The job of our Eco Team is to try to make our school as sustainable as possible. That means we try to look after the world around us and make sure that we don’t damage it.
The children on our team are chosen by each class in September. Each class votes to choose a boy and girl in their class who will represent them on the Eco Team. They meet to work on what else we can do to make our school more sustainable.
Every year our Eco Team decides together 2 or 3 areas they want to focus on throughout the year. They chose between:
Earth Hour this year was on Saturday 26th March 2022, between 8.30 and 9.30 pm. In school, classes joined in in different ways.
Reception read a book based on Greta Thunberg and talked about what she said – ‘No one is too small to make a difference!’ – even us! We then used old veggies, rescued from a kindly local greengrocer who was throwing them away, to print pictures of animals and where they lived. Mrs Horscroft left her car at home…
In Years 1 and 2, the children produced these thoughtful pieces of work and Year 1 gave our Earth a well deserved hug!
Some of us joined in at home as a family, turning off our lights to highlight the issue of climate change.
Watch the official highlights here…
Have a look at some of these WWF ideas you could try at home…
‘Now in the village of Ecclefechan and heading to Lockerbie today. Tonight we are in a village hall a few miles south of Carlisle, 17 days into my pilgrim walk. The children’s patches have been sewn inside the “Coat of Hopes” to protect inked patches from the weather.
Our Eco Team are completing a series of challenges to help act on Climate Change.
Have a look at what they’ve been getting up to…
Their first challenge was Whistling Winds
After they investigated how we (and other animals) stay warm and explored the draughts around their homes, they came up with some innovative solutions! Can you spot them?
Have a look at just some of the other projects our school has been involved in…
Green Procurement Policy 2018 – 2019
Green Procurement policy document can be found on the School Policies page.
Have a look at some of these fantastic environmental websites…
Join the Pod Now run by Wastebuster a not-for-profit community interest company.
Look in the Student Zone to find lots of useful information, activities, movies and games to help you learn all about energy, biodiversity, climate science and much more.