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BBC Teach Live Damers First School

Some children from Damers First School were on BBC Teach Live on Monday 7th December talking about some of our eco work related to wildlife. The BBC Teach Live programme was thinking about why animals are different colours.  It was presented by CBBC presenter Naomi Wilkinson who officially opened our nature area with a pond […]

Education Business Awards, Environmental Practice Award Damers First School

The winners of the Education Business Awards have been announced, with schools across the UK recognised for the dedication and hard work of teaching and support staff who have been put under particular pressure by the COVID 19 pandemic. The Education Business Awards, sponsored by LocknCharge, have been recognising and celebrating school success stories since […]

European Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots Meeting – Damers First School

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 […]

National Youth Climate Virtual Summit – Damers First School

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 […]

Litter Audit of Durdle Door – Damers First School

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 Celebration – Damers First School

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. […]

Recycling – Damers First School

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 […]

Dorset Climate Change Panel Damers First School

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 […]