A huge welcome to our new farm animals – three lovely Alpacas. By far the most popular thing with the children to arrive at school in the last year! We now have three young male Alpacas: Edson (Born June 2016, Fawn coloured), Quebec (Born June 2016, Black Male) and Quantum (Bay Black Male, born July […]
Very pleased to say our lovely Italian Honey Bees have not just survived the winter, but are thriving! They’ve been moved back today into the larger hive and we expect to split them into two hives if all goes well this summer. We should also, hopefully, have our Observation hive in place in school by […]
The first school lambs of 2017 – a Tup and a Gimmer! Well done Samuel (and George of course)!
Our ducks have started laying at last” ……or at least 1 has!
Wednesday Evenings are now very busy, and full of crafters! We are running a weekly craft club, and have been offering a range of different crafts to all age groups; so far, sewing and making lanterns/night lights. In the next few weeks, we hope to start making Xmas crafts and gifts. Many, […]
On Friday, 21st October, the whole school got to enjoy a Farm Day!! We had George Taylor pop by to check on the sheep, and give them a clip and a check-up. The children has some very interesting questions for him!! They then split into multi-age groups; to learn about sheep herding; milking and numeracy […]
Today, the whole school attended the Westmorland County Show! Although the day was damp, it didn’t dampen our enthusiasm for learning about the local environment, local animals and industries that sustain Cumbria.
Cumbria In Bloom Schools Gardening Competition This year we are taking quite a pride in our garden. Two weeks ago we were part of Crosthwaite’s Open Gardens, so lots of people were able to come and see what we have been doing. Let’s hope all our hard work has payed off as this year we […]
We have now got the patter of 4 lots of tiny feet in the KS2 Yr 5/6 classroom. The eggs have sucessfully hatched, and we will soon be looking after our new 4 school ducklings.
The last school lamb was born last week (named PJ after Mr Johnson!) and is now resident in the school field, along all our ewe’s and lambs except for one ewe, MJ and another lamb!