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Gardening Club


Welcome to our Gardening Club page!


During our Eco- Council meetings, lots of children expressed their wish for our school to start a gardening club. In order to make sure our club is up and running for September, the club is only open to the Eco-Council members. From September onwards, the club will be open to children in all years and will work on a termly rotation. 


We will be updating this page with the exciting new things that we'll be doing!

Wildflower Seed Bombs

For our session this week, the children created some environmentally friendly seed bombs using paper, water and a mix of wildflowers. We are hoping to be able to plant these once they've have fully dried. The children had lots of fun making and are hoping to make some more soon. Well done Gardening Club!


Tidying the Toby Redfern Garden

On Friday, the children were given the incredible task of having to de-weed our Toby Redfern garden. The children worked extremely hard to carefully remove the weeds whilst making sure the plants and flowers remained healthy and looked after. We still have a little more work to do but I think they have made a brilliant start! 


Planting Seeds

Since clearing out the little area last week, our gardeners expressed an interest in wanting to add some flowers and herbs. Fingers crossed they grow! 


Tidying Up!

Our gardeners are back at it again. We've focused on an area in the KS1 playground that needed some  love! The children worked incredibly hard on removing lots of weeds and added them to our compost pile! We cannot wait to plants lots of herbs here. Well done gardeners! 


Harvesting Seeds and Composting

Throughout this year, each class will have an opportunity to join the Gardening Club. This half term- Year 3's are starting us off. Some children spent their first session composting tired plants and saving the soil. The children were then tasked with the challenge of de-seeding some of our sunflower plants. They did a fantastic job and thoroughly enjoyed getting their hands messy!



Reusing Wooden Spoons!

We have recently spent some time thinking of ways to reuse household items in a way that benefits our outdoor world 

The children had a brilliant idea of using some wooden spoons and turning them into outdoor creations. They have done a brilliant job and make our planters look even more beautiful!   

Making a Greenhouse!

For our first sessions, the children worked together to build a flat-pack greenhouse. This proved to be trickier than they initially thought, however with perseverance, patience and communication the greenhouse was assembled successfully