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Swindon Saplings Home Ed Group

Swindon Saplings Home Ed Group

Super Litter Pickers!

Today we held a litter pick at one of our local parks, where we managed to pick up a LOT of rubbish from around the park and car park, helping to keep the local waterways cleaner, helps the local wildlife and makes the area much more enjoyable and safe for others. We started removing the […]

Britain in Bloom Awards 2023

We just wanted to share our achievement following the success with our beautiful wildlife pond. We were nominated by the Tadpole Garden Village in Bloom group for our wildlife plot for the ‘It’s your community’ award at the Britain in Bloom (RHS) awards. Some of us went down to the awards ceremony which took place […]

Owl Pellet Detectives!

We feel it is important to learn more about the world around us in order to learn how we can better protect and preserve it. We recently connected with The Mammal Society and were keen to get involved in their “Searching for Shrews” project. We were invited to be the “pilot study” of a new […]

Swindon Saplings Wildlife Pond – The Grand Reveal!

Swindon Saplings Home Ed Group – Our Wildlife Pond! Back in October, talks began with the committee of Tadpole Garden Village (a local allotment) which unfortunately had an unusable plot due to winter flooding, left looking unsightly and overgrown. Finally, in April, we were ‘handed over’ the plot and given the green light to turn […]

Swindon Saplings win 2nd Prize with Mr McGregor’s Garden Gate!

Swindon Saplings Home Ed Group were invited to enter a local competition, which involved designing and constructing a “Garden Pallet”, inspired by a piece of artwork and with nature and sustainability at the heart of it. The children designed their garden pallet based on the artwork by Beatrix Potter and created a completely edible garden, […]