Wildlife & Gardening

July 13, 2017
Forest School

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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 »
May 10, 2016
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Afternoon Gardening

Friday May 6th On a lovely sunny Friday afternoon some children from year 5 & 6 planted out the runner beans and sweet peas that they more »
May 10, 2016
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Life Cycle of a Bird – Year 5

Hatching Live on Camera!   We have eggs in Year 5 in an incubator and they are due to hatch on Wednesday. However, we have seen more »