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Welcoming Bees to Our School Family

We are thrilled to announce the introduction of bees to our school community, marking a significant step in our commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. This initiative offers numerous benefits to both our local ecosystem and our children’s education.

Bees play a crucial role in pollinating plants, which is vital for the health of our environment. By fostering a thriving bee population, we contribute to biodiversity, enhance our school gardens, and support local agriculture. Emphasising the importance of environmental action and responsibility within our educational ethos.

Our children will have the unique opportunity to engage in hands-on beekeeping experiences, guided by experts from 'Let Nature Bee.' This program not only educates children about the vital role of bees but also instills a sense of respect and care for all living creatures. Through these experiences, children will develop a deeper understanding of nature's interconnectedness and their role in preserving it.

In the future, we look forward to the sweet reward of tasting honey produced by our very own bees. This will be a delicious reminder of our collective efforts to nurture and protect the environment. Together, we are making a positive impact on the world, one bee at a time.

 

Beekeeping Experiences 2024 

Between 11th July and the 19th July we will be offered Beekeeper Experiences. Prioritising Year 6 as they are moving to high school and may not get the chance in the future.  There is also the option to do friends and family experiences on the weekend of the 13th and 14th of July as well as the 20th and 21st July. Both the above groups are for up to a maximum of ten people.

August- Experiences available for adults and children. Children will need to be supervised.

September will be the final month of the bee season, and the last month that we will be able to do any bee experiences.  Again, we will be able to do the children sessions during the school day and we will be available to do adult sessions at weekends.

See flyer below for more information and booking details.