Eco club meets every Monday. We are currently working towards achieving the bronze and silver Eco schools award. After completing the initial audit, we chose to start by focusing on the following three areas: biodiversity, school grounds and water (see the attached action plan for more information). We have already made a start refreshing our existing school garden by planting some lavender to attract the bees as well as planting some onions and beans to enjoy at a later date. We have also taken part in regular litter picks to ensure our school grounds are kept litter free, made bird kebabs and bird feeders from recycled materials and carried out an investigation into whether or not the conkers we collected from our conker tree would make a good laundry detergent.
Welsh Water have visited our school to lead an assembly on ways to save water and to run some workshops with some of the KS2 classes.
We have also joined the Herefordshire Schools Recycling project and are looking forward to receiving our coloured bins soon so that we can start collecting our chosen materials (more information to follow shortly). We may even get a visit from William the Bull if we are lucky, when we will be able to help add to his collection of bottle tops.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any ideas you think could be useful or if you would like more information about any of the activities we have completed.