Summer Fun

Posted by Mrs S. Brennan on June 8th, 2014

We have been working with Mr. Ashton from the Wildlife Trust.  We have been planting fruit and vegetables and have already been able to harvest some salad leaves and strawberries.  Last week we made dens for the insects and animals that Mr. Ashton brought into school.  It was great fun.

Get growing

Posted by Mr Ashton on March 17th, 2014

I have just sorted out the dates, ready to work with nursery and reception – lets hope everyone has greenfingers!DSCN1409

Raddish Harvest

Posted by Mr Ashton on July 4th, 2013

Red class planted raddish  and lettuce seeds a few weeks ago – Have look at them now! DSCN1408 DSCN1409

Splendid Lettuce

Posted by Mr Ashton on July 4th, 2013

Take a look at the lettuce that green class have been growing!DSCN1406

Sweet peas and Marigolds

Posted by Mr Ashton on July 4th, 2013

The Blue Class garden is looking very pretty at the moment with lots of sweet peas and marigolds. They have to remember to pick the sweet peas to encourage more flowers to come.DSCN1404

Purple Class find lots of things in the garden

Posted by Mr Ashton on July 4th, 2013

Purple Class had a very enjoyable day in the garden yesterday. We spent some time looking around the garden to see what we could find living in the garden habitat. Our first find was a very long earthworm which we managed to have a closer look at.

We also found Cuckoo Spit – the home to froghoppers and very large snail and a weevil. Purple class helped out by doing some weeding and also we harvested a giant cabbage.

The peas and marigolds are growing

Posted by Mr Ashton on June 24th, 2013

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Green Class Get Growing

Posted by Mr Ashton on June 24th, 2013

The other week I was busy with green class planting in the garden. We planted lettuce, carrots and beetroot. We also found lots of woodlice and worms.DSCN1214 DSCN1215 DSCN1216 DSCN1217 DSCN1220 DSCN1221 DSCN1222

Wildlife Watch

Posted by Mr Ashton on May 28th, 2013

Are you interested in the wildlife we find in the garden?

Do you need to find out more – why not visit our website to find out more – Wildlife_Watch_Masthead_withWTlogo_1

http://www.wildlifewatch.org.uk/

 

Growing Food for the Future Creative / Innovative Competition

Posted by Mr Ashton on May 28th, 2013

Do you want to win an I-pad for your class?

Do you have a good idea for growing vegetables in a creative way?

Have you got an innovative idea about how to water your growing area?

Why not enter our competition.

You have until 28th June to do your activity and then send us some information about it.

The best idea will will an I-pad for their class

For more details visit.

http://teeswildlife.org/new/growingfood

 

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The Growing Greener programme was initially funded by Creative Partnerships, the UK's flagship creative learning organisation operated by Creativity, Culture and Education. The programme now embodies a greater part of our whole school ethos and curriculum to provide children with relevant, meaningful and inspiring experiences to enhance and improve their learning.

We are still recognised as a School of Creativity for the Creative Partnerships programme. We continue to keep this title in recognition of our provisions for creative learning across the school.