Accrington St. Christopher’s Summer Update

Over the past year our Roots & Shoots group has flourished.

Logo: Pledge 4 Veg

Our nationally recognized Pledge 4 Veg campaign was an amazing success. For those of you who haven’t heard of Pledge 4 Veg it was an initiative thought up by some of our year 8 pupils who decided that they wanted to make a huge change in our community, so we started asking people in the local area to sign a promise that they would grow veg over the next year the following film explains all…

The final stage of Pledge 4 Veg was to give everyone who came to our annual Summer Eco Fair a free pot with veg growing in it. Lancashire County Council are rolling this project out across all of Lancashire as a model.

This Year we have also:

  • earned our Eco Schools ‘Green Flag Award’,

  • been nominated as TES ‘Outstanding Sustainable School’,
  • won a local competition called the ‘It’s Our Planet Awards’ in the Green Building Category for our new sixth form centre the ‘Crossland Building’

Some pictures from our annual Summer Eco Fair:

Roots & Shoots Awards

Has your school been helping people, animals or the environment? Post a story about it online and win an award!

If you post a story about your school's work here on the www.rootsnshoots.org.uk website you will be eligible for a Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots Award and the chance to be invited to this year's awards ceremony to meet Dr. Jane in person. You can write about your experiences completing one of our activities or anything else that your school has been doing to help people, animals or the environment.

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