P2 have been out in the field digging as part of ECO.
Earth Hour is on Saturday 30th March between 8.30pm and 9.30pm. To take part in this global effort to reduce global warming is so easy from home – just switch your house lights off for an hour!
FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT ACTIVITIES
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight (25 Feb-10 March 2019), the Eco/Fairtrade Group has organised for each class in school to find out about the work of Fairtrade and to carry out activities based on a Fairtrade product they will be researching, using resources from the ‘Fairtrade Foundation’ website http://www.fairtrade.org.uk This will help us on our journey to becoming a FairAchiever School.
CLASS TOPIC ALLOCATION
NURSERY AND P1 CLASSES – GINGER
P2 – SUGAR
P3/2 – FLOWERS AND HONEY
P4/3 – COCOA (the 2019 focus and it links to chocolate)
P4 – AS ABOVE
P5 – COFFEE
P6 – TEA
P6/5 – BANANAS
P7A – COTTON (CAN LINK WITH P7B ACTIVITIES ALSO)
P7B – FAIRTRADE FOOTBALLS AND CLOTHING (SPORTSWEAR ETC)
* CLASS COMPETITION – which class can collect the most ‘FAIRTRADE LOGOS’ from food packaging found at home? Pupils should bring the little logos from any products you may buy in to class – these will be stored carefully and counted up on Monday 1 April, before the end of term. Prize to be awarded to winning class. The competition should begin officially from 25 February. All forms of the Fairtrade logo accepted – some are black/white, larger/smaller. The logos can be found on many products in local supermarkets eg coffee, tea, bananas, biscuits, sweets, chocolate, clothing, flowers and more.
* FAIRTRADE FOOTBALL MATCH – a friendly match is planned for a future date between pupils from Noblehill and Georgetown Primaries (P5-7 age range). Our school Fairtrade football will be used for this promotional event and it is hoped to provide Fairtrade refreshments at Half-Time. More news soon.
Thanks from Mrs F Boyom (Teacher)
Congratulations to our new Head Boy and Girl for 2018…
…and our new House Captains and Vice – Captains!
We have also welcomed new pupils on to our Eco Committee…
and Pupil Council
Our new Junior Road Safety Officers
Good Luck to you all in your new roles!