Fairtrade fortnight is from 25th February to the 10th March. To make the children aware the Eco-council gave an assembly this week all about Fairtrade goods and how buying Fairtrade helps the suppliers of these goods. Look out for the Fairtrade logo on your goods to ensure that you are doing all you can to help the suppliers of these goods to get a good wage.
In January we had a visit and assembly from Dwr Cymru who gave us some ways of reducing our water bill by 65%! Using items such as hippo bags and changing some of our older taps will help us save water. The Years 3 and 4 really enjoyed their water workshops.
Fruit Tuck started back on the 28th January. So far this term it has been a huge success. Reminder that it is 40p per piece of fruit.
Our main targets that we will be continuing to work on next term is reducing our plastic use by obtaining ‘plastic free school’ status from Surfers against sewerage.
Back in November Rhea and Tobey were lucky enough to visit the National Botanic Gardens of Wales where they met up with other Platinum Schools to discuss being more aware of sustainability of the clothing we buy and wear.
The were interviewed by Matthew Bunt who is in charge of Eco-schools in our area and he thought they answered the questions very well.
Here is a link to the schools action plan for this year. Action_Plan 2018-19
Dont forget to bring any Tassimo packaging into school where it can be recycled.