Science Beyond the Classroom
Science and the Wider Community
Year 5 and 6 are working with an artist, Kate Munro, and three other schools to raise awareness of the challenges faced by farmers and scientists to maintain a balance between feeding an increasing population and maintaining biodiversity. We have focused on the barberry carpet moth and the problems with wheat rust. The children produced artwork which Kate Munro used to create a sculpture. See below for the beautiful sculpture she created, using our artwork as her inspiration. Lots of the children were very excited to see their designs transformed into the finished product. The sculpture is currently on display in the orchard and the ambassadors are giving talks about it morning and afternoons to parents and staff. We were extra excited to see that the place we chose to display it has wild wheat which you can see in some of the photos! The project is also linked with the Dippy the Diplodocus tour to be hosted at Norwich Cathedral from the 13th July as it highlights the vulnerable of nature to extinction.