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Nursery in the Bible Garden!

Friday, 24 May 2019

Nursery in the Bible Garden.

On Friday 24th May the children from Nursery went to work in the Bible Garden with Mr Gilbert!

The children did some weeding and planted some new seedlings which they will water and take care of so they can harvest them next term!

Well done Nursery for being so sensible in the Bible Garden!

Working in the Bible Garden

Friday, 3 May 2019

Year 4 in the Bible Garden

On Wednesday 1st May the children form Year 3 worked with Mr Gilbert in our Bible Garden.

The children tended to the beds and then planted new seeds which they hope to harvest later this term.

Well done Year 4!

Year 4 in the Bible Garden

Friday, 15 February 2019

Year 4 harvesting their lettuce!

On Friday 15th February the children from Year 4 went into the Bible Garden to harvest their winter lettuce with Mr Gilbert.

The Lettuce had been carefully protected from the frost and all of the bad weather and Year 4 were able to collect a good harvest!

Well done Year 4 – and Mr Gilbert!

Bible Garden Harvest

Monday, 10 September 2018

Two Year 6 children with one of the huge marrows!

On Monday 10th September we harvested our first produce from our bible garden – a huge marrow measuring over 50cm in length!

Our current Year 6 planted the marrow seeds last year and have been overwhelmed with the size of their harvest!

The children are planning how to cook the marrow with Trudy our catering manager so they can enjoy their harvest!

Welcome to our Bible Garden

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Our lovely Bible Garden

On Wednesday 5th September the signs were fitted in our Bible Garden.

In our special garden each class has a growing area where they can grow different flowers, fruit and vegetables which are mentioned in the bible e.g. peas, winter lettuce, garlic and onions.

On each of the classes growing areas what is being grown at particular times of the year is listed along with the bible quote.

Reception class are growing onions and garlic, “We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic.” – Numbers 11.6

EYFS gets planting!

Thursday, 3 May 2018

The children from Nursery enjoying the garden!

On Thursday 3rd May the children from Nursery and Reception worked with Guy from the e-Zone in our school garden.

The children took time to take out any weeds and plant some new vegetables which we hope to harvest before we break up for the summer!

Well done children!

Year 5 Gardening

Friday, 19 January 2018

Year 5 in the garden!

On Monday 15th January it was the turn of the children from Year 5 to take some time to plant bulbs in our school garden.

The children worked hard to weed the beds and then plant the bulbs which will hopefully produce some lovely flowers in the Spring!

Well done Year 5!

Working the land!

Friday, 10 November 2017

6M working in the garden!

On Friday 10th November it was the turn of 6M to spend some time in the school garden.

The children planted some bulbs which we hope will flower during the spring next year and spent some time clearing away the weeds!

Out in the garden!

Friday, 10 November 2017

Children working in the garden!

On Wednesday 8th November the children from 6C spent some time in the garden with Mr Gilbert.

The children took time to weed the garden and carry out an Autumn tidy up!

Year 4 harvest their crop!

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Digging the garden!

On Wednesday 13th September Year 4 went into the school garden with Mr Gilbert to harvest some of the vegetables they planted last term.

There was lots to pick from the garden – especially potatoes!

Well done Year 4 for growing some tasty vegetables!