Overbury Grasshoppers News

Pheasant and partridge chicks

Pheasant and partridge chicks

  • 13 Jun 2015
  • Countryside education, Overbury Farms, Understanding of the World

For the second year in a row many of the children were lucky enough to have a guided tour of the estate pheasant and partridge hatchery. Paul the head keeper was there to show the children around. First they went into a big room to see all of the eggs. It was perfect timing as they watched one of the chicks actually hatching out of it's egg....


A-MAZE-ing afternoon!

A-MAZE-ing afternoon!

  • 5 Jun 2015
  • Countryside education, Overbury village

The older children were invited to explore an orchard in the village, with paths cut through cow parley as tall as them! First the owner showed the children the way around... and then they were free to explore on their own!  They had so much fun, running around the maze of paths and rolling down a grassy bank. They have been learning to...