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Eco Warrior Report - June 2017
This year the Eco Warriors have been steadily working on the challenges set by the Woodland Trust. With the help of the whole school Cowley Hill is now recognised as a Gold Woodland Trust School.
Look out for our plaque outside the school office. The are now busy working for our Platinum Award and Ambassador status.
Eco Warrior Report - March 2017
The Eco Warriors have been busy over the past few months and are now close to achieving the Silver Eco Schools Award.
Eco club have constructed four nesting boxes which Mel has kindly put up on trees around the school. Keep an eye out for birds moving in!!
Two composters have been located and are ready to start receiving fruit waste along with grass and tree clippings from our school site. We hope to use this compost to help growing plants and vegetables next term.
Finally despite the rain last Friday the Eco Warriors and Eco Club took part in the Great British Spring Clean challenge and spent part of the day cleaning up our school grounds and Aberford Park. They were surprised at the amount of rubbish they found, especially near to the bins provided.
Bird Boxes - Spring Term 2017
The Eco Warriors and Eco Club have been busy building bird nesting boxes to promote wildlife diversity in our school grounds.This is our focus as we strive to gain our Silver Eco School Award.
Watch out for new visitors to our school later in the term!
The Eco Warriors are running a poster competition over half term. They would like you to design a poster on the theme of keeping our streets clean and tidy. The winners will be printed and put up around our school site and in the local shops,
Entries to be handed in by 28th February- we look forward to seeing your posters!
Wildlife Project - Autumn Term 2016
We have spent the first half of this term constructing hedgehog houses to encourage hedgehogs to hibernate in our school grounds.
Houses of Parliament Trip - Monday 21st November 2016
On Monday the Eco Warriors went to the Houses of Parliament in London, we got a tour of Parliament and learnt that Her Majesty has her own private toilet behind a keyhole in the robing room! We met an MP called Kirsty who is a member of the SNP and Scott who is a BBC Journalist. We also went into the House of Lords and the House of Commons, the House of Commons is green and the House of Lords is red.Five of us walked down Downing Street and we knocked on the Prime Ministers door and we delivered a letter. We heard Big Ben ringing his bells, we looked around Westminster Abbey and saw some tombs of people who have died.
We saw the throne that and King or Queen sits on when they are crowned, just as we leaving there was an announcements and they welcomed Cowley Hill School to the Abbey. On the coach we saw lots of different things like Winter Wonderland and the Queens garden. We had a great time!
By Christina 3 Cedar