Category Archives: Farming Award

The best season to grow different plants

This afternoon, we have looked at the best season to grow sunflowers, lavatera and sweet peas. We have planted the seeds of the plants in pots ready to sell during our plant sale. We have analysed the best months to grow plants, outdoors, indoors and when the plants flower.

Did you know a sunflower grows up to 180cm.

Life on a farm through different seasons

This afternoon, we each designed a poster to inform others of life inside a farmers’ life. We have had a visit off Harper Adam’s university who informed us of the typical day farmers have and considered what might happen on the farm during different seasons.

Did you know that lambing season is in spring?

Farming award

This afternoon, we have been busy building on our knowledge and skills in order to complete the farming award. Focusing on the principles of plant growth.

Do you know the main principles for plant growth?

Harper Adams

This afternoon, Class 8 had a visit from Harper Adams.  They looked at the benefits of eating insects. They then got a chance to try buffalo worms, crickets, and a lotus.

What did the insects taste like?

 

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Our plants and vegetables!

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Last week we planted some plants and vegetables. We are making sure we water them everyday. What do you think of them?

Making chilli chocolate cupcakes!

This morning we had a lot of fun making chilli chocolate cupcakes. Do you know what ingredients we used?

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Our planting!

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We planted a variety of seeds last week. We make sure we water them everyday to ensure they go. How do you think they are coming on?

Our potatoes!

We are making sure we water our potatoes everyday to ensure they grow. Look at how well they are sprouting. Can you grow potatoes?

Growing our own potatoes!

We are growing our own potatoes. They are coming on so while since we have planted them we have covered to cover them twice with soil as they are sprouting really well. Do you know how to plant potatoes?

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Growing our own potatoes!

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This afternoon we have been planting our own potatoes. We had to chit our potatoes for two weeks in a chit tray. We had rocket potatoes and regional potatoes that we planted. We got our bags and filled them with … Continue reading