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Larkin Community College Neat Streets Presentation

  1. 1. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 In 2010/11 Larkin Community College {LCC} Transition Year {TY} Science students teamed up with 5th class students from Central Model Senior School {CMSS} to carry out a SpringClean Event in a local community park. After a good clean-up studentscelebrated with a small party at LCC & awards for “best litter-picker”.
  2. 2. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12In 2011/12 LCC & CMSS teamed up again but with an additional community link to include three Environmental Society volunteers from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland {TCD}. The program had a collaborative mentoring philosophy whereby students & volunteers from the three schools co-operated to explore responsible attitudes towards sustainable living.
  3. 3. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12Programme EventsAnti-litter InductionLitter PickEco-warrior DesignGreen PlantingLCC Waste Green Flag LaunchCelebration at CMSS http://stupidnfunnytshirtgifts.com
  4. 4. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Anti-litter Induction – 1.30hrsTY students from LCC prepared an anti-litter induction with an introduction aimed at establishing attitudes towards litter, a video about littering, and a series of worksheets. CMSS 5th class were also organised into 4 groups and each agreed on a team name. Fighting for our Country, The Green Kids, The Litter Pickers, Too Cool for Litter
  5. 5. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Litter Pick – 1.30hrsThe litter-pick was arranged from CMSS to LCC via Marlboro Street. Waste was collected & placed in coloured bags for recycling at LCC. The bags were coloured for plastics, metals & general waste items. All students wore gloves & each team had a number of litter-pickers.The waste was weighed and results showed that a majority of the waste was plastic, mainly sweet wrappers, crisp bags & bottles.
  6. 6. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Eco-warrior Design – 3*1.30hrs TY students collaborated with LCC Art teacher Mr. Chivers to design a series of art workshops to help the students of CMSS 5th class to create their own Eco- warrior animation figure. Animation skills were taught and each student created an eco-warrior character.Colour & warrior names were added and the class created an extensive portfolio of eco- warrior characters.
  7. 7. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Green Planting – 3*1.30hrsTCD Environmental Society volunteers gave 2 planting workshops to LCC TY students, one at LCC and one at TCD as part of their Green Week celebrations.LCC TY students collaborated with CMSS to design a planting strategy around their class room. A planting workshop was given to the 5th class students. The ground was cleared of weeds and planting achieved on a very wet but excellent planting day.
  8. 8. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 LCC & TCD Green Week
  9. 9. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 LCC & TCD Green Week
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  11. 11. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12LCC Waste Green Flag Launch – 1*3hrsMinister Costello launched LCC’s first green flag for waste on 21 March 2012.It was a whole school event with guests from education, business & community members. Special guests included the CDVEC CEO & Education Officer, Adult Education Officer and local Principals & Teachers The VIPs were CMSS 5th class.
  12. 12. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 LCC Green Week
  13. 13. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 LCC Green Week
  14. 14. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Green Flag Launch
  15. 15. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Green Flag Launch
  16. 16. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Green Flag Launch
  17. 17. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Green Flag Launch
  18. 18. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Green Flag Launch
  19. 19. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Celebration at CMSS– 1*1.30hrs As a celebration of the Neat Streets programme 2011/12 the Principal & HomeSchool Liaison Officer of CMSS, Mr. Coll & Ms. Goss, cooked a fabulous breakfast ofbacon & sausages, toast & biscuits with plenty of tea & coffee for all LCC TY students & Ms. Conway. Yummy!
  20. 20. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 The Final Reward – 1*3hrs Due to prior commitments, the President ofIreland, was unable to attend the launch LCC’s first Green Flag but later invited the Green Schools Committee to attend an event in Áras an Uachtaráin on 23 May 2012.It was a good year & a great programme raising awareness about litter & waste and fosteringstrong community collaboration & participation. It was great working with so many people.
  21. 21. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 LCC Green Week
  22. 22. Larkin Community College Neat Streets 2011/12 Thank You All
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