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Our Eco Missions

These are some of the things our school has done to help improve our planet:

 

July 2019 Whole School Climate Change Rally - speeches, songs, dance, protests
May 2019 Walk to School Week
Spring 2019 Cleared and improved second quad to be used as an outdoor cooking area
January 2019 Switch Off Fortnight
Summer 2018 Raising Awareness to recycle at the POWA summer fayre
Spring 2018 Reducing waste further in our school - locked print for teachers
May 2018 Walk to School Week
Spring 2018 Monitoring birds in our grounds
December 2017 Switch Off Fortnight
Autumn 2017 Big Hitchin Tidy Up
Summer 2017 Cleared and improved first quad to be used as a nurture garden for all children
Spring 2017 Big Hitchin Tidy Up
January 2017 Signed up to Terracycle scheme - Dead Pen boxes installed in each class.
December 2016 Switch off Fortnight
Spring 2016

Introduce Green Mixed Recycling Bins in classrooms

   
   

 

 

This year, we will be working on improving our school environment, especially outside areas. This has already started with a regular Litter-picking rota that any child can sign up for.

 

WHAT ELSE DO WE DO TO HELP THE ENVIRONMENT AT WILSHERE-DACRE?

Following a review of paper wastage in classrooms, ALL STAFF now have to print on a 'locked print' (which means the paper only comes out when they type their code in) - a small change, but reminds us to: THINK BEFORE WE PRINT!


If you have any further suggestions or ideas for future missions, please do not hesitate to speak to any of the eco councillors or Mrs Parker.

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