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St Andrew's Church of England Primary School An intelligent heart acquires knowledge and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge. Proverbs 18:15

Eco Garden

Eco club enjoying the garden:

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Eco club enjoying the Eco garden after the parent help days. Wow! The Eco garden looks amazing thank you parents and grandparents it looks fantastic! 

Litter pick opportunity:

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Yr6 Eco Leads have found a local litter pick and would like as many of you to go and help as possible. If you do go and help out please take a photo and bring into school for us to pop on our website and Eco book. 

First session in the Eco garden of 2019/2020:

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Great session in the Eco garden and a great start to our bug hotel! 
Autumn 1 Overview:

Requirements for the club (every session):

  • Wellies / appropriate footwear ready for some mud and fun
  • Waterproof coat / clothing
  • Trousers
  • Gardening gloves

 

Outside activity

Inside activity

Resources required from pupils:

Week 1

Week 2

Insect hotel

Explain about lavender and how we are going to dry it.

Design a seed packet

  • Plant pots small
  • Hay/straw

Week 3

Making scarecrows.

Making scarecrows.

  • Hay/ straw
  • Small old clothing

Week 4

Planting winter bedding plants in Eco garden

Eco friendly school – What can we do?  

  • Winter pansies
  • Cyclamen Primulas
  • Ornamental peppers/cabbages
  • Heathers

Week 5

Lavender bags

Lavender bags

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Week 6

Planting indoor bulbs to sell at Christmas fair

Planting indoor bulbs to sell at Christmas fair

  • Small plastic pots
  • Compost
  • Indoor bulbs

Week 7

Wind charm

Wind charm

  • Natural resources such as, pinecones etc…

Week 8

2019/2020

Bird feeders:

Bird feeders:  1
Bird feeders:  2
We really enjoyed making bird feeders. 

Junk modelling mini beasts:

Junk modelling mini beasts: 1
Junk modelling mini beasts: 2

Identifying animals through their droppings:

Identifying animals through their droppings:  1
Identifying animals through their droppings:  2
Identifying animals through their droppings:  3
Eco club had a fantastic session learning about how to identify an animal through their droppings. Great conversation about what animals eat and where they live. 

After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday.

After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 1
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 2
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 3
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 4
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 5
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 6
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 7
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 8
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 9
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 10
After School Club have been exploring the ECO Garden this afternoon, they went bird watching and they put there bird feeders out they made yesterday. 11

Children's work:

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We have been designing  mobiles for the Eco Garden. The children will use twigs, string and their pictures they have made as well as bottle tops to create a wind charm affect. 

Our fantastic Eco Garden in the mist:

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Eco Club:

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Eco club helping tidy up the Eco Garden. 

Tree faces:

Tree faces: 1
Tree faces: 2
The children have made some tree faces and a sign for the gate down to the Eco garden. We completed these one of the evenings it was far to wet to go out. Otherwise we would have put the material onto the bark of the tree to make the faces. 

Parent day in the Eco Garden:

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A great big thank you to all who came along to help on the very cold and wet day. We made a huge amount of progress. We are luck enough to have a parent to repair the wooden structure. Further work will be going on through this year and into the next. 

Special treat for Eco Club:

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Hot chocolate as a treat for all of their hard work!

Reception enjoying the outdoors:

Reception enjoying the outdoors: 1
Reception enjoying the outdoors: 2
Finding twigs to compare size, twigs that look like numbers and children getting close to nature. 

Eco club:

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The children in Eco club have been working really hard gardening to ensure the veg boxes are clear of grass and weeds. 

Eco Garden at the start of the year:

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Eco Garden 2018 
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