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The butterflies are released!

This week we came into school to find that all the butterflies has successfully emerged from their chrysalids which caused great excitement! We observed them for a couple of days, feeding them bananas, oranges and sugary water. Then on Wednesday … Continue reading

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We have our first butterfly!!

On Monday 17th September the first caterpillar had turned into a chrysalis and the rest of the caterpillars followed over the next 24 hours. They were then transferred from the cup to the net butterfly garden to continue their metamorphosis … Continue reading

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More caterpillars!!!

In the Summer term we studied the life cycle of Painted Lady Butterflies through watching 5 caterpillars grow and develop. ┬áSadly only 2 successfully emerged as butterflies and so we have been sent a new batch of caterpillars. Look how … Continue reading

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