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Author: Agent Raimes

Freya – the Takataka girl!

Freya – the Takataka girl! (Takataka means ‘garbage’ in africaans)… In October Freya spent 2 hours with her Dad walking around Brixton collecting rubbish – for a town clean-up! She collected 5.3kg of garbage – and 2.3 kg of recycling! Fantastic initiative! Well done!

An Evening With Dr Jane

On Sunday, I went to see Jane Goodall at the Old Vic theatre. JAPS girls had already seen the Lorax there, so I was familiar with my surroundings. I had seen Jane Goodall thrice before; at the JAPS assembly, at the JAGS talk and I was one of the few very lucky girls to have […]

Hedgehog Roots & Shoots projects at JAPS

The Roots & Shoots club have designed leaflets to try and help the rapidly diminishing hedgehog population. They have watched ‘Hedgehog Close’ by Gordon Buchanon, and looked at the work of Brian May’s ‘ Save Me’ charity. With these in mind, the girls have worked on the leaflets, which give instructions on how you can […]

Walk 4 Wildlife Four Paws

Walking 4 Wildlife and fundraising for out two nominated wildlife charities –  Helping Rhinos and Four Paws. Brian from Four Paws even came to visit and congratulate the girls! Well Done everyone!   The thoughts of the girls about the day: “My favourite part about the Guinness World Record Attempt was the fact that we got […]

Plastic Free Week follow up

So …. 2 months on from plastic free week , what have I done to cut down my plastic ? Well – I ALWAYS use my ‘bags for life’ when shopping…. And quite a few of my friends were given a ‘bag for life’ for Christmas. I now try and use ‘Ecover’ products, and if […]

Ms Raimes’s Week Without Plastic!

Week without plastic! ‘This should be easy’, I thought, as I agreed to Mrs Lynn’s challenge, of trying a plastic free week……… Well – it isn’t and it wasn’t! And yes – I failed in quite a few areas , I’m sorry to say. Saturday’s shopping was far harder than I ever imagined; vegetables and […]

Plastics / Litter assembly at JAPS

On 8th November, Ms Cooper, Miss Raimes and Mrs Lynn gave an assembly all about the effects of littering, with special focus on plastic in the ocean. We all learnt that the ocean sadly, is full of plastic…. and this is effecting sea birds and marine life. So we have all, as a school, decided […]