We followed an insect and thought about what it might be thinking! ‘Aar People!! I must get out of here!!’ ‘I must protect myself!’ ‘I’m going to hide here.’ ‘I’m going to look for some food.’ ‘This is a nice bright flower!’   ‘ In the afternoon we made themes parks for bugs.   We […]

Bye bye butterflies!

We’ve taken great pleasure in observing our caterpillars morph into butterflies over the past couple of weeks. We learnt all about the butterfly life cycle and saw it happening first-hand. It was amazing to watch them form into a chrysalis and then see them emerge as a butterfly. Today we released our ‘Painted Lady’ butterflies […]

Netball News! Appleshaw does it again!

John Hanson Community School hosted the annual Rural School Netball Tournament yesterday. Appleshaw entered 3 teams out of the 15 teams that took part. We are so thrilled to announce that we came 5th, 3rd and 1st place with our teams. The communication between the players was excellent and all the children played really well. […]

Dare to be Different @ Thruxton

Our Year 6 girls enjoyed a fantastic day at Thruxton on Friday. We were invited by the ‘Dare to be different’ team which encourages girls to participate in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths activities. We met a Sky Sports presenter and role-played an interview with a racing driver. There were lots of games to play […]

Anton Lakes

Yesterday year 1 and 2 visited Anton Lakes Nature reserve to investigate the freshwater habitat and discover what lived there. The visit was led by countryside officers from Test Valley Borough Council and a big thank you goes to them for giving us a really amazing experience. We went to Anton lakes my group found […]