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The Long Eaton School

The Long Eaton School

Eco-Interactors receive the Rodney Huggins Award from Rotary International Environment Group

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 […]

The Long Eaton School Hosts World Environmental Fun Day

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 […]

The Long Eaton School Update

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 […]

The Long Eaton School’s Green Britain Day

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 […]

Long Eaton School’s World Environment Day – Mission Update!!

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 […]