Wilmington Academy students buzzing after bee keeper visit

On weds 24th January, local bee keeper David Rea visited Wilmington Academy’s year 9 students bringing along hibernating Leaf cutter Bees that the students were able to closely study and have a real hands on experience.

Horticulture is working with The University of Sussex carrying out studies and recording data on solitary bees, Leafcutter and Red Mason Bees, this will continue through to the summer months.

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