Re-Educating Earthlings What a thought-provoking day! Climbing Everest by stairs fundraising for Flora and Fauna International, finding out about the SDG’S, thinking about what our ‘just one thing’ action might be, and hearing about the Wild Life of the awesome Dr George McGavin with bonobos and volcanoes were just some of the highlights from our […]
What is eco? Well, eco is really easy! Eco is helping the environment by taking small steps and it makes a huge difference! Here are some examples: Recycle bottle lids, batteries, cans and old pens that don’t work Reducing the amount of electricity you use Re-using your bottles And recycling objects by locating a recycling centre to reuse […]
Witten by Oliver, Y4 How it all started…. In 2017 Walhampton began raising money for United World Schools to build a School in our name. Jack visited us in our chapel service to tell us all about the charity and how we can help. We have done lots of house charity events like tie sales, […]
At a presentation at West Solent Solar Farm this week, Daisy King of Walhampton School was awarded a special prize by the Mayor of Lymington for designing one of the most striking postcards – which she had actually written in French. Around a thousand postcards made by New Forest pupils were handed over to Mark Hancock who is […]
The evidence for climate change is sobering, and reading the pre-course materials for the Earthwatch Institute’s Teach Earth programme made my heart sink. Not for long though – I arrived at Wytham Woods one Sunday in the middle of August, for a week’s residential where I quickly got to know a group of the most […]
We came back to school to a riot of colour in our new wildflower meadow. After some back breaking ground preparation, and careful seed sowing of a blend of annual and perennial wild flowers we watched and waited – and let nature take charge for the holidays. The transformation of the rough grass bank by […]
Walhampton wild flower meadow has been weeded and seeded ready for a blooming good summer for our bees, with huge thanks to Gill Hickman and the Kew Garden wild flower meadow project.
Walhampton pupils enjoyed a sunny Saturday ‘just messing about on the water’. They made sailing boats from recycled materials, which they brought in to compete in the Johnson House fundraising boat race. Along with the fun they raised money for Lymington SailAbility, a charity which enables people with disabilities to experience sailing.
It’s a busy time – Young gardeners have started runner beans in the sides of plastic beakers so that they can see root and shoot development even before the first leaves break through the top of the soil. Other children came to the vegetable garden to taste sweet young pea shoots and the first broad […]
2014/2015 PRE_PREP On Tuesday 30th September, Year 1 were visited by the Waitrose fruit and vegetable specialist team to help with our science. We learned about the major food groups and how we can eat a healthy diet and exercise well. We discovered how fruit is transported around the world and where Waitrose buys its […]