ECO Curriculum

Term 4 .The evenings are now lighter so gardening club is back.We have begun to seed the trays for our outdoor classroom roof.We used wild seed mix in large trays of compost.

We made bird feeders to hang around our school grounds to keep the birds fed over the Christmas holidays.

We recycled plastic food containers by decorating them and planting them with bulbs.

Gardening club made Christmas decorations out of log slices.Don't they look great?

Members of the British Legion donated some hand painted poppy shells to go in our Peace Garden.

Today it was already too dark to go outside for gardening club.So the children decided they would like to make a non-fiction/catalog/ book about the bulbs we have planted around our school.

Gardening club planted 200 spring flowering bulbs around our school grounds .Ready to welcome the Bees and Butterflies in spring.

Term 1 .To attract wild life to our school environment all year round,gardening club recycled some plants donated by' Swale in Bloom'.The front of our school looks great.

Term 5 - In Science, Year 1 have been learning about plants; thinking about how we can help the environment and be more eco friendly. We planted bean seeds with the idea of growing our own food. We have watched the plants grow and have kept a bean plant diary. 

At garden club we made bees out of old corks and placed them on the tree canes to protect our eyes.

Gardening club made an amazing scarecrow for the Kent Garden show.

Our children loved hearing from the travelling botantists - 8th May 2019

Gardening Club diary 2018-2019

Here is a sample of our diary entries each week

Joining in Sheerness beach clean in the Easter Holidays 2019

Guacamole making at Gardening Club

RSPB 2019 Bird Watch challenge

Preparing for spring

Planting 400 free trees

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