Now that we have our food technology garden this has given all our students the opportunity to interact with their environment and gain experience in working with plants. Here are a few photos of our ARB students, some of our more vunerable students, who each week receive training on the variety of areas in the […]
As part of the Leadership training for our Environmental leaders, over 20 students took part in a plant identification session today with Cate Holliday, our expert ecologist. After having developed a key for tree identification, students then used the key to identify the trees in our ecology area. The next session will be to develop the […]
Here are the pictures of our planting event from last week. Once again many thanks to all those that attended. See you at the next planting event at the end of June!
Thanks to all that attended the Penryn College Planting event for the new technology area. Over the week the garden has been constructed and last saturday a large group of students, parents, brothers, sisters and members of the local community came together to complete the technology for plants section. The group planted herbs, a range […]
After a long and intensive process of applications and interviews the new Eco-Committee at Penryn College has been appointed. The Eco-Committee with Eco-Team Leaders are responsible for leading the Eco-School project at Penryn, deciding its direction and actions for the coming year. A huge congratulations to the following students: Andy Gooding – Eco-Committee Chair Zoe […]
Yesterday the Living Classroom Biodiversity Team met with Karen, our Project Manager, Cate Holliday, our expert Environmentalist and Jackie, a gardening friend of the project to look at how we can encourage Biodiversity across the school grounds. From the meeting the team decided the main area would be the Ecology Area and redevelopment of the […]
An important part of the Penryn College Living Classroom Project is supporting other schools in the area to ‘grow their own’ and encourage biodiversioty in their school grounds. Last term the Living Classroom team visited two primary schools in the area, Perran-ar-Worthal and Mylor, and asked Year 6 students to think about how they used […]
Penryn College started the Eco-Schools project this time last year and we have come along way since then. The project is now run by an Eco-School Committee of students including Chair, Vice-Chair, Events Manager, PR, and Secretary, with 6 topic teams led by a team leader including Energy, Water, Recycling, Transport, Biodiversity and Healthy living. Because […]
It’s coming to an incredibly exciting time for Penryn College as we move closer to the opening of our Living Classroom project and the first of our planting events. Since moving in to our new school site in September, the Eco-Schools Biodiversity team have been planning the development of the school grounds to reflect their […]
Penryn College in Penryn, Cornwall joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where Penryn College is on a map and read about their local environment here.