As part of our Duke of Edinburgh Award funded allotment area, alongside growing crops (and building the surrounding infrastructure to support crop-growing) we are trying to ensure the space is as wildlife-life friendly as possible.

With this in mind, our students and staff (Mr Spurrier, Mrs Mason) have constructed a large bug house / hotel as shown below:

Whilst this is a worthy cause to spend time on, the students participating also have earned AQA accreditation for their CVs.

For more information about the benefits of specific areas dedicated to insects in your garden or other green space, please read this webpage on the RSPB website.