Category Archives: Eco Council

RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch in rectory Park

Today we took part in the RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch in rectory Park, counting and recording the different bird species we saw in Rectory Park. Although it was very chilly, we saw lots of different species, even a Heron! Well done Eco-Council, I was very proud of you today! Here are our results: 10x Blackbirds […]

Thank you for the stamps!

Thanks so much for all your stamps! In our meeting today we went around the school as ‘Green Police’ checking how environmentally friendly our classes were. Smiley faces were awarded to classrooms where the lights had been turned off when empty, the rubbish was in the correct bins (with paper in the re-cycling bin) etc. Watch […]

Collecting used stamps

In the run up to Christmas we are collecting used stamps for the charity Oxfam. Please could you save any stamps that you get on your Christmas cards and send them in to school? This year we in competition with Whitehouse Common and Coppice Primary Schools to see which school can collect the most – […]

Welcome!

Hi and welcome to our new Hollyfield Eco-Council members! We had our first meeting at lunchtime today and we were all bursting with excitement and ideas of how to be environmentally friendly. Watch this space!

The Water Bar is open!

The Eco-Council are running the Water Bar this week to encourage children to drink healthy drinks rather than fizzy and sugary drinks. There are lots of flavours to try: strawberry and raspberry, lemon and lime, and orange.  This year we are raising money for WaterAid, a charity which helps to bring fresh drinking water and […]

Green Fashion Show

Everyone who made a costume at today’s Green Fashion Show was AWESOME! Here are the overall winners. Waste Week has been lots of fun, and a great chance to think about our responsibility to look after the environment. Remember the 3R’s: REDUCE, RE-USE and RECYCLE!