Friday, February 22, 2013

Our Green Code

We Won't Waste Water!

Green Schools Tips

At school

  1. Make sure you turn off the tap after using it.
  2. Turn off the lights and whiteboard when you are leaving the room.
  3. If it is bright outside, turn off the lights in the classroom.
  4. Wash out your milk carton and put it in the Green Bin.
  5. Put in the plug while you are washing paintbrushes etc

At home:
  1. Try to take shorter showers, it doesn't need to take an hour!
  2. Try to take a shower instead of a bath.
  3. Turn off the tap when you are brushing your teeth.
  4. Fill up the washing machine or dishwasher before you turn it on.

Day of Action

We held our Day of Action for Water on February 1st.
Here are some of the activities we did:
Capillary action  of water

Making water more dense

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car wash challenge

litter pick up

Our school's Water Cycle

Each class had a series of water lessons. We learned about the water-saving, the water cycle and especially the water cycle in our school

The well
The pump house
The septic tank

We held our Day of Action on February 1st. Here are some of the things we did:

Big litter clean-up

Car wash challenge

Capillary action of water

Making water more dense

Painting a water window

Continuing the work on waste and energy reduction

We are keeping up the good work done in previous Green Flag programmes:
The committee is checking that lights and interactive white boards are turned off at lunchtimes

Miss Smith's class is doing a fantastic job checking on the bins twice a week.

Our Action Plans

We got a water butt installed to collect rainwater

We got a water meter installed to measure how much water we are using

We reduced the amount of water coming out of our percussion taps

We put water bottles in our toilet cisterns to reduce the amount of water used on each flush


Welcome to our Green Schools Blog. Check in here to see what we are doing at school to save water, waste and energy and see how you can help at home.

Here is our Green Schools Committee