Allotment

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...

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!...

Allotment Club

This week at allotment club some of the Year 3 children have been helping to plant anemone bulbs. Before doing so, the children had to make sure their planting spaces were tidy by removing all unwanted leaves and weeds. Once the children had dug their holes and...

Fruits, Vegetables and Minibeasts!

Last week Year One visited the school’s allotment. When we were there we discovered lots of different fruits and vegetables, which we were even allowed taste, yummy!
During our visit we also carried out a minibeast hunt. The children found lots of creepy crawlies hiding in all sorts of different places…. but I am sure Mrs Loughhead did not expect to find a furry friend hiding amongst the courgettes!

Weeding!

Y4/5 enjoyed a morning of weeding at the allotment! We cleared out some of the troughs ready for winter bulb planting. We also found some wriggly creatures for the bug...

Winter allotment clear up

A big thank you to those who helped to tidy up the allotment. We also planted some bulbs to add a bit of colour when Spring...

Our wonderful Allotment!

We have made major progress on our allotment due to the hard work of the staff, children and parent helpers! We have been able to carry out most of the work through a grant received from Neighbourhood Management, Community Based Services at Gateshead Council! This...

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