Welbourne Primary School play their part The Woodberry Wetlands


On the morning of April 30th, 15 students from the Welbourne Primary School set off on the bus to Woodberry Wetlands for their Play Your Part day.

Amongst newly built apartment buildings, we discovered a small nature reserve full of life!

We met Sarah, a Nature Steward who gave us a lot of information about the London Nature Trust and Woodberry wetlands. We discussed the 3 pillars of the Nature Stewards; learning about nature, protecting nature and sharing knowledge of nature with others.

We were then split into two groups. One group was tasked with building a bug hotel by cutting sticks, collecting materials and fitting them into a wooden structure. The other group was tasked with carrying logs in order to create a log pile home.

The purpose of both activities was to create a lovely home for wildlife in the wetlands! Each group contributed to both projects over the course of the morning. It was great to work outdoors and we saw some great examples of team work, communication and resilience!

After a well-deserved lunch in the sun, we went back to school to work on presentations about wildlife conservation in our local community. We heard an amazing poem by Emily* and discovered some great poster-making skills!

A BIG Thank You to everyone at Woodbury Wetlands for having us!

The names in this post have been changed to protect the privacy of students.

To find out more about how your students could get involved with the Yes Futures Programmes, please contact Sophie, Impact Manager: sophie@yesfutures.org, 07908 687779 or visit our website.

If you're interested in becoming a Play Your Part partner, please contact Helena, Head of Programmes: helena@yesfutures.org.


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