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Chestnut (Y1&Y2)


Each class at Drybrook Primary is named after a tree natively found in the Forest of Dean. Chestnut class is home to Years 1 and 2. Chestnut trees are often used to symbolise honesty and integrity. Being honest is a characteristic we consider important, no matter what the circumstance. The children in Chestnut class pride themselves in being honest.

Here are some fun facts about Chestnut trees:

  • In ancient Greece, the European chestnut was dedicated to Zeus, the chief god.
  • Chestnut trees produce tasty nuts and useful wood. 
  • There are four species, or types, of a chestnut tree: American, European, Chinese, and Japanese. They are related to oak and beech trees.
  • Chestnut trees can grow to a height of about 100 feet.

Here is a tour of Chestnut class...


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