Part of the focus has been on beach and marine litter with workshops undertaken with the GRAB trust and developing their outdoor space as a resource for learning and recreation. They have also been improving their natural habitat for birds and insects. The children’s health and wellbeing has also been a major focus with the installation of a play/climbing frame to provide exercise and role play whilst outside.
Enterprising Primary 6 pupils at Rhu put their digital heads together and came up with a charitable and eco-friendly plan to support the Helensburgh Foodbank at Christmas time. The children collected a total of 305 items in just two weeks by establishing their Christmas-e-Greetings company in the school. The scheme involved pupils buying a digital greeting card which was displayed on the TV’s in the foyer and hall during December. Instead of exchanging money for the greeting, the pupils brought in items of food for the foodbank.