‘This has been an amazing experience for our school. Thank you for providing this service. It has not only brought our whole school community together, it has generated many discussions both in school & for our families at home.’
‘The whole school became involved watching the progress on our school learning platform, video clips and regular visits.’
‘Has brought the whole school community together. All ages have identified with the whole Programme – adults, parents, children, siblings, nursery…Perfect!
‘Children were fascinated to see eggs hatch into chicks. They used lots of imagination, exploration and language’.
‘Great real-life experience – memories for life.’
‘Children throughout the school were enthralled by the whole process of hatching chicks as we set up a webcam the incubator. The reception class loved the caring for living things side of the experience. I have always been impressed by the way the Programme is set up.’
‘Brilliant! We made a film about the life cycle.’
‘Children were fascinated & it inspired lots to want to write.’
‘The whole school has had an incredibly beneficial experience.’
‘Always wonderful as the ‘Wow’ factor. It encourages children to talk and is a platform for much learning.’
‘Wonderful for language development, Science, writing inspiration, caring for each others/animals…’
‘Very beneficial in terms of well-being, self-esteem, caring for a living creature’
‘A very enjoyable and educational resource – the children were enthralled, Engaging older Children and Raising the Profile of Science Within The School’
‘The Programme impacted on the children’s speech development & awareness of the wider world.’
‘Very easy Programme and good instructions’
’Very educational, created lots of awe and wonder as well as good questions.’
‘Seeing the eggs hatch is a fantastic opportunity and a well-loved tradition in our school. It promotes many areas of our EYFS curriculum. Thank you for another brilliant learning opportunity!’
‘We have had Living Eggs for many years. The Programme is amazing. The children love the hands-on learning and it’s all very positive for Staff, children and parents. It helps settle new children.
‘Great learning experience for all the children which created great use of language, understanding of the world & number work & writing.’
‘The Programme inspired children’s writing and improved their knowledge and understanding of life cycles and how to care for and look after animals.’
‘All pupils at the Centre were involved – brought out the softer side of our more troubled pupils’
‘Accessible to whole school who were all engaged and motivated’
‘Absolutely fantastic and can’t wait to do it again next year.’
‘Whole school interest & community involvement.
Lots of language from children with speech and language difficulties’
’It was beneficial to the children’s learning as they learnt about lifecycles and focused on the experience with a range of activities over the two weeks.’
‘Supported and enhanced delivery of Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.’
It’s a brilliant Programme. Our class loved the experience and we shared the experience with the rest of the school.
‘Perfect for Primary-aged children – from the Nursery upwards. Even the local Community is often involved’.
‘Helps support our Creative Curriculum.’
‘Having the chicks helps the children to open up and talk excitedly about what they see (even the quiet ones)’.