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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Noah wrote a book called “Make a Change” It is about a boy he needs to make a change to make sure his environment is looked after so the future of the planet is saved. He read it to his class in Year 3.
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.
The Children in year 3 and 4 made eco friendly lanterns for the Dorchetser Christmas Cracker Parade. The children worked with a sculpture artist to and design and make the lanterns from large food tin cans that had been donated to the school from The Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester. The children then took part […]
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 designed and made their own Christmas Decorations to sell at their Christmas Fair a few weeks ago. There were a whole range of decorations from wax crayons to a angel kit with instructions to make your own.
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 […]
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 […]