Overbury Grasshoppers News

RHS campaign for school gardening

RHS campaign for school gardening

  • 16 Oct 2017
  • Healthy eating

Over the past few months we have been working with the Royal Horticultural Society to improve our understanding of growing food with the children. We entered their competition and we are happy to say we have been awarded level 3. We have submitted our entry for level 4 and await the results.


The great soup challenge

The great soup challenge

  • 13 Oct 2017
  • Healthy eating

The children were tasked with finding ingredients from our trips out and about to make soup with. 


British Food fortnight part 2

British Food fortnight part 2

  • 26 Sep 2017
  • Countryside education, Healthy eating

The children have been busy this week collecting vegetables and fruit ready for their baking session.

 


British food fortnight

British food fortnight

  • 20 Sep 2017
  • Healthy eating

The children have been out and about meeting Jake the farmer, Robert the head gardener and Billy the chef to find out about where food comes from and how we make the things we like to eat. British food fortnight runs from 23rd September to the 8th October click here for more details


Autumn fun

Autumn fun

  • 19 Sep 2017
  • Nature, Understanding of the World

The children put on their wellington boots and went off on an adventure hunting for conkers.


Fruit collecting in the Orchard

Fruit collecting in the Orchard

  • 12 Sep 2017
  • Countryside education, Nature

Today, after a few windy days, we took the children into the orchard to collect the fruit that had fallen off the trees. The gardening team are going to make some compost from the fallen fruit.


Listening station

Listening station

  • 12 Sep 2017
  • Communication, Language

The children have had lots of fun using our new listening station.


Summer rain

Summer rain

  • 30 Aug 2017
  • Understanding of the World

The children have been out and about following their interest in water.


Blackberry picking

Blackberry picking

  • 25 Aug 2017
  • Countryside education

Today we went blackberry picking.


Water safety

Water safety

  • 24 Aug 2017
  • Communication, Understanding of the World

Continuing with the children's interest in water we went to visit the swimming pool to talk about safety in and around the water.