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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 …

Damers First School – Refill Dorset short film

Posted on November 29th, 2018 by Agent Moore

Here is a mini film by City to Sea (the founders of Refill) highlighting what the Refill Scheme is and how it is being rolled out across Dorset. It stars Damers First School children who launched Refill Poundbury last year. The children are now leading a campaign to make Dorchester …

Damers First School – Plastic Free Dorchester

Posted on November 22nd, 2018 by Agent Moore

Damers Eco Ambassadors have launched a campaign to make Dorchester Plastic Free (Single use) and achieve the Surfers Against Sewage Community Status for the town. They have the support of Dorchester Town Council, Dorchester Bid, Dorchester Chamber for Business.  The children wrote a letter to MP Sir Oliver Letwin asking …

Damers First School – Eco friendly decorations made from recycled materials

Posted on November 22nd, 2018 by Agent Moore

The whole school took part in a Christmas decorations making day. The older children within the school paired up with the young children to make eco friendly decorations made from recycled materials. All these decorations will be sold at our Christmas Fair on Friday 7th December to help raise money …

Damers First School – Plastic Free Dorchester. Letters to Schools and Businesses

Posted on November 11th, 2018 by Agent Moore

Damers Eco Ambassadors are leading a campaign for Dorchester to achieve Surfers Against Sewage Plastic Free Community Status. They have the support of Dorchester Town Council, Dorchester BID, Litter Free Dorset and Sir Oliver Letwin MP. The children wrote letters to all the Headteachers of schools in Dorchester asking them …

Damers First School – The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

Posted on November 2nd, 2018 by Agent Moore

Sir Oliver Letwin MP came to Damers First School to present and help the children plant three tree saplings as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. The children planted a rowan, a hazel and a silver birch.  The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC) is creating a network of forest conservation initiatives …

Damers First School – Helping Poundbury Feed the Birds

Posted on October 21st, 2018 by Agent Moore

Each Class at Damers First School makes a pledge very term to help the environment, people or animals. Grayling 2 have pledged to help the community feed the birds during the winter. The children have designed posters which have gone up in businesses around Poundbury. The children are also going …

Damers First School – Fairy Penguin Nesting Boxes Project

Posted on October 7th, 2018 by Agent Moore

The children were rewarded back in the Summer by the Sealife Centre in Weymouth for their plastic campaign with their own personal tour. Jo Mullen, Aquarist, fairy penguin keeper and the Conservation Coordinator at Sea Life Weymouth came to  speak to the children in more detail about the fairy penguins …

Damers First School – Recycling Award

Posted on October 3rd, 2018 by Agent Moore

Two children represented Damers Eco Crew at the Ideas2Action Recycling Awards at Poole Civic Centre on Friday 28th September. The children spoke in front of over 100 people about the recycling work the school has achieved in the past year. This included setting up Refill Poundbury, recycling printing cartridges, writing …

Damers First School – School Garden of the Year Competition

Posted on September 16th, 2018 by Agent Moore

It was announced  on the Cultivation Street Website this morning and in the Sunday Mirror that we have come 2nd in the School Garden of the Year Competition!!!! We have won £1500 and 100 Calliope geraniums. A fantastic achievement by the whole school and the wider community! https://cultivationstreet.com/school-winners-2018/ Mirror …

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