Damers First School has won third place in the National Cultivation Street School Garden Competition for our Nature Area with Pond. The school has won £500 and a Miracle-Gro Hamper.
Damers Fiurst School pupil Chloe represented the school and Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots UK at a Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots European meeting that was attended by representatives from Spain, Holland, Austria, Turkey, Germany and Switzerland. She made a powerpoint and talked about the work she and the school are doing to help animals, people, the environment and […]
Damers First School from Dorset took part in the National Youth Climate Summit that was put together by Transform Our World, Global Action Plan. Each day had a different enviornemtnal theme tht included, Nature Oceans Water, Travel, Pollution and Waste, Food Farming, Forests, Fashion and Consumption, A Sustainable Future. Damers FirstSchool Hostsed the Day on […]
Over the summer there were upsetting scenes at Durdle Door with the amounts of litter left on the beach. Some children from Damers Eco Crew with their siblings were asked by Lulworth Rangers to audit the litter and drinking containers found on the beach. There were 70 bags of litter from just one weekend. The children found: 172 plastic bottles, 72 glass bottles […]
Earth Day is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. There will be an event near the Duchy Farmhouse on Saturday 25th April, 11am – 4pm. The is being organsied by the Plastic Free Dorchester committee and Damers First School. People can learn how to reduce the effects of climate change at a range of stalls, Q&A sessions, food stalls. […]
Damers First School have raised £200 from recycling printing cartridges so far this year. Please keep bringing in your toners and printing cartridges to school. They can also be dropped off at Poundbury Waitrose and the Buttermarket Post Office. Our recycling centre has become so big across our local community that we have WI volunteers to […]
Ideas on how to tackle climate change and the threat to the county’s ecology were outlined at a Dorset Council inquiry event in Dorchester. Five members of Damers Eco Crew represented the school. They presented their ideas which included more electric buses, hiring electric bikes and scooters, closing towns once a month to traffic, having more […]
Noah wrote a book called “Make a Change” It is about a boy he needs to make a change to make sure his environment is looked after so the future of the planet is saved. He read it to his class in Year 3.
Year 3 and 4 children worked with Bella Ceramics and the Sea Life Centre in Weymouth to design and make two Ceramic Murals based on Plastic Pollution. The school was voted by members of the public as part of a competition. The murals have gone up in the Sea Life Centre Cafe in Weymouth.
The Children in year 3 and 4 made eco friendly lanterns for the Dorchetser Christmas Cracker Parade. The children worked with a sculpture artist to and design and make the lanterns from large food tin cans that had been donated to the school from The Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester. The children then took part […]