In preparation for our Green Schools Day of Action, we designed posters
advertising our Spring Clean to display around the school and local area.
We also drew a map of the local area and designated areas to be
cleaned to each class group (i.e. infants- front of school; first and second
class- green area at back of the school; third and fourth class- church
grounds and car park; fifth and sixth class- the village green and
surrounding area). We created a display advertising our Day of Action in
the Parish Hall on the day of the fundraising walk for our school on the
weekend before the clean up. We surveyed members of the local
community and shared tips for recycling. We invited the Parents’
Association committee to take part in the Spring Clean.
Here are some of the posters we designed:
The month February saw our students putting their artistic and creative
skills to the test as they set about designing posters and slogans to
highlight our Green Schools theme of Litter and Waste.
After much deliberation a winner was chosen from each class and their
efforts are proudly displayed on our Green Schools notice board.
However such was the quality of all entries that many more posters and
slogans are on display around our school reminding us to ‘Keep it
Green, Keep it Clean’, ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ and ‘Slam Dunk the
Our Green Schools Committee, with the help of their classmates have
been working hard to carry out our Environmental Review over the last
few months. This has involved carrying out various surveys and audits. It
was time to roll their sleeves us as they surveyed the waste going into
our bins, carried out surveys of lunchboxes, surveyed litter around our
school and weighed the waste going into our wheelie bins.
The results have been tallied and graphed and make for some interesting
These results have helped form our Action Plan which will be published at
the end of the year.