Larch Class and Rowan Class
How to identify a Larch tree
- Larch trees are conifers.
- In spring, the leaves of a larch tree are a bright green colour but in autumn they turn golden yellow.
- They have clusters or 'tufts' of short needles on its twiggy branches.
- They have upright cones.
How to identify a Rowan tree
- The leaves grow on alternate pairs on the twig.
- Rowan trees generally only grow to around 10 metres tall.
- A rowan tree has berries which ripen to a red colour.
- The bark is smooth, shiny and grey.
Welcome back! We hope you had a lovely break.
Our topic this term is Survival and we will be studying the following books:
- 'Way Home' by Libby Hathorn
- 'Street Child' by Berlie Doherty
- 'Ice Trap! Shackleton's Incredible Expedition' by Meredith Hooper
- 'Shackleton's Journey' by William Grill