Nature Citizens

News from our adopted reindeer Brave Hart

Published by Alix Marschani on 19th March 2020 at 11:23 am | No Comments

On the 10th of March, just before the pandemic arrived on our school doorstep, we had the amazing opportunity to Skype our reindeer herder friends and find out Brave Hart’s news. We last saw Brave Hart in the summer months ambling along with his herd outside the farm gates. We had a winter photo to […]

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Big Schools’ Birdwatch

Published by Alix Marschani on 31st January 2020 at 9:39 am | No Comments

Our Nature Citizens were busy this week with the Big Schools’ Birdwatch. They enabled every class to join in as citizen scientists and gather local bird data for the RSPB. A superb opportunity to learn how to identify birds and attract them with a welcoming bird area. The point of being a citizen scientist for […]

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We adopted a reindeer

Published by Alix Marschani on 29th December 2019 at 11:40 am | No Comments

This post is for Mika Lappalainen and Satu Palosaaren of Palosaari reindeer and fishing farm in Kuusamo Finland. Thank you for sharing your reindeer and lives with us down south in the UK. It has been an amazing opprtunity to learn about your reindeer and life on the Arctic circle landscape. Following my 2018 winter […]

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Recognising achievement

Published by Alix Marschani on 8th December 2019 at 8:30 am | No Comments

What could be more important than receiving a reward for your efforts? A badge for your club, of course! Our Nature Citizens are wearing their new school badge with pride. Well done everyone!

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We met a hedgehog

Published by Alix Marschani on 5th October 2019 at 1:57 pm | No Comments

Ron is a baby hedgehog that is being looked after by our local hedgehog hospital ‘Hettie’s Helpers’. He was well enough to make a guest appearance at our Nature Citizens meeting with his wonderful carer Mary. She explained all about hedgehogs and gave us these important facts: Leave an untidy area in your garden – […]

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Response to pupils Refill letter

Published by Alix Marschani on 5th October 2019 at 1:31 pm | No Comments

‘It was YOUR work and be proud of your initiative!’ This is how I responded to the Nature Citizens delight that a local cafe had read their handwritten letter and placed the Refill sticker on its window alerting passer-bys to free tap water for your bottle. A real-life initiative that has made a difference. Three […]

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