The Long Eaton School Eco-Interactors have yet again won another prestigious award for their work protecting the environment and improving the flora and fauna around the Long Eaton area. A certificate and cheque for £125 was presented to Daisy Kelsey (Interact President) by Barbara James, Rotary Interact Officer. The money will go towards an environmental […]
Tree wardens, staff and students old and new from The Long Eaton School helped the Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mr William Tucker, plant a special tree to mark The Queens Diamond Jubilee. It was very appropriate that helping with the planting was Rotarian Alan Wiggins, who had been a student at the school during the […]
The rhythmic beating of The Long Eaton School’s Drum-atic Steel Band met guests and exhibitors as they arrived for the opening of the World Environmental Fun Day on Wednesday 4 July. Headteacher Neil Calvert welcomed everyone to the day and Eco School and sustainability Coordinator Barbara James gave an introduction about the event and recapped […]
Potato Growers A group of 10 pupils in year 8 planted 2 varieties of potato sent to us by the potato council as part of a greenfingers gardening programme, incorporated into their science studies. They took soft and hardwood cuttings, planted potatoes and onions and learnt how to prune and weed flower borders in the […]
On Saturday 24th March staff, parents and students of the Long Eaton School took to the water, as part of their annual ECO-Interact sponsored swim in aid of Water for the World and to mark World Water Day. The event, held at West Park Leisure Centre, involved the completion of over 1,700 lengths of the […]
Students and staff really celebrated ‘Green Britain Day’ by starting the day off with a ‘Cycle to school event’ which including every student and member of staff who cycled to school, 193 participants, receiving a free healthy breakfast. This was part of our raising awareness of sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint. Another venture for […]
We held our World Environment Day on Tuesday 8 June 2010. We had over 350 visitors from primary and secondary schools as well as members of the public. We had a marquee where exhibitors displayed their environmental projects and activities. In the afternoon, working with ICC (International Climate Challenge) we had a Young People’s Action […]
The Long Eaton School in Nottingham, Derbyshire joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where The Long Eaton School is on a map and read about their local environment here.