We enjoyed our conservation tasks at Galley’s Gill – litter picking, lopping, pruning and shrub clearance. We also took thousands of photos of flowers and found so many interesting minibeasts along the way! We really enjoyed the game that we played where we were all given a character to play as we debated a scenario…

We had another in-school session sandwiched between the two trips to Galley’s Gill – getting to grips with wildflower identification! We played some fun games and of course went out into our own school grounds to see what treasures we could stumble across. We were pleasantly surprised with the variety of flower and feel very…

Our first visit to Galley’s Gill was hugely exciting – especially as we had explored it so much using our maps in class. We were able to see important landmarks such as The Minster, and of course the River Wear and Wearmouth bridges. We didn’t realize that Galley’s Gill was so close to the city…

We enjoyed exploring our knowledge and understanding of the history and heritage of our local area, the city of Sunderland and the role played by Galley’s Gill in helping to shape the activities and industry that took place in the region. By drawing out maps we were able to discuss in small groups and as…

We launched the LLL project in our school in February – just prior to the “Beast from the East” (or hysteria from Siberia?!). After our Launch Assembly with Rio we ventured into our school grounds to mark out our wildflower area…the snow and slush played a factor but we managed to agree on a suitable…