Beautiful Brassicas

This week we planted plug plants in the garden with Ben. We planted cabbage, kale and spinach. These are winter plants. We put our plants under cloches to protect them from the rain, wind and frost. We learnt about plants that are called brassicas and found out that kale and cabbage are both brassicas. Brassicas […] Read more »

Making Compost

How great are compost heaps?! We have been learning about composting today. We watched a program about composting. It taught us how to compost and about the benefits of using a compost heap in College. We have 3 of them in our College garden. This morning Jamie and Ben brushed up the leaves in the […] Read more »

Pumpkin Soup

Today we harvested our Sixth Form Pumpkin. We harvested the pumpkin from our College garden. We scooped the seeds out of the pumpkin and put them to roast in the oven on a tray. We cut the pumpkin in half and chopped it up. We chopped up an onion and fried it in a little […] Read more »

Welcome to the New School Year

Welcome to the start of another year here at Mayfield. We hope you all had a lovely Summer. The pupils have returned to school eager to learn and settle into their new classes. Some have enjoyed their first Forest School experience, where they created ‘nature memory sticks’. The pupils have been busy in their classrooms […] Read more »