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Mission Updates

Recent updates on current Roots & Shoots missions

Tree Planting at JAPS

Our school council have been thinking about the environment and they wanted to plant a tree at school. Today they visited the garden centre, bought a cherry tree and planted it in our front school garden.  It is planted in memory of Wangari Maathai.

NoWasteNovember at JAGS

Throughout the month of November, JAGS took part in #NoWasteNovember. Pupils were asked to make an eco pledge for the month and there was also a school-wide clothes swap to promote sustainability. Here are two accounts from pupils about the pledges they made. Aamaal, Year 12 My eco pledge this month was to start walking […]

Fundraising for Big Red Box

Well done JAGS for supporting the BIG RED BOX. Just the Prep school alone has already donated 14 boxes of specified food items for the neediest families in our local community. I wonder what our whole school total will be this year? This will hopefully share a little bit of hope this Christmas. The boxes […]

Charity Christmas Market 2019

Wow, didn’t we all have fun at the Charity Christmas Market this year! Girls, parents and staff cramped into our twinkling Main Hall to consume whipped-cream hot chocolates and devour scrumptious Christmas treats while they toasted marshmallows and bought handmade Christmas treats for loved ones. Who knew we had so many budding entrepreneurs in the Prep […]

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 […]