Eco School

Clover Hill Primary School is proud to fly the prestigious ‘Eco-schools Green Flag’ awarded to us in April 2014, for the third consecutive year for our commitment to becoming a sustainable school.

We have a dedicated Eco-schools team consisting of Governors, staff and children who work hard all year round looking at ways of looking after our environment.

Eco-Schools website

Tree Classifying in Year 1

This half term, in Science we have been learning all about plants. Yesterday, went out to explore the types of trees in our school grounds. We first identified the deciduous and evergreen trees around our school field. Then, we looked at the deciduous trees in our...

If you go down to the woods today…

There was much excitement in Reception today because it was the day of our Teddy Bears' Picnic. The snowy weather didn't dampen our spirits and we set straight off into the woods after the morning register. We decided to have our picnic back at school but wanted to...

Fresh Air Friday!

In Reception, we really look forward to Fridays because we come to school in old, warm clothes and spend a large part of the day outside. Here are some photographs of us in the local woods; if you look carefully, you might spot the Gruffalo letter we found during our...

Reception’s Visit to Kirkley Hall

The day finally arrived and Reception set off on our very first school trip. The weather was perfect; warm and dry but not too sunny. After register, we got on the bus and set off. Mrs Gamble met us at Kirkley Hall and we also met John and his team of animal handlers....

Into the Woods

Today, Reception came to school in warm, comfortable clothes and wellies ready to head into the woods for a minibeast hunt. We got into pairs and followed Mrs Burns up the hill and into the woods. We really enjoyed ourselves and founds lots of creatures. Mrs Farnaby...

Minibeast Hunters!

The boys and girls in Reception are loving our topic about Minibeasts. We have shared the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and What the Ladybird Heard and taken part in lots of fun activities to follow them up. Last Thursday, we went into our school conservation...

Reception Hard at Work!

Today, all of the teachers, boys and girls in Reception had a big breakfast and came into school dressed in old, warm, comfortable clothes ready for some hard work. We spent most of the morning cleaning and sorting our outdoor area ready for some big improvements over...

Exploring Gibside

KS2 had a fantastic day exploring GIbside. We began the day with an orienteering task, using our fantastic map skills to find a number of clues. After lunch in the marquee, Years 3 and 4 headed off to the forest area on a scavenger hunt. We also created some amazing...

KS1 environment day 2014: Y1 Activity 1

Conservation Area fun!! We've been leaf hunting and bug spotting in our conservation area. We saw ants, centipedes, spiders and ladybirds!! There were mole hills on the field, rabbit poo on the grass and Mrs Holden saw a grey squirrel last month munching on a piece of...

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