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  • 03/05/24

    Wildlife area and environmental education resource

    We are thrilled to report that the amazing team from Living Forest have been busy putting the final touches to our new wildlife area and environmental education resource. Beautiful paths have been created around the area and work to the pond margins has been carried out. The Green Team are excited t...
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  • 26/04/24

    Now is the time to sow!

    The Green Team have already been busy sowing and growing! We are taking part in the Grow Your Own Potato Project as well as the RHS 'Grow With It' campaign. Both of these activities will develop the children's practical gardening skills as well as encourage them to think about the p...
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  • 22/03/24

    Nesting time!

    Thank you to everybody who supported the sale of our nest boxes that were constructed by the Green Team. Follow the advice below, and hopefully you will soon get some feathered friends enjoying their luxurious new homes!
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  • 21/03/24

    Bird box builders!

    The Green Team have been busy making bird boxes for our new environmental area.   Habitat loss means there are fewer natural nesting sites for birds today, so putting up nest boxes ahead of the breeding season can help support the bird population. Putting up bird boxes is also a br...
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  • 01/02/24

    New pond liner and dipping platform installed!

    Despite the heavy rain making ground conditions very difficult, the Living Forest team have successfully installed our dipping platform and laid a new pond liner.  These were both major expense items, so this work would not have been possible without the generous funding we...
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  • 22/01/24

    RSPB Big School Birdwatch

      The Green Team are eagerly preparing for the upcoming RSPB Big School Bird Watch again this year. This event will enable our pupils to connect with nature, learn about different bird species, and contribute valuable data to the RSPB's research as well as helping with our Green Flag ren...
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  • 30/12/23

    Plant one more in '24!

    Thank you to everybody who came along to the Christmas Fair and supported our 'Green' stall by buying trees or seed packets made by our team.
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  • 15/11/23

    Plant a tree in '23!

    Members of the Green Team made a start on planting some of the trees that we have received from The Woodland Trust. They have been temporarily 'heeled in' in our vegetable patch, and we will be planting them over the next few weeks to boost our existing hedges as well as planting around our...
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  • 27/09/23

    Meet your new Green Team for 2023/24

    Meet our new Green Team for this year! Our Green Team is made up of our Committee as well as an Action Team who will be helping out on all practical projects.
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  • 23/08/23

    Digging deep!

    Whilst the children have been enjoying the summer holidays, there is no rest for the Living Forest team! They have been busy clearing our environmental area. (Funded by Sussex Lund, a collaboration between the High Weald AONB Partnership and the Lund Trust, a charitable fund of Lisbet Raus...
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  • 15/06/23

    New environmental area begins to take shape!

    The Living Forest Team have been hard at work to install new fencing around the perimeter of our environmental area that has been funded by a grant from Sussex Lund, a collaboration between the High Weald AONB Partnership and the Lund Trust, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin...
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  • 07/06/23

    Green Flag awarded!

    We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in meeting the requirements of the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award. Well done to all the children who have been part of the Eco Committee and Action team this year as well as everybody else in school who has supported our 'green' endeavo...
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