The school’s Eco – committee are dedicated to the upkeep of the school’s eco-
Our Green Forest Day in October 2016 was a fundraising activity , raising £416.43
During the quest for Eco-
The solar panels
The Eco members talked about ways that school could save energy and Mr. Bennett suggested that solar panels be installed on the school roof. By the end of March 2012, about 120 solar panels had been fitted to different sections of the roof. We can now see just how much electricity is generated by them.
The raised bed garden
The raised bed garden area was constructed a few years ago.
Each year it has been used by different year groups or by Gardening club to grow fruit and vegetables.
As an Eco-
Solar energy update Lightsource Renewable Energy Limited have ‘Meteronline’ software which analyses the amount of energy being generated by our solar panels. You can compare times of the day, days of the week or month and look at the whole year.
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Mrs Cranwell (our SENCo at the time) and Mrs Barber (a Teaching Assistant) developed a Nurture Garden next to the gazebo (PTFA purchase), as part of the ‘Good Life Project’ supported by the South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust and Cannock Chase Council.
A sensory garden was created and filmed by the children. The video diary then appeared on the Good Life website (see link below).
A big ‘Thank You’ to the businesses, groups and parents who donated items to enhance the garden. Watch our film to see how it was done!
The official opening of our Nurture Garden was by John Beddows, the Chairman of Cannock Chase Council on Tuesday 19th July 2011. Pupils, Governors, Teachers, Parents and everyone involved in making the Nurture Garden, from planning to opening, were invited to attend.
After parents and pupils collected empty two litre plastic pop bottles, Mr Hewitt, our handyman at the time, built a recycled bottle greenhouse. In July 2012, ‘Nurture Group’ pupils officially opened our new addition.
Since February 2016, our eco-
The team members and parents cleaned Gorsemoor park on Friday 4th March. Photo gallery below.
September 2015 statement
During the last year Gorsemoor Eco-
We are very pleased to say we passed with flying colours and indeed gained our Green Flag status once again. The children and Mrs Duckworth would like to thank Mrs Heath (Assistant Head) and Mr Ball (Eco Governor) for all of their help and support in gaining the Flag.
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