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Eco Committee 2017 - 18

Congratulations to the following children who have been chosen to represent the school as members of this year's Eco Committee:

 

Year 1: Alice

Year 2 Jake

Year 3: Ewan

Year 4 Lily

Year 5 Harvey

Year 6: Cameron 

 

Mr Holman is our teacher representative and Mrs Burton is our parent/governor representative.  Mr Banbury (site manager) and Mrs Cronin (bursar) are also Eco Committee members.  

This year we are hoping to achieve the prestigious Green Flag award for our efforts to ensure that Barnham Primary School community is doing all it can to make the look after our environment.   

 

Competition

The Eco Committee would like you to design a poster to promote the Barnham Eco Code. You can use ICT\ or draw the poster by hand. All entries will be photographed and exhibited on the’ Eco’ pages of the school website. The winning entries (chosen by the Eco Committee) will be laminated and displayed around the school. Good luck!

 

Barnham’s Eco Code

B arnham is eco-friendly

A lways recycle paper

R e-use as much as possible

N ever throw rubbish on the floor

H elp to compost fruit and veg waste

A lways remember to turn the taps off

M ake Barnham a better place

Reduce, recycle, and reuse! Look at our fabulous birds made from recycled materials. We made them as part of of the '1000 Birds of Peace' recycling project. The birds are to form part of an exhibition in The Apex this Christmas.

Eco Committee Meeting Minutes

 

Eco Committee 2016 - 17

 

Green Flag Award

We are striving to gain the  Green Flag Award for our school.  In the spirit of democracy,,  Holliy Lennon, Ethan and Edith were elected as members of the Eco Committee by their peers.  

 

Mr Holman is our teacher representative and Mrs Burton is our parent/governor representative.

 

Attached below are examples of Year 6 Powerpoint presentations used in the hard fought election campaign. 

Meet the Eco Committee

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Meet the Eco Committee 4

Year 6 Eco Committee Powerpoint Presentations

Eco Committee launching the poster competition

Eco Committee launching the poster competition 1

Recycling and composting poster competition entries -wonderful posters everyone!

Planting a hedgerow around the perimetrer of our new school field

Planting a hedgerow around the perimetrer of our new school field 1
Planting a hedgerow around the perimetrer of our new school field 2
Planting a hedgerow around the perimetrer of our new school field 3
Planting a hedgerow around the perimetrer of our new school field 4
Planting a hedgerow around the perimetrer of our new school field 5
Planting a hedgerow around the perimetrer of our new school field 6

Fairtrade Fortnight: 27th February - 12th March

Following last week's assembly about Fairtrade. the children in KS2 will be using Fairtrade bananas to make banana muffins which will be sold at break times.  The money raised will be donated to the Fairtrade Foundation which campaigns for farmers to be paid a fair price for the food they produce.  

Thank you to the PTA for using and promoting Fairtrade products

Thank you to the PTA for using and promoting Fairtrade products 1

Fairtrade Fortnight: Assembly Powerpoint Presentation

Badger Class made delicious muffins with Fairtrade bananas for a cake sale to raise money for the Fairtrade Foundation

Badger Class made delicious muffins with Fairtrade bananas for a cake sale to raise money for the Fairtrade Foundation 1
Badger Class made delicious muffins with Fairtrade bananas for a cake sale to raise money for the Fairtrade Foundation 2
Badger Class made delicious muffins with Fairtrade bananas for a cake sale to raise money for the Fairtrade Foundation 3
Badger Class made delicious muffins with Fairtrade bananas for a cake sale to raise money for the Fairtrade Foundation 4
Badger Class made delicious muffins with Fairtrade bananas for a cake sale to raise money for the Fairtrade Foundation 5
Badger Class made delicious muffins with Fairtrade bananas for a cake sale to raise money for the Fairtrade Foundation 6

Eco Council conducting a vote to choose the members of our new 'Spark Squad.'

Eco Council conducting a vote to choose the members of our new 'Spark Squad.' 1
Eco Council conducting a vote to choose the members of our new 'Spark Squad.' 2

Introducing 'Spark Squad' to the school and parents in sharing assembly, 20th January

Introducing 'Spark Squad' to the school and parents in sharing assembly, 20th January 1
Introducing 'Spark Squad' to the school and parents in sharing assembly, 20th January 2

Feed the birds

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Feed the birds 3
Feed the birds 4

Constructing our new hanging bird table - thank you, Mrs Lee!

Constructing our new hanging bird table - thank you, Mrs Lee! 1
Constructing our new hanging bird table - thank you, Mrs Lee! 2
Constructing our new hanging bird table - thank you, Mrs Lee! 3
Constructing our new hanging bird table - thank you, Mrs Lee! 4
Constructing our new hanging bird table - thank you, Mrs Lee! 5
Constructing our new hanging bird table - thank you, Mrs Lee! 6

Eco School Committee Meeting Minutes: October

Eco Committee Meeting Minutes: November

Green Flag Award Action Plan

Eco Committee Recycling and Composting Competition

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Below are some photographs of some of the projects that we have been involved with over the past two years as we aim to make our school and our community as environmentally aware and has environmentally friendly as possible.

Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016)

Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016) 1
Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016) 2
Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016) 3
Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016) 4
Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016) 5
Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016) 6
Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016) 7
Learning about the ecology of our school pond and pond-dipping with Lorna from 'The Greenlight Trust' (July 2016) 8

Creating a pine tree nursery

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Creating a pine tree nursery 3
Creating a pine tree nursery 4
Creating a pine tree nursery 5
Creating a pine tree nursery 6
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Tree dressing and tree planting with Mia from 'The Greenlight Trust' (Autumn 2015)

Growing potatoes, carrots and maize supplied by the Euston Estate (Spring 2015)

Growing potatoes, carrots and maize supplied by the Euston Estate (Spring 2015) 1
Growing potatoes, carrots and maize supplied by the Euston Estate (Spring 2015) 2

Planting bulbs, Autumn 2015

Planting bulbs, Autumn 2015 1
Planting bulbs, Autumn 2015 2
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