The schools is setting up a bird camera so that the children can see the hatching of chicks in the bird boxes. They have a productive garden with vegetable sales. The school is very focused towards being environmentally friendly and sustainable.
The school is working to create an outdoor classroom, and a ‘growing schools’ project.
The Roots & Shoots program has been introduced to the school through art to both the kids and their parents, who have made banners with their Roots & Shoots pledges attached. One of the teachers in the school travels to Peru and so the children have sent their old jumpers to Peruvian children, who have […]
The school has been working on a regular basis with the local Wildlife Trust centre, indentifying plants and animals. Children have written letters to local businesses to ask them to stop using plastic bags.
The school have been sponsoring a Gorilla named Djeke. A spell-a-thon was held which raised £1000 for Mencap as well as holding a teddy bears picnic on sports day, raising money for Macmillan. The garden is in full swing and a sensory garden has just been added. The school is also going to be in […]
The Roots & Shoots group has been running for 5 years. This year a lot of the focus has been directed towards cancer awareness. £700 was raised for Marie Curie. A garden was dug over to spell the word HOPE and the children planted daffodils in the word, so that they would bloom every spring. […]
‘Hub Club’ – a club for children from year groups 7,8 and 9, who have behavioural disabilities, have unstable homes or who are vulnerable due to different circumstances. The school has linked with Tony/ Tong Liu from Shanghai, who they support in his tiger conservation efforts. Newquay Zoo – the kids have linked with Newquay […]
The Roots & Shoots Group is spending a lot of time outside in their vegetable garden. They have two teams which alternate each week to tend to the garden and look after the 3 chickens currently being installed. The children feed, water and clean the chickens on a daily basis. There is also a pond […]