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News from the Schools

News and views from the schools taking part in Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Green Flag Award 2023

Caldecott School recently attended a special ceremony where they received their second Green Flag Award. However, we were surprised by the judges, who announced that we were the recipients of a SECOND award – the Overall Kent Recycling Award! To say we were delighted was an understatement. We hadn’t known about this award until the […]

News from West Gate School

This was last Thursday on our wonderful school allotment.  Lovely weather and here is our lovely newly planted Bay! This is where we are going to plant our patio apple, once we finish filling with compost! …. And today! Oh my goodness…. where did our planter go? And where is the apple tree and raspberry […]

Moreton Hall’s Switch-off Fortnight

Starting on November 27th, we are starting our Switch-off Fortnight initiative to make our school more energy-efficient. It’s a straightforward plan with some cool activities in the mix: Pupils Patrols in Classrooms: Our amazing pupils are taking charge! In the evenings, they’re going room to room, ensuring lights, computers, and projectors are switched off when […]

Moreton Hall’s Apple juice

Autumn at Moreton Hall wasn’t just about falling leaves; it was also the season for picking fresh apples from the school’s walled garden. Eager students got hands-on, picking a wheelbarrow full of apples. The excitement didn’t stop there; thanks to a thoughtful parent, the apples were turned into delicious apple juice, becoming a special treat […]

Going Green for International Boarding Day

The spirit of eco-consciousness took center stage this year as pupils embraced sustainability for the BSA International Boarding Day. From dazzling trashion shows to hands-on gardening activities, the event showcased a commitment to both creativity and conservation. Let’s dive into the highlights of this green celebration that brought together students, teachers, and the beauty of […]

From the allotment to the kitchen…

At Caldecott School, we are proud to integrate Land-Based Studies lessons into our curriculum. Our students learn about fruits and vegetables, safe and healthy growing techniques, and how to be part of nature. Recently, our Land Based Studies classes have been growing a lot of different veg from seeds, and our students had the chance […]

Eco-Schools Green Flag Award!

We would like to share how proud we are of last years eco council. The photo above shows 4 of our eco councillors proudly holding the flag which is now on a tall flagpole for all to see as they come to visit us. The pupils worked extremely hard and clearly inspired their peers, as […]