16, 2017

Year 4 pond dipping

Last week Year 4 did some pond dipping for the first time this year!   “My favourite living thing we found was a tadpole. This is more »
March 20, 2017

Year 2 – Spring walk!

As part of their science work, Year 2 went on a spring walk As we are the early stages of spring, we thought that we wouldn’t more »
March 20, 2017

Forest Schools update…

Another group of children have started the forest school programme and are really enjoying it, as well as enjoying the nice spring sunshine to go with more »
January 24, 2017
Forest Schools

Forest Schools – Nov/Dec/Jan

An update on how our Forest School is going! In our November and December sessions we learnt how to identify some of the trees at school more »
November 28, 2016
Forest School 8

Forest Schools

In Forest School we have been exploring what life might have been like for prehistoric people living nearby on the South Dorset Ridgeway We had fun more »
November 22, 2016

Year 2 – Keen Gardeners!

The Year 2 children have been busy planting crocuses given to the school by the Rotary Club as part of their End Polio Now Campaign. Polio more »
November 11, 2016

School Grounds Work Party

A really big thank you to everyone who came on Saturday to work on the school grounds The pond area is so much better, bulbs are more »
November 3, 2016

School Grounds Work Party

Saturday 5 November 10am to 2pm (weather permitting) Please join us (even if it’s just for an hour) to do some pond maintenance and help develop more »
July 18, 2016
Forest School

Forest Schools

Our forest school programme is going from strength to strength with every child in Year 3 having had a chance to work with Mrs Henman and more »
July 1, 2016
Year 3 PD

Year 3 go pond dipping!

Recently Year 3 went pond dipping, here is what they had to say about it –   ‘I liked going to the ponds and swishing around more »
May 25, 2016

Year 5 go pond dipping!

Year 5 enjoyed a glorious morning in the sunshine, continuing their learning about life cycles. This time they were looking at the life cycle of insects, more »
May 20, 2016

Year 2 are Nature Explorers!

On Thursday 19 May, Year 2 had a representative from the RSPB come and visit them in their classroom. She taught them all about keeping birds more »
May 18, 2016

Forest School – Thursday Afternoons

Studying early life on South Dorset Ridgeway! In Forest School we have been studying the South Dorset Ridgeway and what life would have been like for more »
May 13, 2016
Chick hatching

Life Cycle of a Bird – Day Three!!

Still 5 chicks! We still only have five chicks today – one chick is struggling to hatch but we can still hear it chirping away so more »
May 12, 2016
Chick hatching

Life Cycle of a Bird – Day Two!

We have 5 chicks!! Two more chicks hatched over night and are doing really well today, they are mottled yellow and black/grey colour, and so pretty. more »
May 11, 2016
Chick hatching

Life Cycle of a Bird – Day One!

We have 3 chicks!! Well we now have three chicks who have hatched overnight and yesterday, two yellow and one black. They seem very happy in more »