Year 2 Pond Dipping

29 June 2018

This week Year 2 spent a sunny morning in the School Millennium Garden. They enjoyed pond dipping and hunting for mini-beasts. The children were very excited to find some newts in the pond, and a very wriggly water beetles! During their investigation of the natural habitat some beautiful turquoise dragonflies were also spotted!

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