Local History Day 2015 @ Droitwich Library

A huge thank you to all our partner schools for producing such wonderful “Great Blackberry Pick” displays for Local History Day 2015 at Droitwich Library last Saturday! We also had home-made blackberry jams made by Ombersley and Tibberton First Schools and jam jar labels by Hindlip and Tibberton First Schools, all judged by three of … More Local History Day 2015 @ Droitwich Library

What the children have enjoyed and learnt during the project

  “I have enjoyed learning about what life was like 100 years ago in the war. School was very different and there were lots of punishments. I think I would like to go to school now because the teachers were very strict 100 years ago! I really enjoyed picking the blackberries and making the jam … More What the children have enjoyed and learnt during the project

Blackberry Jam

Following a successful pick of this year’s crop of blackberries at Smite Farm yesterday, the children have today turned their blackberries into some very delicious jam! All the children helped wash and weigh out the blackberries, cook them, add the sugar and pour them into individual jars. They have each designed and made their own … More Blackberry Jam

Hindlip children blackberry picking at Smite Farm

A fantastic morning in the sunshine doing what local children did 100 years ago! The Year 3 & 4’s from Hindlip First School visited Smite farm to go blackberry picking.  First we learnt that in 1917 the children at Hindlip picked around  700 kg of blackberries under the Ministry of Food scheme. This is in our … More Hindlip children blackberry picking at Smite Farm

Hindlip gets started!

It’s only the second day of term but pupils at Hindlip First School in Fernhill Heath have already thrown themselves into their First World War project, learning all about historical sources. James Robertson from Droitwich Library showed the children a collection of 100 year old objects, including photograph albums from the home front and the … More Hindlip gets started!