“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.” … “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party! … “Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is.” … “Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush.” Happy Spring Term from Mrs Gilani and Keir Hardie Primary School family!
Despite the snowy weather, there are signs of Spring in the EYFS playground.
Well done to Nursery children for their cosmic behaviour! ‘All aboard the Behaviour Rocket Ship to the Stars!’
Our EYFS pupils have been creating plant food using banana skins and harvesting bulbs & spring onions!
EYFS visited to Mrs Gilani’s secret room (the greenhouse), and showed off of picked cherry tomotoes! Children also received an early spring gift of toy chicks from Mrs Gilani as a thank you token for their help! The gift gives children a responsibility to care and look after them. The children took a liking …
On Friday 5th Feb our green fingered gardeners explored different plants, flowers, food and herbs in the school’s roof garden. They cleaned and cared for plants and harvested some cherry tomatoes! They were able to help Mrs Gilani to put winter seedlings outdoor for futher growth of plants.
Love of gardening is a seed which when sown never dies. There is a quote that says, “We might think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us”, and I think this is so true. Gardening provides a great introduction to the environment around us. Children …
New year, new term, new challenges but some magical moments can always make us smile. On Friday 8th January 2021 when Mrs Gilani went to see the roof garden, she saw some winter vegetables were waiting to be harvested. This is the result of hard work from the green-fingered gardeners of Keir Hardie Primary School. …
Protecting our young salad plants from the cold with cloches was well worth it, as you can see!
What a lovely surprise to see! When we came back after the weekend, the pumpkin seeds in our indoor gardening tray had sprouted! Now children are using the seedlings to learn about the parts of a plant and Mrs Gilani might save some pumpkin seedlings to grow them in winter.