Meet the Eco Committee
Our Eco-Warriors are passionate about ensuring our planet’s health is maintained for their and future generations. They were inspired by the campaigning of Greta Thunberg and asked to set up a new committee in order to make a difference on a local level. They have worked hard to implement changes in our school that will impact on the planet’s well-being. Their campaigns have included: providing paper recycling bins and compost bins in each class; and launching a ‘Save Water’ campaign and championing Walk to School Week. Their input also led to changes in our Long-Term rolling programme (which can be found elsewhere on this site); in 2023 the focus for learning in the Summer Term will be environmental issues under the Topic Title: There is no planet B!
Eco Group has finally managed to borrow some ‘grabbers’ and members have been around the school litter picking. Everybody found it great fun, and fascinating when we analysed our findings. With the help of some of the older children, we grouped the categories of litter, and tallied up our data. And we have now found … Read more
Ruby and Martha have been doing some really tricky maths to work out how much electricity we have been using, both before and after our Switch Off Week. They couldn’t believe that we used fewer that HALF the units we usually do during Switch Off Week. Great work, everybody. Let’s keep on ‘switching off’ when … Read more
We offer our congratulations to Ruby who was nominated to participate in the Children’s Parliament as part of the lead up to COP26 on Friday 28th October. Ruby is keenly interested in politics and, as a passionate environmental campaigner, is also a member of our Eco Committee. She was nominated to sit as the member for … Read more
In order to be more environmentally friendly, we would like to reduce waste.If you KEEP your old water bottle in September, you will receive 3 bonus house points! If you KEEP your old lunchbox, you will also receive 3 bonus house points!If you and your family would rather buy new ones, that is fine, although … Read more
Only use water if it’s very important. Turn the taps off. You can stop wasting water if you turn off the taps whilst brushing your teeth. You can reduce your carbon
footprint by using less water. It is better for the Earth, if you want to help try talk to your parents they may have some ideas or search online, there are lots of interesting
websites for you to read.