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Eco Schools

 

 At St John’s CE Primary School we are proud to announce that the Eco Committee is currently working hard to achieve the silver award for Eco-Schools. The Eco-Schools programme is designed to raise environmental awareness among young people and is run by the environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.

 

On Friday 30th November 2018, St John’s CE primary School earned the Bronze Eco Schools Award (see our certificate below).  The Eco Champions have worked very hard with staff and pupils raising awareness of how, as a school, we can become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. 

The programme focuses on ten important global topics:

The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 1 Biodiversity
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 2 Energy
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 3 Global Citizenship
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 4 Healthy Living
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 5 Litter
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 6 Marine
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 7 School Grounds
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 8 Transport
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 9 Waste
The programme focuses on ten important global topics: 10 Water

On Tuesday 4th December 2018 the Eco Champions visited Amey Waste Management Park in Waterbeach. The visit included a guided tour of the waste management park, where the children learnt about the different composting and recycling processes. The visit also gave us the opportunity to think about waste and the possibilities of reducing, reusing and recycling.

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