Appleshaw St Peter's CofE Primary School

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Compost Makers

Posted on March 8th, 2019 by Agent Hickman

Each month we have been checking on the progress of our home-made compost makers. We measure the height of the materials, the temperature outdoors and the temperature inside the compost makers each month and record them in a shared Google spreadsheet. We have observed the changes and will continue to …

Sensory Garden

Posted on December 21st, 2018 by Agent Hickman

We have worked with a local contractor to transform a once inaccessible area of our site into a beautiful sensory garden. The children love it as a place for learning and quiet.

Compost Makers

Posted on December 21st, 2018 by Agent Hickman

Year 5 and 6 have made mini composters and will be taking measurements such as temperature and depth of material to observe changes over the year.

Longitudinal Study

Posted on December 21st, 2018 by Agent Hickman

Year 2 and 3 pupils are investigating the rate of decomposition of different materials over time. They have placed a variety of objects in a corner of the schools grounds and are observing them regularly to see what happens!

Tree Planting at Harmony Wood

Posted on December 21st, 2018 by Agent Hickman

Year 2 pupils recently visited Harmony Wood in Andover to plant out the tree whips we have been looking after for the last year. We are part of the core group of schools working with Andover Tress United (https://www.andovertrees.org.uk/)to create a community woodland and environmental studies resource….

Tree Planting

Posted on December 21st, 2018 by Agent Hickman

As part of our work to support Andover Trees United we have planted new tree whips into our Nursery Bed. Year 6 pupils helped Year 1 plant out in preparation for planting at Harmony Wood in Andover next November.

Appleshaw Green Ambassadors

Posted on February 5th, 2018 by Agent Hickman

Appleshaw Green Ambassadors is a weekly lunchtime club run by children in Years 4 and 6 for children in Year 2.

Club Leaders Dottie, Daisy and Emma say: “We started the club because we were concerned about how many animals were endangered. It all began when one lunchtime we were …

Appleshaw Looking after nature, wildlife and people

Posted on February 1st, 2018 by Agent Hickman

We have been working with Andover Trees United (ATU) for 5 years. Every year we receive trees which pupils plant in our school tree nursery bed, we look after them across the year and dig them up a year later to plant in Andover’s new community woodland: Harmony Woods. We …

Appleshaw St Peter’s CofE Primary School joins Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Posted on November 6th, 2017 by Agent Hickman

Appleshaw St Peter’s CofE Primary School in Andover, Hampshire joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today.

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