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Look at our lovely Eco Code poster designed by year 6 pupils.

Look at our lovely Eco Code poster designed by year 6 pupils. 1

Green Flag

 

We are very proud to say that we have recently been awarded the Green Flag award.

Congratulations to all of the Eco-Warriors and staff involved.

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http://www.eco-schools.org.uk/howitworks/the-awards/green-flag-award/

Our new Eco-Committee for 2017-2018

 

We are looking forward to a new school year and have selected our new Eco Warriors.

 

Welcome:

Year 1 - Oscar and Lily

Year 2 - James and Jessica

Year 3 - Jude, Maisie, Obi and Ruby

Year 4 - Connor and Mary-Jane

Year 5 - Chloe and Oliver

Year 6 - Kieran, Mischa, Peter and Poppy

 

A very successful 'Green' week

 

In term 6 we embarked on a very exciting 'Green Week' where each class focused on one of the nine Eco Schools topics. There was an on going focus on energy, with pupils monitoring energy efficiency throughout the week. Pupils completed case studies, zooming in on other cultures and countries linking these to the nine topic areas. There was a whole school reduce, reuse, recycle challenge where classes where invited to gather as much recyclable materials as they could during the week and use them to create a model. We then presented our models in a whole school assembly at the end of the week and they were judged by members of the eco committee.

Photos from Green Week

Photos from Green Week 1
Photos from Green Week 2
Photos from Green Week 3
Photos from Green Week 4

We are very proud and pleased to announce that the school came 2nd in the Kent Life 'Garden of the Year' competition.  Three pupils, along with Mrs Bullen and Mrs Berrington, attended the award ceremony at Hadlow College.


Mrs Bullen works hard with many of the children to keep the school gardens looking lovely all of the year round.

 

 

Congratulations to all of the Eco-Warriors and children at Ospringe School for achieving our Silver Eco-Schools award!  During a recent assembly the team shared their action plan and how they achieved the award with the whole school.


Also congratulation to year 3 and 5 pupils who took part in the 'Beat the Flood'challenge. They built a waterproof structure and they then tested them.

 

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Ospringe School Eco Code – We Care!

In order to gain our Silver Eco-Schools Award, the Eco-team have produced an Eco-Code for the school for everyone to follow.

 

Poster design by Justine.
 

We also have an Eco Garden at our school where we grow plants to attract insects and birds.  
We also have a compost store area where we put our garden waste to use on our vegetable plot.


Green Travel Mark 2017
Our School has been awarded a Platinum award yet again this year in recognition of the work delivered by staff and parents to promote green travel during the 2016/17 academic year.
 

Wild about Gardens Award

We are pleased to announce that the school have won the Kent Wildlife Trust Gold award for our Garden. We would like to thank Mrs Bullen who comes into school every lunchtime to work with a small group of children to create our garden.

Picture 1 Kent Wildlife Gold Award 2014
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Picture 6 Our 2017 Platinum award
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Picture 8 Koala class releasing their butterflies.
Picture 9 Our vegetable garden.
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