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Why Walhampton is ECO!!

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 […]

Postcard to Paris – Congratulations Daisy

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 […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Teacher Amy Marshall Wins fully – funded place at the Earthwatch Expedition 2015

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 […]

Walhampton’s wildflower meadow for Roots & Shoots

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 Charity Recycled Boat Race

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.

Walhampton Spring Update

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 […]

Walhampton Update 2014

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 […]