Fruit picking at the allotment!

This morning year 6 took advantage of the lovely sunshine and spent some time at the allotment picking the raspberries and strawberries.

More fun at the allotment!

This morning the rest of Reception and their Year 6 buddies went up to the allotment. They planted lettuce seeds, cucumber, sweetcorn and squashes! They also watered all the growing plants, did some weeding and went on a bug hunt!

Year 6 and Reception at the allotment!

This morning some of Reception and their buddies went up to the allotment. They've been busy planting tomatoes, beetroot, french beans and courgettes as well as doing lots of weeding! They also had great fun searching for bugs! The rest of Reception and their buddies...

Weeding at the allotment!

This morning, we went to the allotment. We found lots of rasberries which we picked and enjoyed eating back in the classroom! We found one normal potato and one sweet patato. We all loved it at the allotment because it was a lot of fun. We also found bugs and insects...

Plant Portraits

Following on from Year One exploring and sketching a wide range of fruit and vegetables, the children continued to explore the work of Acrimboldo but this time through creating a portrait using fresh produce. Throughout the whole process the children had to really...

Fruit Faces

As part of our whole school "Allotment Week", Year One have been developing their art skills through a range of activities linked to the work of Giuseppe Acrimboldo (an artist who painted people; but he used different pieces of fruit to represent different parts of...

Yummy vegetable soup!

As part of allotment week we decided to make some vegetable soup. The children helped to chop up the vegetables. We loved eating our soup with some crunchy bread. Yummy!

Allotment Week Pt.1

As part of our whole school "Allotment Week", Year One have been carrying out a range cross-curricular activities related to fruits and vegetables. On Monday, we visited the school’s allotment to gain a better understanding of where food comes from. Following on from...

Investigating Micro-habitats!

This morning Year 2 visited the allotment to look at micro-habitats. They found lots of different mini-beasts and discussed the conditions that they lived in. We then came back to school where we discovered how each mini-beast was adapted to its micro-habitat and also...

Allotment Time!

Today Year 4 visited our school allotment where they spent time weeding the Year 4 bed and planting some sweet corn seeds. As always at the allotment, it was interesting to see how the mini beasts are living and the children enjoyed investigating the bug hotels.

Fun at the school allotment!

Yesterday we went up to the school allotment with Mrs Hall. Year 5 spent some time de-weeding their plant bed so they will be ready for new seeds to be planted while Year 6 planted beetroot seeds in their plant bed. Now we just need to wait for them to grow!...

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