Thank you to Mary Blanchfield who came into the school during the week to do flower arranging with 5th and 6th class.
Thank you again to JJ Crowley who is currently coming into the school to do flower and vegetable gardening with the pupils.
Over the next couple of days infants will be bringing home a cup planted with seeds as part of the GIY and Innocent drinks Big Grow campaign – http://www.innocentbiggrow.com Peas, tomatoes and cress seeds will be planted. Here are some tips for how to look after the plants at home over the coming months. Continue reading “Infants – Seed Sowing”
We hope to offer gardening to one class in the school during the year. We would be grateful if a parent with expertise in this area would help out. Contact the school.
The Bug Hotel is now open for creepy crawlie visitors [complete with slide, pool and stairs!]. Different classes worked through the day to build it. Thank you to all those who brought in materials.
The Bug Hotel is currently under construction at the school. We will be filling the ‘rooms’ next week with various natural materials. If anyone has any of the following please bring it in next week. Pine cones bamboo canes fallen bark sticks straw moss broken terracotta pots Thank you to all those who have broughtContinue reading “Bug Hotel”
With the dawn chorus starting up as we head into spring time, the senior classes have been working on projects on different birds. Here is a selection of their finished projects so far.
We will be making a bug hotel for all our creepy crawlies in the school grounds in the coming months. The Health Promoting Team are looking for people to bring in any unwanted and spare natural materials to use for the bug hotel. Examples: Pine cones bamboo canes fallen bark sticks straw moss broken terracottaContinue reading “Bug Hotel”
Fr. Jimmy came to the school last week to sow onion sets, potatoes and herbs with the pupils of 3rd and 4th class. He told the pupils how to plant and sow and showed them the amazing root systems in the potted herbs. The pupils especially loved the beautiful smells of all the different herbsContinue reading “Gardening Guest”
Second Class pupils busy weeding and harvesting the produce pupils have grown throughout the year. A vegetable box was left at the school gate for pupils and parents to sample our onions, garlic, sage, lemon balm and rhubarb.