Together: Learning and being our best.
The Eco Schools programme is an international
initiative that encourages pupils to engage with environmental and
The programme is a learning resource and topic
areas include: Litter, waste Minimisation, Transport, Healthy
Living, Energy, Water, School Grounds and Global Citizenship. Our
Eco committee consists of at least 2 representatives from each
class from year 2 to year 6, 2 members of the Governing body and is
run by Miss Lewis.
The purpose of Eco Schools is to extend
learning beyond the classroom and develop responsible citizenship
attitudes both at home and in the wider community. Eco Schools
encourage pupils to take key roles in decision-making and
participation in order to reduce the environmental impact on our
Since September 2006 our Eco Committee has
been very successful; we have achieved all our Eco Schools awards
from bronze, silver and green flag status.
In the coming year we aim to develop our
garden and pond area to encourage wildlife. We are currently
working towards becoming a Fair Trade School, we sell Fair trade
fruit for our snacks, and buy Fair trade tea, coffee and sugar.