We love our annual trip to RHS Garden Rosemoor. Today we found 'wooly worms' and saw first hand how tricky it is to see things that are camouflaged! We found a range of minibeasts; beetles, spiders, worms, woodlouse, newts and frogs! We also had a go at making our own minibeast models using clay and natural objects such as twigs, [...]
Class 4 had a fantastic time on Saunton Beach and Braunton Burrows on Friday. We heard all about the crazy skills of the cuttlefish, talked about energy transference, tried to create a human line as long as the longest octopus (we were still too small!), found shark eggs and learnt how plastic is passed down the food chain. We did [...]
This afternoon we released our butterflies! We were getting worried that they would still be in their chrysalides when we finished for half term...but yesterday they started to emerge and by this afternoon all four butterflies were ready to flap their wings! We've really enjoyed our butterfly topic...learning two stories; 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' and 'The Cautious Caterpillar'. We've used [...]
When Year 6 are away... Year 5 build bat boxes! Logo to follow: - 'Do not disturb.' - 'Echo-friendly school.' - 'Georgeham is a bat-friendly school. We learnt about these endangered species, how to protect them and identified suitable locations for our bat boxes in our nature area.