Overbury Farms

Harvesting peas

Harvesting peas

  • 8 Aug 2019
  • Countryside education, Nature, Overbury Farms

We went to watch the combine harvester harvest the pea crop that has been growing near the nursery. We could hear it from the nursery so followed the sounds until we discovered it in a field nearby.


Leavers 2019

Leavers 2019

  • 23 Jul 2019
  • Overbury Farms, Overbury village, Parental involvement

The children who will be leaving grasshoppers for school were very excited as we celebrated their learning journey with  a picnic party.


Exploring

Exploring

  • 12 Apr 2019
  • Countryside education, Overbury Farms

The children were very excited to be able to explore the yellow grass field.


Worm counting

Worm counting

  • 11 Apr 2018
  • Countryside education, Overbury Farms, Understanding of the World

Today the children have been involved in helping to count worms out on the farm as part of a nationwide worm count to discover the health of the soil around the country. 


Learning Welsh on St Davids day

Learning Welsh on St Davids day

  • 1 Mar 2017
  • Overbury Farms, Parental involvement, Understanding of the World

Today Reg, Eliza's daddy and the shepherd from the estate came into nursery to help us celebrate St David's day and learn some Welsh


Planting seeds

Planting seeds

  • 26 Jan 2017
  • Latest News, Nature, Overbury Farms, Understanding of the World

The children visited the estate garden this cold wintery morning to help Leigh plant some salad corn seeds.


Music at nursery

Music at nursery

  • 19 Jan 2017
  • Creativity, Overbury Farms

Tom from the gardening team came to nursery to play some music for the children.


Pulling carrots for Rudolf

Pulling carrots for Rudolf

  • 14 Dec 2016
  • Countryside education, Festivals, Nature, Overbury Farms

Today the children have been to visit the estate garden to help Leigh, Tom and Joe dig up some carrots ready to leave for Rudolf on Christmas eve.


Choosing our Christmas tree

Choosing our Christmas tree

  • 28 Nov 2016
  • Countryside education, Festivals, Nature, Overbury Farms, Understanding of the World

How lucky are we that we get to choose our own Christmas tree from the Estate?


Lambing 2016

Lambing 2016

  • 8 Apr 2016
  • Countryside education, Overbury Farms, Understanding of the World

The children at Grasshoppers are so lucky, having their own 'Lambing Live' trip has become an annual treat! (Thanks to Overbury Farms, luckily Reg and Jake were not too warn out to show us around after opening to the public the day before!! http://www.overburyfarms.co.uk/news/) We were able to take all of the children from 1 year olds to 4 year...