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St Michael's Middle School

School Wildlife Pond

A time line showing  the pond's development over 10 months.

  • Mosaic artwork

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    Mosaic artwork
  • An emperor dragonfly

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    An emperor dragonfly
  • Azure damselfly

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    Azure damselfly
  • Small red damselfly

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    Small red damselfly
  • An Emperor dragonfly

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    An Emperor dragonfly
  • Before

    The old unused, unloved adventure playground area

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    Before
    The old unused, unloved adventure playground area
  • Before

    The old unused, unloved adventure playground area

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    Before
    The old unused, unloved adventure playground area
  • Before

    The old unused, unloved adventure playground area

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    Before
    The old unused, unloved adventure playground area
  • Digging

    Busy with the digger

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    Digging
    Busy with the digger
  • Busy with the digger

    Busy with the digger moving the wildlife log pile

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    Busy with the digger
    Busy with the digger moving the wildlife log pile
  • Dug

    A dug pond

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    Dug
    A dug pond
  • Adding the underlay, recycled old carpets

    Adding the underlay, recycled old carpets

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    Adding the underlay, recycled old carpets
    Adding the underlay, recycled old carpets
  • Adding the underlay, recycled old carpets

    Adding the underlay, recycled old carpets

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    Adding the underlay, recycled old carpets
    Adding the underlay, recycled old carpets
  • Marking out the liner

    Marking out the liner

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    Marking out the liner
    Marking out the liner
  • Adding the spoil to create banks

    Adding the spoil to create banks

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    Adding the spoil to create banks
    Adding the spoil to create banks
  • Water!

    A wet autumn provided the water

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    Water!
    A wet autumn provided the water
  • A full pond

    A full pond

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    A full pond
    A full pond
  • A living willow fence

    A living willow fence

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    A living willow fence
    A living willow fence
  • The old bikeshed

    The old bikeshed

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    The old bikeshed
    The old bikeshed
  • Mural in progress

    Mural in progress

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    Mural in progress
    Mural in progress
  • Mural complete with gold ringed dragon fly

    Mural complete with gold ringed dragon fly

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    Mural complete with gold ringed dragon fly
    Mural complete with gold ringed dragon fly
  • A few plants added

    A few plants added

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    A few plants added
    A few plants added
  • A work in progress dipping platform

    A dipping platform created from the old climbing wall

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    A work in progress dipping platform
    A dipping platform created from the old climbing wall
  • Enthusiastic volunteer Lucy

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    Enthusiastic volunteer Lucy
  • Enthusiastic volunteers Lucy, Anna and Gilly

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    Enthusiastic volunteers Lucy, Anna and Gilly
  • Enthusiastic volunteers Lucy, Anna and Gilly

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    Enthusiastic volunteers Lucy, Anna and Gilly
  • Red campion

    Plants in flower

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    Red campion
    Plants in flower
  • Art work

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    Art work
  • Water iris

    Water iris

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    Water iris
    Water iris
  • Looking like a wildlife pond now

    Looking like a wildlife pond now

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    Looking like a wildlife pond now
    Looking like a wildlife pond now
  • More plants and six months later

    More plants and six months later

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    More plants and six months later
    More plants and six months later
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