The first chick hatched at lunchtime on 14th May and continued hatching until the following day. Now, two weeks on, we can see clearly that there are 10 chicks with clear Blue tit markings and colouring on their feathers. The … Continue reading
The moth trap was set up by the hide on the evening of May 2nd and emptied the following morning. Only 4 moths were recorded: Hebrew Character 2, Clouded Drab 1 and Common Quaker 1.
The female has continued to lay an egg every day since the 23rd April, when one egg was seen. It is hard to see how many eggs there are because they are mostly covered up during the day and the … Continue reading
The Blue tits have completed their nest and at least one egg has been laid. However, since yesterday, a wasp has started building a nest on the camera lens. We removed the residue from the lens this morning but it … Continue reading
The moth trap was set up on the night of 18th April and emptied the following morning by Kingfisher Class. Temperatures had reached 23ºC on the 18th and dropped to 11ºC during the night. 67 moths of 15 different species … Continue reading
It’s been a few years since birds have nested in our bird boxes which are fitted with cameras. Today, we switched on the camera in the box near the school kitchen and spotted two Blue tits visiting the box with … Continue reading
The moth trap was set up by the hide on the night of April 8th, 2018 and was emptied by Peregrine Class the following morning. Mr Marriot arrived early and potted up any moths on the outside of the trap … Continue reading
After Christmas, the whole school took part in the Big Schools Birdwatch. The most common bird was the Rook, with just under 50 sightings. We were also lucky to see lots of the glamorous Bullfinch. This year we saw a … Continue reading
When we returned to school in September, we were pleased to find some fruit and vegetables had grown well over the summer. The Buddleia, Ice Plant and other plants were in full flower and attracted large numbers of insects especially … Continue reading
The moth trap was set up on the evening of 11th May and emptied the following morning. Just two moths were trapped, both were Hebrew Characters.
The moth trap was set up on the evening of 27th April and emptied the following morning. There were 5 moths of 3 different species: Clouded Drab 3, Hebrew Character 1 and V-pug 1 (New for school grounds). … Continue reading
Today we sowed runner beans to sell later this term. They will cost 20p per plant! … Continue reading
The moth trap was set up on the evening of 23rd April and emptied the following morning. 5 moths of 4 different species were trapped: Hebrew Character 2, Common Quaker 1, Clouded Drab 1, 1 Waved Umber (new for school garden). … Continue reading
The moth trap was set up on the first time this year on the evening of 6th April and emptied the following morning. Mr Marriot kindly covered up the trap when he arrived in the morning so that our resident … Continue reading
Four members from Peregrine Class planted around 150 onions, some red and some white. We hope that Sue will cook us some delicious meals with them! … Continue reading