Over the coming year the Green council planto achieve the following:- but we need yourhelp and support for them to be fullysuccessful.
Every year is important atHawes Side but this year we also need to renew our Green Flag.
Ask children in our Ask children in our classes to use theclasses to make more Green council Bloguse of the suggestion more. boxes in school. Develop the Green Council Blog to include more resources and ideas for use by teachers, children and our parents at home.
Mr Livesey and the council will run asecond sustainability conference for all primary schools in Blackpool in Junenext year sharing what we have learnt with the community. To organise a community litter pick, or help tidy a community garden.
Increase the Increase thevariety of plants variety of in the school wildlife gardens. habitats in school. To purchase a Improve greenhouse to provision for extend the birds –growing season. feeding and nesting. Create information pages Involve more about the plants we grow children and and have in school parents in gardening
We need to get back in the habit of Switching off lights and appliances when not needed. Learn about different methods of energy production in class. TO APPOINTPOWER RANGERS TO PROMOTEENERGY SAVING! Take part in Switch off Fortnight 2012
Use the school respect tokensystem to rewardgood behaviour – ie people using the litter bins To organise regular Design posters to litter picks and also encourage others to conduct a BIG TIDY not drop litter. UP in April
To launch the walk to school scheme which compliments our Golden Boot Challenge. uses the which rewards children and classes for sustainable travel to school. To encourage more children to cycle or scooter to school.
To reduce the amount of materials consumed by school especially paper.To reduce the amount of waste produced by school . Increase the amount of recycling that goes on in school. More about that in a minute!
To reduce theamount of water consumed by school.
To build on our linkswith international schools in China, Europe and To become a Fair Africa to discuss global trade School.environmental issues and actions. Children to learn and understand about global environmental issues and how all our actions count. To understand the global view.
With support of the School council andhealthy school group promote healthy lifestyle in school Increase the number of green plants in school
No we haven’t gone crazy! These things will raisemoney for the Green Council
Take tooth brushes and toothpaste tubes for example.Most of you will use at least 8 of these a year!In most homes there are at least 3 people.So that’s 24 per family.We have over 550 families in this school.So that would be 13,200 per year.School gets 2p per brush or tube.This would make £264 .EASY!
Take any McVities biscuit wrappers.Most families have at least 1 packet a week.There are 52 weeks in a yearWe have over 550 families in this school.So that would be 28600 per year.School gets 2p per brush or tube.This would make £572 .EASY!
It is the same for each of these other pieces of waste.