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Nature Club Tuesday 15th February
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Today in nature club we went for a sound bath! It’s so tricky to keep our bodies and minds still sometimes but it’s a little easier when we can listen to the wonderful birdsong in our local environment. We all enjoyed being truly present in the moment and then tried to spot the birds that had been…

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Nature Club Tuesday 8th February 2022
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Today in Nature Club we made some bird feeders to hang in the bushes behind the school to help the birds as they start to get ready for their busiest time of year. We used plastic drinks bottles, sticks and seeds. It’s amazing what you can do with things that you find lying around!

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Nature Club Tuesday 18th January 2022
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Today in Nature Club we collected materials from around the school grounds and used them to create a piece of “ten minute organic art”. A frantic fifteen minutes resulted in some wonderful creations and a great activity to try at home or on a walk.

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Nature Club Thursday 4th November 21
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Today we put in a mini pond! It shouldn’t take too long to fill up with rainwater and soon we’ll have all sorts of beasties living in it and using it to find drinking water and to wash in. Thank you to the families who have donated goodies from the list already. NB – It’s made from a sandcastle buc…

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Nature Club Tuesday 28th Sept 21
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This week in nature Club we became FUNGUS HUNTERS! We didn’t have to go far to find some examples of amazing fungi. We checked the edges of the field and garden because we found out that fungi like moist and mild conditions. We wanted to find Fly Agaric, Dead Man’s Fingers or Brain Fungus but we we…

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Nature Club Tuesday 21st Sept 2021
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Last week in Nature Club we looked at some real nests. We discussed that nests should never be collected unless it’s winter and you’re certain that they’re not being used. We talked about what makes a good nest and why they are usually round. Then we went outside and had a go at building our own ne…

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Venture Centre Friday 21st May
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Our last day and we travelled back to the Mooragh Park for raft building....and then raft launching and hopefully floating. What a brilliant time had by all. Super team work, super learning and super fun!

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Venture Centre Thursday 20th May 21
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Wet and windy but that didn't stop the fun and the learning! A day spent in the tree tops using the high ropes and the tyres to navigate at height through the forest. Then learning how to light a fire and enjoying some tasty treats!

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Venture Centre Wednesday 19th May 21
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Gorge walking today in the fabulous weather! Sliding down the streams on rocks, wading through water and basically getting drenched. Exhausted children and staff by the end fo the day and hopefully a good nights rest?!?!

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