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This week we have been getting our hands dirty! Digging, brushing, litter picking and planting. Recently, we bought a bird feeder to attract songbirds to our back garden at school.


We had seen a pair of Robins throughout the winter and we thought that some extra food might help them survive until spring. But unfortunately, since we put the bird feeder in the tree, we’ve only seen the Robins twice. 



So, we’ve made a plan to help and support our garden, so that it can support local wildlife. We are hoping that by planting flowers, herbs, and trees we can create a lovely space for us, and for our animal friends. 


This Wednesday we started this process, as we are getting closer to spring we need to make sure we’ve planted lots in time for the sunnier, longer days. 


Little sycamore helicopter seeds had littered the garden in autumn, and over the last week we have noticed little green leaves poking out from leaf piles, and coming out of the drain. After all the rain we have had, the sycamore seeds have started to germinate. 


To help these little trees get off to the best start, we set to clearing the garden a bit, and saving them from impractical locations.  It was fun because we had been given these seeds by a nearby sycamore tree, so it was our responsibility to help them survive as it's tricky here in London if you're just a little seed trying to survive. 


We reused some of the soil we already had in the garden, and replanted our saplings and germinated seeds into a fresh and watered container. Hopefully they’ll be healthy and happy…but we’ll have to wait and see. 



Cleaning Up Our Home!

We went litter picking in Ravenscourt Park. To our delight the park was pretty clean thanks to our amazing waste management team here in Hammersmith. However we still managed to find quite a lot of things to fill our bags with. Most memorably we found an old water pistol buried in the long grass around the edge of the park. 


In the summer term we’ll be taking a different year group out every week to do litter picking with us. It's important that we take care of the land that we share outside school as well as the spaces in school. 



School tours have now finished and will operate again throughout the autumn term in the next academic year 2024/2025 every Wednesday from 09.30-10.30. In September, please call the school on 02087482465 to book your place.