Thanks to Morrison’s and other organisations who gave away “seeds of hope” to the community to break the stress and tension from COVID 19. Thank you to our pupils, Gardening Club and volunteers for helping this project to come to life! Here are some highlights.
Today our young gardeners were busy learning about how to grow potatoes with Mrs Gilani. They learned that we don’t pick potatoes from trees, we harvest them under the ground!
There are lots of exciting plants growing and flourishing around the school, including: Keir Hardie’s first grape vine! 2 different varieties of aromatic mint plant Sunflowers
Here are some photos of our wonderful strawberry harvest!
Our Nursery pupils have been learning to create compost from crushing leaves and grass clipping with Mrs Gilani! What a fantastic way to recycle, reuse and reduce!
There has been a delicious harvest of organic strawberries and fresh lettuce on the roof gardens at Keir Hardie. The pumpkin plants are looking very healthy too!
A wonderful overview of the fantastic gardening learning at Keir Hardie Primary School.
Year 1 learned how to make biodegradable plant pots by using recycled paper and they sowed sunflower seeds. If everything go as plan our Keir Hardie Primary school will display a big show of sunshine in a form of golden sunflowers!
Year 3 pupils are excited about their bean growing project in the greenhouse. They have been growing well and have been planted into pots ready for their next journey, so the children can continue to observe them and learn further! Unfortunately the first outdoor batch of bean plants were feasted on by snails! …
Our Nursery pupils have been learning about the importance of watering plants and how seeds travel.