Daily Archives: May 15, 2019

The eco committee’s plan(s) of action

List of what we do in Pinewood to help the environment

The eco committee have been busy taking stock of all the things we do at Pinewood to help the environment. As you can see from the lists above we do a lot! But, not content to rest on their laurels, the eco committee (group 6) plus some of group 2 went for a walk round the local area to spot what else they could do to help the environment. They spotted lots of things they would like to improve:

  • Reduce the litter around school by doing even more litter picks
  • Give the park benches and signs a good clean
  • Tidy away fallen logs and branches so that the council landscape team can mow the grass more easily
  • Contact the dog warden to get new dog poo signs and dog poo bags for the park

It is now up to the committee to decide which of these things they would like to do first. I imagine it won’t be long before they are back out getting things done. Keep an eye out for them!

Recycled rockets

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Groups 1 and 2 have had a rip-roaring time this week with their recycled rockets. The pupils used old juice bottles to make water powered rockets and had a great time shooting them across the playground. In this photo Matthew is just preparing to launch his rocket using a foot pump. He pumped it so full of air that when the water exploded out his rocket almost hit the roof! In the video clip (link above) Ethan is enjoying launching his rocket. Recycling and physics in one go – you’ve got to love it!

Group 1 try out their recycled juice bottle rockets