To support our children in engaging in the outdoor environment, we did a session on nature photography. We explored a variety of angles and shots, photographing things we thought were beautiful and interesting. It enabled the children to slow down and develop a greater attention to detail, noticing things they perhaps hadn’t spotted before. Here […]
On November 8th, Moreton Hall School organized a Call to Earth Day event to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our planet. The day was filled with various activities to engage the students in eco-friendly practices and encourage them to take action towards a sustainable future. One of the highlights of the day was […]
Our Nature in Harmony Exchange Project youth team had their October session on Saturday 14th. For the first session of the new academic year, we decided to go over some basic ecological theory with them. The weather was good, sunny and mild, so we walked around Harmony Woods, pausing in places to go over several […]
During the planning of our school Creativity Week, we decided that a special area for ‘togetherness’ would be welcome by all ages of pupils across our school. With this in mind, planning went underway for the creation of a living Willow Dome, a sustainable green area, which could be used for lessons and play times […]
The Ysgol Clywedog Bee Team have returned from the National Honey Show buzzing with success. The team scored: Highly Commended for their jars of Clear Honey. Whilst Lilly Blackwell (Year 11) picked up two Second Place Awards for her poetry and art relating to bees. These were tremendous successes for our first time on a […]
Damers First School have unveiled an amazing Butterfly Totem Pole in their school grounds overlooking the Great Field on Poundbury. The wooden, carved Butterfly Totem Pole came about through an Art Exhibition the school took part in with Poundbury Arts organised by Judy Tate. The Exhibition was called It’s up to Us, after a book […]
The school grew pumpkins with enough for each class to have one each. Each class choose what to do with their pumpkin from carving and making a soup or roasting the pumpkins to taste. The children learned about food waste and the effects it has on climate change.
To help promote ‘Streets Alive Dorchester’ and celebrate International No Car Day, we chose to bling up our bikes and scooters in the theme of colour. It was amazing to see so many children making an active journey to school and enjoying showing off their decorated bikes and scooters to each other on our courtyard.
We have been using U-Fill the first ever refill gluestick at Damers First School for the last 12 months. They come in three different types blue stick for reception so they can see where they are glue but it dries clear. Quickstick, (white stick) and Clearstick which is more sticky for arts and crafts. The […]
Dorchester Transport Action Group (DTAG) with support from Dorchester Town Council and Sustrans organised a No Car Day Event at Acland Road Carpark on Friday 22nd September 2023. No Car Day was celebrated across the world to highlight the effects cars are having on climate change and air quality. The Acland Road Carpark was closed […]