Can kids keep bees?

They’re not exactly the most usual school pet, requiring considerable knowledge and skills, some specialist equipment, not to mention the careful handling – but the learning opportunities are as bountiful and delectable as the honey! Wyberton Primary Academy near Boston shows us how it’s done, with a little help from Willoughby Road Allotment Association. TheContinue reading “Can kids keep bees?”

Growing in Schools

Growing in Schools was an online event for home-educators, teachers, school staff, and anyone who thinks kids should get to learn how to grow veggies, and would like to help make this possible in your community – here are the recordings, for those who missed the live session! Be inspired by two Lincolnshire schools showingContinue reading “Growing in Schools”

Food at the School Gate

St George’s C of E Community Primary School in Gainsborough has designed a ‘Grab n Go’ food station at the school gates, which is feeding their school and the local community. They have painted white lines 2 metres apart on the path to ensure social distancing.    Anybody else – including passers-by – can help themselvesContinue reading “Food at the School Gate”

You’re Never Too Old to Help Washingborough Academy Grow!

As we emerge from winter and welcome spring, children at Washingborough Academy have welcomed their grandparents to the school to help them plant their new batch of vegetable seeds. Following the success of the project last year, the school has now decided to grow a more diverse selection of vegetables and fruits to include moreContinue reading “You’re Never Too Old to Help Washingborough Academy Grow!”