Over the past two weeks eco council have taken part in switch off fortnight. We took part in an energy survey ,looked at school meter readings and produced posters to go on our eco. We thought about how as a school we use energy and how we can reduce this.
This week eco council took part in a survey for what’s under your feet week. We had to measure a 30cm patch in the woodland area and dig down 5cm to see what earthworms and invertebrates we could find . We found the digging quite tricky but did manage to find earthworms, snails and larvae.
Eco Council Minutes Date: 10/10/16 Children present at meeting: Chloe, Tiah,Tui, Olivia, James, Dylan Items Discussed: Discussed ideas for this year. Eco council are going to think of things they would like to do during the year. Went through new recycling rota. Discussed taking part in what’s under your feet survey for the pod. Erin asked if we could make bird feeders [Miss Little
Eco council have been busy collecting things to make a bug house in our new woodland area . We enjoyed building it and have already found snails ,woodlice and spiders hiding in there.
During term 4 Westrop pupils took part in Waste week. The theme for this year was E – waste. Eco members started off the week introducing the topic to each class with a class assembly. Westrop pupils then participated in activities to learn about the growing problem of E- waste. We made concept maps to show what electrical items we have at home and
This week the Eco Council have taken part in the RSPB Big Schools Bird Watch .Even though it was very cold we still found lots of different birds in our school grounds. We have sent our results to the RSPB.