Monday 6th March – Year 5/6 had an afternoon of learning about Bees with Julia Hoggard.
Tuesday 7th March – We constructed the new bait hive!
Wednesday 26th April – Field hive checked and a lot of Queen cells discovered!
Tuesday 2nd May – Observation hive put into the classroom…Fascinating! Nice and easy to see the Queen and amazing to see how much Ambrosia they are using!
Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – Checked again and needed to split the hive. We now have an artificial swarm and a new colony of bees. Jack chose which Queen cell was left to grow and hatch, then hopefully mate, and we filled both hives with frames – some full, some new…
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