The infant children have recently all visited the Nature Area to the rear of the school. Children are using this as part of their science, geography or knowledge and understanding of the world. The Nature Area has been available to the children since 2015 after HSBC kindly funded the project.
As you will see from our photographs we are enjoying our learning in the outside environment.
Y6 children help maintain the site through a lunchtime gardening club with the help of Mrs White and Miss Hogan .
YR visited the nature area to look for signs of living and non-living including creatures and plants.
Y1 visited the nature area to take part in a sensory walk.
Nursery visited the nature area to look at all the beautiful things God created as part of their RE topic 'God's World'.
This term the gardening club have planted some herbs to use in our school kitchen. The children are responsible for looking after them and monitoring their progress.
The gardening club were invited to visit the Church garden to see the compost heap that Fr. John has worked hard to set up. It was wonderful to share Fr. Johns enthusiasm for gardening with the children and we hope to bring some of his tips back to school.
Year 3 visited the Nature Area to look at types of pollination as part of their Science topic 'Plants'.
Year 6 went to the Nature Area to search for wildlife. Then they went on to make a classifiation key.
Year 2 went to visit the Nature Area to identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats.
Year 1 went to the Nature Area to do a sensory walk.
Reception went to the Nature Area in the Summer term to look for signs of living and non-living.