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Author: Agent Williams

Rocket Science Update

Year 7 Science students are excited about a special mission that they will take part in next term – the Rocket Science project and they have been finding out about life on the International Space Station (ISS). As part of a homework activity, students worked hard to investigate what British ESA astronaut Tim Peake, has […]

Love Where You Learn – Keeping Applemore College Tidy.

Applemore College Eco Committee want to praise people for doing the right thing – putting litter in the bin, through their ‘Pride Not Punishment’ campaign. The Eco Committee have developed some slogans for their litter campaign – linking with the Clean for the Queen slogan “Love Where You Live”, they have decided that “Love Where […]

Five New Trees For Old Cards.

5475 recycled Christmas Cards have been counted by our Eco Committee over the last month resulting in five new trees. Thank you to everyone at Applemore College and in the local community for bringing in your old Christmas Cards for recycling as part of the Woodland Trust and Marks and Spencer’s Christmas Card Recycling Scheme […]

Applemore College EcoTeam Focus on Litter

Applemore College Eco Team are passionate about litter and have decided that this is the term to tackle litter around the college. Local Parish and New Forest District Councillor Peter Armstrong, Rachel Butler (Recycle for Hampshire) and Mandy Pickard (NFDC) visited the Eco Team this week and heard about their ideas and progress so far. […]

Tree Planting in Marchwood Community Orchard Opening

Applemore College students enjoyed a muddy morning planting fruit trees in Marchwood Community Orchard to mark its opening. Thanks to funding Section 106 funding, Marchwood Parish Council have created a fruit orchard in the park behind the Village Hall and St John’s Church. Students from local schools were invited to plant trees and be involved […]

Applemore College Achieves Eco-Schools Bronze Award

The future is not just bright for Applemore College, it’s green! Applemore College’s student led EcoTeam has achieved Eco-Schools Bronze Award in just six weeks and is well on the way to completing the criteria for the Silver Award. Eco-Schools is an international award programme, managed in England by the environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, […]

Rocket Science Team Launch

Students in Year 7 at Applemore College are preparing to become space biologists and embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space. The Launch of our Rocket Science Project took place just before half term when Mr Hearmon and Mrs Williams announced to 7e1 in a Science lesson that […]

Apple Trees for Applemore

GardenMore at Applemore continues to grow and thrive, thanks to recent grant funding from The Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust. The £250 grant has been used to purchase fruit trees, vegetables and herbs. This influx of new plants has been a real boost to the GardenMore team, helping them progress with their aim of enabling […]

Postcard to Paris

Applemore College students have been voicing their concern to world leaders about Climate Change. In December, the United Nations and world leaders will meet in Paris for COP21, one of the largest conferences to have ever taken place. At the meeting world leaders aim to achieve international agreement on combating climate change effectively and boosting […]