In order to raise awareness of how easy it is to grow your own fruit and vegetables St. Christopher’s C.E High School is producing a calendar. The calendar will inform its owner of what time of year to sow, plant out and harvest a variety of around 30 fruits and vegetables which we feel are […]
Over the past year our Roots & Shoots group has flourished. Our nationally recognized Pledge 4 Veg campaign was an amazing success. For those of you who haven’t heard of Pledge 4 Veg it was an initiative thought up by some of our year 8 pupils who decided that they wanted to make a huge […]
Potty Over Veg? Pupils at St Christopher’s CE High School are literally going potty over their ‘Pledge 4 Veg’ campaign. They have just received 2,000 pots and seeds to give away to the public as part of their Pledge 4 Veg campaign. They want all local residents to pledge to grow some of their own […]
A Community Orchard has been planted in the grounds of St Christopher’s High School. The school’s Eco-Group were keen to plant the orchard to demonstrate that it is possible to grow your own fruit, even in Accrington, and the project will also highlight that fruit is seasonal. Although the trees are on school land the […]
An East Lancashire school St Christopher’s held a major environmental celebration, on Saturday 12th June. Visitors who biked to the event, were rewarded with a free breakfast, a little more exercise on the cycle smoothie maker ensured the extra pedal power was worth while with a healthy fruit drink! Children and adults tried to ‘give […]
Our Eco group have had a hit squad working on our school’s carbon foot print. We started our Eco group in September 2008 and have been busy workers from mucky gardeners to being Eco-fairies. Just a little taste of what we have been doing… First of all we did a litter pick on our school […]
Accrington St Christopher’s Church of England High School in Accrington, Lancashire joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where Accrington St Christopher’s Church of England High School is on a map and read about their local environment here.