Overbury Farms

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...


SHEAR Fun!

SHEAR Fun!

  • 28 Sep 2015
  • Countryside education, Overbury Farms, Understanding of the World

On the same day as the children went apple picking, some of them were lucky enough to go and watch the sheep shearing (we have to fit in with the farm's busy schedule and were really grateful they were able to include us - it made for a very exciting day all round!) http://www.overburyfarms.co.uk The children really enjoyed their tractor ride up...


A bale of fun!

A bale of fun!

  • 3 Sep 2015
  • Countryside education, Creativity, Overbury Farms

This year the children have been able to see the wheat crop developing. From a field of tiny shoots visited in January as part of British Breakfast Week celebrations http://www.overburyenterprises.co.uk/2015/01/shake-up-your-wake-up/ , to the crop ready to harvest seen in July http://www.overburyenterprises.co.uk/2015/07/checking-out-the-wheat/...


Checking out the wheat!

Checking out the wheat!

  • 30 Jul 2015
  • Countryside education, Overbury Farms, Understanding of the World

Back in January,as part of British Breakfast week,we went to see the wheat at the top of the hill http://www.overburyenterprises.co.uk/2015/01/shake-up-your-wake-up/. On Wednesday this week the children went to see how the crop had changed. The nursery children joined the childrenon a baking activity day (finding out where the flour they had...