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Schools update: Sandygate year 1 trip to Blenheim Palace

At the beginning of May, children in Year 1 were fortunate to take a trip to Blenheim Palace and spent the day exploring the park and gardens there. This term Year 1 have been exploring plants and trees. They have become experts at identifying both deciduous and evergreen trees and naming common trees and plants around the school. So the adventure out to Blenheim gave them an opportunity to use these skills in a ‘Tree Hunt’!

Despite the slightly chilly weather the children ran around searching for the trees, and collected leaves to prove their endeavours! Thankfully the children were able to warm Community News from Marlow’s Church of England Schools Sandygate – Holy Trinity – Little Marlow Summer Term 2017 up in the tropical butterfly house, and were surrounded by large flying butterflies. They enjoyed hunting for caterpillars and eggs, and drawing their favourite butterflies.

Back in class the children have been amazed by how much their own caterpillars have grown. They are now awaiting the emergence of the caterpillars from their chrysalises, so that they can introduce them to the new garden that has been designed for them by the Year 1s as part of their design & technology curriculum.

Hurry up butterflies… we can’t wait much longer!

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