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Author: Agent Moore

Earth Day Celebration – Damers First School

Earth Day is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. There will be an event near the Duchy Farmhouse on Saturday 25th April, 11am – 4pm. The is being organsied by the Plastic Free Dorchester committee and Damers First School. People can learn how to reduce the effects of climate change at a range of stalls, Q&A sessions, food stalls. […]

Recycling – Damers First School

Damers First School have raised £200 from recycling printing cartridges so far this year. Please keep bringing in your toners and printing cartridges to school. They can also be dropped off at Poundbury Waitrose and the Buttermarket Post Office. Our recycling centre has become so big across our local community that we have WI volunteers to […]

Dorset Climate Change Panel Damers First School

Ideas on how to tackle climate change and the threat to the county’s ecology were outlined at a Dorset Council inquiry event in Dorchester. Five members of Damers Eco Crew represented the school. They presented their ideas which included more electric buses, hiring electric bikes and scooters, closing towns once a month to traffic, having more […]

Damers First School Ceramic Murals

Year 3 and 4 children worked with Bella Ceramics and the Sea Life Centre in Weymouth to design and make two Ceramic Murals based on Plastic Pollution. The school was voted by members of the public as part of a competition. The murals have gone up in the Sea Life Centre Cafe in Weymouth.

Damers First School – Surfers Against Sewage Plastic Free Schools Champion

Damers First School was crowned Surfers Against Sewage Plastic Free Schools’ Champion in a glitzy awards ceremony at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery last week. The awards ceremony was hosted by BBC One Show Presenter, Chair of Judges and SAS trustee Lucy Siegle. The awards celebrated the work of young people, national organisations and individuals  in reducing single use plastic. Sir David Attenborough was […]

Damers First School – Eco Schools Primary Eco Schools Award 2019

Damers First School has been awarded Eco Schools Primary Eco School of the Year Award.  Eco–Schools is an international programme of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) that aims to “empower students to be the change our sustainable world needs by engaging them in fun, action-orientated and socially responsible learning. Introduced in 1994 in response to the 1992 UN Rio Earth Summit, Eco–Schools is operated globally by the Foundation for Environmental […]

National Nature Book Award Winner Damers First School

This boy below from Damers First School came second in the National “Children’s Book Show Writing Competition. He wrote a book about nature called “The Sloth and the Moth” The story is about animals exploring the world and looking after their habitats.  The writing was judge by Neal Layton who has written inspirational picture book “The […]