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Showing news for June 2010.

Oakhurst First School Not Giving Up!

Oakhurst First School (West Moors) are doing well to persevere in the Basepoint Sunflower growing contest. Jayne Lovegrove from Oakhurst First explains “I'm sorry to say that they have not been a huge success as firstly we lost about 20 plants which got scorched and died in the greenhouse, then we have suffered with greenfly! However we are persevering and there are a few which are beginning to look much healthier!” Indeed they are, as seen on the attached photo of one of the children proudly watering their chosen Sunflower, which today stands at 32cm – there is still time to catch up, so Good Luck!

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Basepoint’s little bloomers are starting to flourish!

Canterbury schools who are participating in a sunflower competition as part Basepoint’s “join us and grow” campaign are beginning to see some excellent results, with their sunflowers bursting into bloom after just a matter of weeks. St Alphege Church of England Primary School currently has the biggest plant out of the schools participating in the Canterbury area, measuring almost a metre in height.

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Basepoint’s little bloomers are starting to flourish!

Ipswich schools who are participating in a sunflower competition as part of Basepoint’s “join us and grow” campaign are beginning to see some excellent results, with their sunflowers bursting into bloom after just a matter of weeks. So far, of the schools participating in Ipswich, the tallest sunflower measuring 90cm, belongs to St Mary’s Nursery School, but St Mary’s Catholic Primary School are close behind, with their plant standing at 87cm.

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Circuit of Portsmouth Complete

On probably the hottest day of the year so far Andrew completed the Portsmouth Big Bike Ride that saw entrants complete a full circuit of Portsea Island raising funds for The Royal British Legion.

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