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Damers First School – Signing up businesses to Plastic Free Dorchester

Posted on March 23rd, 2019 by Agent Moore

Some children from Damers First school spent their Saturday morning going around businesses in Dorchester to encourage them to remove three single use plastics from their business and support #Plasticfreedorchester The children had help and support from Mayor David Taylor and Town Councillor Janet Hewitt. They managed to sign up …

Damers First School – The dangers of balloons on our wildlife

Posted on March 23rd, 2019 by Agent Moore

Annabel and Vin from Don’t Inflate to Celebrate https://balloonsblow.org/ came to talk to the whole of year 3 about the dangers of balloons and how they can cause harm to the wildlife. They showed the children what happens when a balloon bursts and turns into what looks like a jellyfish. …

Damers First School – Boomerang Bags

Posted on March 9th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Damres First School came up with the idea of using the Boomerang Bag concept. We have teamed up with Tom Amery who owns the Brace of Butchers and the Naked Brace which is a zero waste shop.  The Boomerang Bag was discovered in the Gold Coast, Australia 2/3 years ago. People …

Damers First School go to Westminster

Posted on March 9th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Damers First School, Campaign to Protect Rural England and Sophie from Litter Free Dorset travelled up to London to talk to Michael Gove about the Deposit Return Scheme.

The children asked Gove questions and presented him with a list of golden rules for the new Deposit Return Scheme these included having …

Damers First School – 10 Steps in becoming a Plastic Free School

Posted on March 9th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Damers Eco Crew were asked by Lee Wray-Davis the manager of Eco Schools England to come up with 10 steps to become a Plastic Free School. Damers First School were awarded SAS Plastic Free School Status in May 2018. Damers Eco Crew’s 10 steps have been put on the Eco …

Damers First School – CPRE Workshop about Deposit Recycle System

Posted on February 17th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Campaign to Protect Rural England and Litter Free Dorset came to prepare a group of children from Damers First School who have a very special job in two weeks time when they go to London to meet some very important MP’s. The children learned about the Deposit Recycle System in …

Damers First School – Big Battery Hunt Competition

Posted on February 3rd, 2019 by Agent Moore

We are taking part in the Big Battery Hunt Competition. The school gas collected over 50,000 batteries so far in 3 weeks which is a phenomenal effort! The competition has helped children with their counting and times tables. We had a huge donation from Poundbury Waitrose. All the classes are …

Damers First School – Fish Tank

Posted on February 3rd, 2019 by Agent Moore

Meadow 3 are taking part in the Fish Keeper Fry Programme run by Maidenhead Aquatics The class Roots and Shoots pledge is to look after fish and become fish experts sharing their knowledge across the school and wider community. They realised their first fish into the tank last week. They will …

Damers First School “Beauty of Nature” Photography Competition

Posted on January 25th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Damers First School took part in Poundbury Rotary’s Young Photographer Competition. The theme was the “Beauty of Nature.” Children could use a camera, phone or tablet to take their photos.


Damers First School – Christmas Plastic Free Community Lunch

Posted on December 15th, 2018 by Agent Moore

Four Damers First School Children represented the school on their campaign of making Dorset Plastic Free. They gave a presentation about their environmental work and asked 60 people from different community organisations across Dorchester to support their Plastic Free Dorchester Campaign. The organisations were asked to give up single use …

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