Eco School Council meet on a Tuesday lunchtime with Mrs Hayes.
Meet the 2016/17 Eco-School Council
Callum, Marlowe, Evie, Ashton, Belle, Oliver, Ffion, April and Olivia
Please have a look at our Eco action Plan for this year. We welcome any suggestions or support from our school community to help us on our mission to stay GREEN!
We are the Ty-Isaf Eco-School Council and we are very pleased to meet you!
Well that's the year over for the brilliant Eco school council.
May I say its been a privilege and a pleasure to have worked with you all.
Thank you so much for the huge amount of effort you have put into every project we have done.
Wishing you all a brilliant and fun summer!
We are making sure the whole school are involved in protecting our environment ensuring we are as ecologically friendly as possible.
We meet on a regular basis to take part in various projects that we think will benefit the school, the wider community,and our planet.
We are very proud to be part of the Eco School Council.
If you have any ideas for projects you think we may be interested in please contact Mrs Hannigan in Islwyn class.
!Ty-Isaf Eco School Council are thrilled to announce we have been re-accredited with the Eco school Platinum Flag Award!
Thank you to everyone involved we are all very proud.
'WWF’s Earth Hour is an annual global celebration where people switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about the future of our planet.'
Time to clean up the school!
This week is litter picking duty.We put on our gloves and grabbed our bin bags and off we went!
This week we had a special visitor.
Mrs Bradford came to see us to talk about all the fantastic work we have been doing.
She asked us lots of questions and we really enjoyed telling her all about our Eco School projects.
We check to make sure all the lights ,computers and taps are turned off if the classroom is empty and all our 'Eco school code' signs are displayed.
We then complete a tick list.
The class with the largest amount of ticks at the end of term gets rewarded with the Eco-School trophy during a special assembly.
This week we have been looking at 'composting'.
We had a lovely discussion about what compost is and how its used and made.
Then we went and spoke to Mrs Wilshaw our school cook and asked what happens to all our food that is left at the end of lunchtime.
She told us that its put into a green bin ready for the council to collect at the end of the week.
So this gave us an idea!
Lets start collecting the food and composting it ourselves!
Yet another clever waste saving idea!
It's a load of rubbish!
Looking after the birds in our school grounds.
We have been keeping a close eye on the weather reports this winter and it is going to be difficult for the birds to find food.
So we are trying to give them a helping hand by making made bird feeders for each class and placing them in different areas around the school.
We really hope this helps.
Its Mrs Bain!!
Every time we visit Mrs Bain's office she always has her eco signs displayed, if she isn't in her room her computer is turned off and the lights are off.
A huge 'Well done' to our brilliant Headteacher!!!
This week we are encouraging everyone to recycle any old batteries you may have.
A newsletter will be coming out soon and we would like to collect as many old batteries as we can, I'm sure there must be a lot after all the Christmas toys have been played with.
All batteries from button to 6v are being recycled safely and responsibly.
Many thanks in advance for your support.
Ps.....don't forget to recycle all your old Christmas cards and wrapping paper.
We have decided to give each class a paper recycling box.
We have asked the children to think about using paper sensibly.
Each box will be emptied and and shredded at the end of the week.
We hope they use them!
We are always looking for more ways to make our school as environmentally friendly as possible.
So this week we are giving each class a recycling bin for our milk bottles.