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Author: Agent Boydon

Penny Appeal Thirst Relief

Children at Mayflower Primary decided to raise some money for a charity call Thirst Relief which provides clean water by building wells in communities in countries such as Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.           They wanted to put some FUN into the FUNdraising, so planned a very creative competition.  Every child in […]

Mayflower in Bloom

We are VERY proud to have won a Silver Award in the East Midlands Britain in Bloom competition! http://mayflower.j2webby.com/?p=10194 We loved some of the comments from the judges on the final report: “I was very impressed by your bottle greenhouse and by the quality of plants that were being grown in it” “It was good […]

Leicester City Grow Your Grub Competition

     Every year in Leicester, primary schools design a delicious menu and grow as many of the ingredients as they can to make it as part of the Grow Your Grub Competition.  Then three Garden Inspectors come and look at the condition of the crop, the use of environmentally friendly growing methods, innovation and […]

Mayflower’s Living Willow Den

Our Gardening Club have been busy creating an amazing new play space in the playground!  Have a look at our school blog posts to see all the hard work that has gone into building our living willow den. Our Living Willow Den Part I Our Living Willow Den Part II Our Living Willow Den Part […]

Plastic Bottle Greenhouse Building at Mayflower Primary

In November 2015 we built out plastic bottle greenhouse! It was a great way for our students to carry out recycling as well as helping produce this amazing greenhouse! A huge thank you to our Gardening Club, Mrs Mohamad, Miss Patel, Lee Jowett, Leicester City Council’s Environmental Education Officer, and to our local Community Police […]

Grow Your Grub Awards 2015

What a day! We had our Grow Your Grub Award Ceremony today. The Garden Inspectors came to school, along with Councillor Piara Singh Clair MBE (Assistant City Mayor), the Leicester Mercury and some of the other schools who had also won awards. We were treated to a wonderful and very funny assembly before the awards […]

Eco-Schools Celebration Event

As part of our work towards our Eco Schools Award, we were invited to attend the Eco Schools Celebration Event at City Hall where we could showcase the work that we are doing and share it with other schools. We chose to focus our display on two categories: Biodiversity in the School Garden and Energy […]