Help Us to recycle old pens

We have started a box in school to collect used pens, felt-tip pens, highlighters, board markers and tippex. It is outside Tiger classroom.

The old writing instruments will be taken to Ryman’s in Shrewsbury and terra-cycled by BIC. The plastic will be re-purposed into litter bins, watering cans and seating.

You can bring in your old pens from home too!

Recycle your crisp packets here!

We are collecting empty crisp packets at school to raise money for the Shrewsbury Ark charity. When a certain weight is reached, they get sent to Walkers who then recycle them.

It would be great if you could send in your empty packets from home please.

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Information:

Walkers® offers a simple and free crisp packet recycling scheme, which accepts all brands.

This is now the largest and fastest-growing scheme of its type in the UK, with more than 1,600 public drop-off locations nationwide. In fact, there is a public drop-off location within 4 miles of 80% of UK households.

Results from your environmental review – Mrs W

Thank you for completing the environmental review with your class. Now that we are all back in school, we can look at working on some of the areas you identified. I will summarise the results below.

These are the main issues that we can start to try and improve at our school:

Energy:
too many devices are left on standby, like computer monitors, laptops and plugs;
we don’t use any renewable sources of energy, like solar or wind;
we don’t take part in any national energy saving initiatives.

Marine:
we don’t ban straws, balloons or single use plastic at school.

Waste:
we could make better use of the compost bins;
teachers use too much paper and laminate too much;
we could recycle much more of our rubbish.

Healthy Living:
we need to grow more of our own fruit and vegetables.

Biodiversity:
Do we encourage wild flowers, bees and insects? Do we have a wild flower area?

Which are the most important things to work on?
Have you got any ideas? Write them in the comments!

Anyone in the school can comment please and let the ECO-CHAMPIONS know!

Vote for the Eco-Champions badge

Well done to the eco-champions for working hard on a badge logo. Please could you comment below as to which badge design you think we should use for our new eco-champions to wear? Choose a number, or tell us a couple if you can’t decide! Thanks.

Ariana how you can help

To help our world here are 3 steps :
Ride your bike to school instead of a car ?‍♀️?
Have quick showers to not waste water?
And pick up litter people have dropped?

Ariana’s Presentation

Ariana in year 5 has made a presentation for her class today encouraging them to help collect litter. Are you able to help her?

New Eco-Champions Elected

Thank you for your lovely letters and expressions of interest in helping us to become and eco-school.

Our new Eco-Champions are:

Owen and Ameila – panda class

Ben and Blake – tiger class

Eloise and Amber – rhino class

Ariana and Lily – jaguar class

Lily and Ariana – hello

We’re really happy to be eco-champions.

Do you think we waste paper at school?