Situated in a corner of the school grounds, the new Wildlife Learning Area borders a graveyard, which then backs onto Hartshill Hayes.  It is marked in orange on this plan.

Siteplan

When I joined the school, the area had already been fenced and a pond built with decked pond-dipping area….

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With a mature mixed hedge and a couple of mature trees, it already has some of the ingredients  needed to attract wildlife.

It is virtually a blank canvas and it will be great to look back at these images in a year’s time!

 

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