Blackberry Poetry

After we had been picking blackberries, we listened to Seamus Heaney reading his poem about blackberry picking. We had a go at writing our own poems – here are some lines from our poems and, at the foot of the post, audio recordings of Mya, Joe,Harry and Bethany reading their work… Jacob – ‘Black like an … More Blackberry Poetry

We are here!

Hi there, we have had some technical difficulties with adding a blog but we have sorted it now! We have been working hard in Eagles’ class. We have visited the farm, picked blackberries and started to learn about why WW1 started. Next week we are writing a Diary of a Blackberry!

great postcards

  After our successful  blackberry picking trip on friday we decided to write postcards about our Smite farm visit. We got scratched and chased by wasps but it was worth it because our teacher made us some jam!!!!

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

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

Jammy instructions

We made instructions on how to make blackberry jam for our project. I liked doing the decorating and i thinked it was really cool at the bottom where  i did the blackberry bush with the children picking the blackberries [Emmie] My favourite part was decorating and writing the recipe out [Mylo]