Wildlife news

Home » News » Wildlife news
P1030785
P1030779

The children at Wildlife Club were busy today making butterfly feeders with Mrs Greenhough. They are fantastic! We're waiting for a warmer, calmer day to put them in our pond area and hope to attract lots of butterflies.

You may like to have a go at making one for your own garden. The photo of our butterfly feeders may help you to follow the instructions...or you could ask one of our wildlife clubbers!

How to make a butterfly feeder

  • First design and decorate a flower head.
  • Then mark the flower head with a UV pen.

(The amazing science bit: Butterflies can see UV and are attracted to it.).

  • Cut out the flower head and laminate it.
  • Use a thin wooden BBQ skewer as a stalk.
  • Fold a piece of plastic straw in half.
  • Cellotape it to the side of the skewer at the top (not pointed end)
  • Next (with an adult) pierce the flower head centre and move it up the skewer to just under the attached plastic straw.
  • Carefully fill the straw with sugared water and place butterfly feeder in ground.

Wait and watch for butterflies.

Also...I love hearing about and seeing all the amazing finds the children bring in to share. This week, Charlie in Base 2 has bought in a little plastic pot containing part of a house martin's egg, a house martin's feather and part of a rabbit's jaw. The teeth were amazing! Piers brought in a very interesting book. We looked at the pages about the sea side, talked about the different sea shells we could see and what lives under the sand at the beech! I'm learning new things all the time from our budding nature lovers!

popular recent articlesAlso in the news

P1110827
B Cador: Thu 27 Jun 6:15am

Thank you to Nantwich Library for launching this year's Summer Reading Challenge in school.Let's get everyone reading over the summer with some fantastic space themed stories for all ages.Just pop into the library to get...

P1110819
B Cador: Thu 27 Jun 6:10am

PC Sharon received a surprise gift on Monday afternoon. Laylee (Y6) had made her a 'Care Package' — a box full of useful things — to help keep PC Sharon 'on the go' in supporting our Wrenbury Community and, most of all, to say 'Thank you'. PC Sharon loved her gift. A very thoughtful gesture, Laylee. Do read Laylee's lovely...

P1110834
Miss Phillips: Wed 26 Jun 9:04pm

What a fantastic evening we have had at Town Sports! Our joint Wrenbury and Sound team were absolutely fantastic throughout both the field and track events! Their behaviour was outstanding and their effort was above and beyond! Well done to all of the children who represented both schools! I are extremely proud to have been at both events with all of the children and all of the staff are proud...

Coming events

Nantwich Primary Schools
Our Tour of Africa
Monday 8th July @ 8:55am
Wrenbury Primary School
African Drumming Day
Monday 8th July @ 9:00am
School

Latest news

P1110827
SPACE Summer Reading Challenge
B Cador: Thu 27 Jun 6:15am
P1110819
A thoughtful gift
B Cador: Thu 27 Jun 6:10am
P1110834
Town Sports 2019
Miss Phillips: Wed 26 Jun 9:04pm
Image: 5FDCDE9B-13FA-4B90-B6A5-ECE87FCA26EF
Boot camp
R Charlesworth: Mon 24 Jun 5:19pm