St Joseph's Catholic Infant School

St Joseph's Catholic Infant School

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Eco-School Council 

At St Joseph’s Catholic Infant School we encourage the children to consider the gift of God’s Creation and how we need to look after all aspects of our planet.  Each year the children democratically elect two School Councillors from each of the Year 1 and 2 classes. 

The council meet regularly to discuss important Ecological issues such as:-

  • Saving energy
  • Reducing litter
  • Recycling
  • Transport
  • Biodiversity
  • Our School Grounds
  • Global Perspectives
  • Pupil Participation

How does our school support these issues?

  • We are currently assisting with the Walk Once a Week (WoW) travel initiative. 
  • The children intend to raise funds to pay for raised beds for growing flowers and vegetables.  
  • Our parents and staff have worked together to build and maintain a garden of remembrance outside the Year 1 classrooms. 

The school Eco-Council are now considering how to work towards the Eco-school Bronze Award.