So this morning we went to the St Luke’s school pond to test the water quality, cut back the brambles that had grown around the pond and plant some new plants. We found some happy newts, a frog, pond skaters, and some backswimmers. The water quality is quite good and we may be able to […]
So, on 23rd March the fantastic folk at Eco Sustainable Solutions donated three bags of bark chippings for the St Luke’s Pond Project-just need a few more plants now!
On Monday 21st March we started planting the St Luke’s Pond with the help of two of the pond design winners. Messy but fun!
So this morning firefighters from Springbourne Fire Station kindly filled up the pond for us with 3500 litres of water! We are grateful for all the support we have received from the local community to make this project happen-from neighbours who provided hose pipes and water to BCP council who made special trips to take […]
We have started the pond regeneration project with St Luke’s Primary school In Winton, Bournemouth and on day one we have found six smooth newts!
We are kicking off our new year at Bournemouth University with the launch of our JGI St Luke’s Primary School pond regeneration project. The St Luke’s pond is a bit of a mess and so the plan is to redo it to create a wildlife pond and a small fish pond. The children did a […]
On 18th June we joined a Teams all school worship to launch the St Luke’s CoE Primary School design your school pond competition. The children embraced this challenge wholeheartedly. Here are the Microplastics posters and the Winning Pond Designs. The overall winner will be announced at the start of the new school year in September! […]
Bournemouth University in Fern Barrow, Dorset joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where Bournemouth University is on a map and read about their local environment here.