Tag Archives: lifecycle

Do plants hibernate?

Year 3 in Irchester wanted to know “Do plants hibernate?” so we took to the wildlife area to find out. We have a large pond there and have noticed lots of duckweed growing. Last winter, the pond completely froze over … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung in Irchester!

Hi, This is Morgan and Kieran. Spring has finally sprung in Lab_13! As well as having some chicken eggs to hatch we have also been lucky enough to hatch tadpoles and spot newts! Mini Meadows Farm has been so generous … Continue reading

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Science Cinema in Irchester

Last week there was a second movie night and this time the movie was for the little ones: Chicken Run. We thought this would be good because we are raising money for an incubator and chicken eggs. Also, there is food science … Continue reading

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Which came first- the chicken or the egg?

Today we have had some very special visitors named Lily and Ginger. They came to answer the question, “Do brown chickens lay brown eggs and white chickens lay white eggs?” Well, you’ve probably guessed, we got chickens earlier today! Some of … Continue reading

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And this little piggy…..

  Irchester’s year 3 and 4 Farmers have just taken their second trip to Spinney Barns. The last time we visited they were only 2 days old and not out of their pen yet. But now they are out running about … Continue reading

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The Irchester Farmers

Here at Irchester, we are very lucky to have the countryside so close. There are several farming families in our school but the majority of our children have rarely been on a farm.  So, we have started a Farmers Project. Jack … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Tadpoles!

Our latest blog all about our Irchester Tadpoles is here. We need your help to solve our problem!

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