National Press!

National Press!

Our school grounds have been shortlisted for the final of Cultivation Street. The entry focuses on the ways in which we garden for wildlife and come together as a whole school team to look after this beautiful world. So to all of you who have watered, weeded, counted the wildlife, made homes for creatures, attended Hive meetings […]

Goodbye Summer

Goodbye Summer

A reminder of our grounds, looking their best, in summertime. Time to plant bee friendly bulbs now and look forward to spring! Thank you to Mr Livermore for taking this great image of the meadow.

Grow Bags Win National Competition!

Grow Bags Win National Competition!

New visitors to St Alban’s in 2019

New visitors to St Alban’s in 2019

Neither the thick legged flower beetle or the ashy mining bee are rare but we have not had them at St Alban’s until this year. Both are “Quest Species” for our XPolli project so it’s wonderful to have finally attracted them. Hive will find out which plants are likely to encourage them to stay!  

Pollinator Superstars!

Pollinator Superstars!

Take a look at how Lucas and his family are helping to save pollinators. Hello Pollinators, We have very exciting news to tell you – we do not have a big garden at all, however we have added a little bee hotel and planted lots of lovely bee and butterfly friendly plants, some mixed packets […]

Bees' Needs 3!

Bees’ Needs 3!

Set free in Liberty!

Set free in Liberty!

A very short walk from the Carnaby arch is Liberty of London. All the best celebrations should be toasted!

Bees’ Needs Champions

Bees’ Needs Champions

Our 3rd award was presented by Lord Gardiner of Kimble, with Alan Mak MP, in attendance. The award recognises the efforts of Hive in spreading the message, far and wide, of how we can all help pollinators.

Pond Rescue!

Pond Rescue!

A huge thank you to the Friends of the Hermitage Stream who transformed the pond area yesterday.