Killamarsh Infant and Nursery School
Received £250 to fund a Data Logging Weather Station, a Recycling Station Bin and Pollution Jars for climate change experiments. The project tackled climate change issues by: building the children’s understanding of how climate change affects the weather; to help slow the climate change of our planet and reduce the amount of waste going to landfill by recycling waste; to use upcycling solutions to make new products; to reuse materials; building links with Killamarsh Conservation Group and TerraCycle - the crisp packet recycling programme. 144 children benefitted from this project.
Dronfield Infants School
Received £250 to help purchase and install three double sided scooter racks to encourage pupils to scoot to school in order to ease traffic, parking and emissions, as well as maintain healthy life styles. The project tackled climate change issues by: reducing carbon emissions and carbon footprint. 252 children benefitted from this project.
Gorseybrigg Primary School and Nursery
Received £250 to help to create an Eco Garden on the school field to improve habitats for bees, butterflies and insects, and recycling bins around the school to reduce waste production. The project tackled climate change issues by: reducing greenhouse gas emissions through increasing oxygen levels; reducing waste and increasing recycling; protecting, conserving and enhancing the natural and built environment. 362 children and staff benefitted from this project.
Renishaw Primary School
Received £250 to help fund floor mounted bike and scooter racks to encourage children, parents and staff to cycle to school, also a scooter pod for the nursery/reception children. The project tackled climate change issues by: encouraging children, parents and staff to keep fit, prevent traffic outside the school and reducing the carbon footprint. 230 children and staff benefitted from this project.
Grassmoor Primary School
Received £250 to purchase gardening gloves, Forest Garden Composters, bags of compost, seeds and bulbs to develop the school site and allotment. The project enabled the children to learn about key life skills, provided learning opportunities and developed an understanding of sustainability and being eco-friendly. The project tackled climate change issues by: teaching children about a range of environmental issues including; climate change, impact of waste including food and how this can be reduced; reducing carbon footprint and sustainability of resources; reusing resources such as water butts, making planters from recycled materials etc. 288 children and staff benefitted from this project.