Nov 242014

On Friday we all went down to the beach for a beach clean.  The storms last week had uncovered lots of plastic bags down near the water line but within an hour the beach was looking good again.

Nov 172014

At their Joint Sessions, the Pre-5 unit and P1/2 have been learning about the 3rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.  They enjoyed making fabulous pictures using their unusual art materials – straws, pompoms, beads, lolly sticks….but no glue!  This means that the material is not wasted but reused each time.  Children took pictures of their art instead.

Nov 172014

The Pre-5 unit and P1/2 made their own Eco Superheroes that are going to save the world.  They discovered that they can be eco-heroes too and decided what they could do to help the planet.  Check out their ideas on the noticeboard….and add your own. Look out for the Green Eco Hero in nursery!

Nov 172014

This was our first eco meeting with the new committee.

1. Welcome

2. We met everyone and found out about our roles.

3. Action Plan – We went over the action plan.  For the next meeting we have to decide what we want to start with.  We will start with 3 action points.

4. Green Flag – Our assessment is on 24.11.14.  We will decide what we need to do at the next meeting.

5. Getting the whole school involved – we talked about ways to get everyone involved.  New noticeboard.  Eco-assembly. New eco-code in all classes.

6. Action to be taken

Eco-committee to decide action points.

Anwen to come up with fundraising ideas.

Mrs Harrison to arrange date of eco assembly.

Media group to make eco code posters.

Secretary to arrange photos of everyone for the wall.

7. Next meeting 23.10.14

Oct 302014

At the Pre-5 and P1/2 joint session the children were learning about recycling.  They sorted materials and decided which could be recycled.  They looked for the triangular recycling marks on the plastics and discovered lots of different numbers – because there are lots of different types of plastics.  These can all go in our pink recycling bags at home!

Oct 302014

The new eco committee held their first eco assembly.  Eco monitors from each class reported to the school what had been happening in their classes – even our Pre-5 eco monitor who closes the door, switches off the light and helps take the fruit peelings to the worms!  The committee shared their ideas for the coming year with the school.

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