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 reducing Litter and the importance […]
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 competing against each other to […]
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 be adding more fish over […]
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.
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 plastics or find alternatives within […]
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 Plastic Free. http://bit.ly/RefillDorset
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 for his support. He replied […]
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 for the school.
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 to sign up to Surfers […]
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 across all 53 Commonwealth countries […]