Boat Project: Ballast Aboard

With the sun shining and the bankers back at work, it was time for Year 4 to roll up their sleeves and get digging!

We arrived at school this morning with a suprise from Mr Goom.  From the early hours, he had been working on the boat and had cut two significant holes in the bottom of the boat.  This was to ensure that we don't have another pond at the front of the school during the winter months!

With the soil from the boat bagged up from yesterday, it was time to set about putting the soil back into the boat, adding grit and compost for good measure. All the children took turns in digging and carrying the soil (and shall probably sleep well tonight!).