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Damers First School – “The Beauty of Nature”, Open for Art Fortnight Exhibition

Posted on May 19th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Damers First School children have produced phenomenal art work as part of Open for Art Fortnight. This work has been inspired by Prince Charles’s book Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World. The children worked with recycle sculpture artist  Peter Margerum to construct a natural life cycle with …

Damers First School – Chickens

Posted on May 19th, 2019 by Agent Moore

The chickens arrived and are getting use to their new home in Hensington Palace! The children are coming up with names for the chickens and these will be selected after Half Term. Each Year group have a different  coloured chicken to look after….

Damers First School – Litter Poems

Posted on May 14th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Children in Year 3 at Damers First School have written some amazing poems about their hopes for a litter-free future. Take a look below.

Damers First School – Chickens

Posted on April 27th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Over the Easter Holidays a chicken coop and run was built read for five different coloured chickens that will be arriving over the bank holiday weekend. Each year group will look after their own chicken. The whole school is very excited to meet their new feathered friends! The chicken coop …

Damers First School Shortlisted for Tes School Awards

Posted on April 27th, 2019 by Agent Moore

In the Times Educational Supplement Magazine they announced that Damers First School have been shortlisted for the National TES School Awards (regarded as the Oscars of teaching! ) in the Sustainable Schools Category. This is the second year in a row we have been shortlisted for all our sustainable work …

Damers First School – Great British Spring Clean

Posted on April 27th, 2019 by Agent Moore

A photo of Damers First School Year 3 children from their Chesil Beach Clean was in the Daily Mail as part of the #GBSpringClean round up. The children collected 5 bags of rubbish in just over an hour.  There are some really interesting statistics from the 4 weeks. Please take …

Damers First School – Local Councillor Stella Jones comes to visit

Posted on April 27th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Local Councillor and member of the Plastic Free Dorchester Steering Group Stella Jones came in to visit the children at Damers First School to hear about their Plastic Free Dorchester Campaign. The children asked her questions and listened to her speak about the ideas she had planned for the town …

Damers First School – Ideas for the Community Cafe and Space

Posted on April 27th, 2019 by Agent Moore

Damers First School children used their sustainability expertise to help the community cafe and space that is going to be built on the Great Field on Poundbury. Their ideas included litter pickers, free some single use plastic, raised beds to grow vegetables, plenty of wildlife and family friendly with lots …

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. …

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