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The Eco council created their own “Eco” Christmas Tree using recycled egg cartons and used junk materials to decorate it ♻️🎄

We made Bottle Babies for the P1 children to play with outside

School Council teaching P1 how to do fence weaving

Eco warriors making bird food and hanging it out for the birds

Our newly elected Eco Warriors

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Elections 2018

School Council Newsletters

Congratulations to our Eco Council who were awarded their Eco Schools Green Flag Award for the 3rd time. Well done

Congratulations to our Eco Council who were awarded their Eco Schools Green Flag Award for the 3rd time.  Well done 1

Primary 4's create a new Butterfly Garden in the P1 area. They investigated what butterflies need to live and grow. With the help of Mrs Bradley, Mrs Kent and Colin, they created a bright and colourful garden.

Primary 4's create a new Butterfly Garden in the P1 area.  They investigated what butterflies need to live and grow.  With the help of Mrs Bradley, Mrs Kent and Colin, they created a bright and colourful garden. 1
Primary 4's create a new Butterfly Garden in the P1 area.  They investigated what butterflies need to live and grow.  With the help of Mrs Bradley, Mrs Kent and Colin, they created a bright and colourful garden. 2
Primary 4's create a new Butterfly Garden in the P1 area.  They investigated what butterflies need to live and grow.  With the help of Mrs Bradley, Mrs Kent and Colin, they created a bright and colourful garden. 3
Primary 4's create a new Butterfly Garden in the P1 area.  They investigated what butterflies need to live and grow.  With the help of Mrs Bradley, Mrs Kent and Colin, they created a bright and colourful garden. 4
Primary 4's create a new Butterfly Garden in the P1 area.  They investigated what butterflies need to live and grow.  With the help of Mrs Bradley, Mrs Kent and Colin, they created a bright and colourful garden. 5

Miss Murphy's Primary 5's make birdcakes

Eco Council interview Colin the Caretaker. In preparation for our Green Flag renewal the Eco Warriors met with Colin to find out important information regarding our school environment. He was able to share with us information on energy bills, reduction of school waste as well as bin collections and costs. We were able to use this data to help us create our action plan for the year.

Eco Council interview Colin the Caretaker.  In preparation for our Green Flag renewal the Eco Warriors met with Colin to find out important information regarding our school environment.  He was able to share with us information on energy bills, reduction of school waste as well as bin collections and costs.  We were able to use this data to help us create our action plan for the year. 1

Eco Code - Each class had to write a line of our acrostic eco code. Patrycja was chosen to illustrate our 'Eco Ethos'. The Eco warriors shared the Eco code with their classmates and it is displayed proudly in each classroom.

Eco Code - Each class had to write a line of our acrostic eco code.  Patrycja was chosen to illustrate our 'Eco Ethos'.  The Eco warriors shared the Eco code with their classmates and it is displayed proudly in each classroom. 1
Eco Code - Each class had to write a line of our acrostic eco code.  Patrycja was chosen to illustrate our 'Eco Ethos'.  The Eco warriors shared the Eco code with their classmates and it is displayed proudly in each classroom. 2

Primary 1's enhancing their outdoor garden area. With the help of Mrs Henderson the Primary 1 children filled the planters with a mixture of peat and compost, provided by Lisburn City Council, as well as a varity of garden plants. They also had a 'Spring Clean'.

Primary 1's enhancing their outdoor garden area.  With the help of Mrs Henderson the Primary 1 children filled the planters with a mixture of peat and compost, provided by Lisburn City Council, as well as a varity of garden plants.  They also had a 'Spring Clean'. 1
Primary 1's enhancing their outdoor garden area.  With the help of Mrs Henderson the Primary 1 children filled the planters with a mixture of peat and compost, provided by Lisburn City Council, as well as a varity of garden plants.  They also had a 'Spring Clean'. 2
Primary 1's enhancing their outdoor garden area.  With the help of Mrs Henderson the Primary 1 children filled the planters with a mixture of peat and compost, provided by Lisburn City Council, as well as a varity of garden plants.  They also had a 'Spring Clean'. 3
Primary 1's enhancing their outdoor garden area.  With the help of Mrs Henderson the Primary 1 children filled the planters with a mixture of peat and compost, provided by Lisburn City Council, as well as a varity of garden plants.  They also had a 'Spring Clean'. 4
Primary 1's enhancing their outdoor garden area.  With the help of Mrs Henderson the Primary 1 children filled the planters with a mixture of peat and compost, provided by Lisburn City Council, as well as a varity of garden plants.  They also had a 'Spring Clean'. 5

Cash For Clobber - £400 raised for our Eco Projects

Cash For Clobber - £400 raised for our Eco Projects 1

We made Suggestion Pockets for all the classes

School Council September 2017 Making Plans

P2 planting flowers for Easter in the polytunnel

Recycling Workshop at the Irish Linen Centre and Museum

The Eco Warriors and Student Councillors enjoyed making toys from recyclable materials.  They were very creative from using cardboard boxes to make robots to plastic bottles to make rockets.  Great fun was had bu all.

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Councillors have been busy making new playground resources 👭👬

Welcome to St Aloysius Primary School's School and Eco-Council Webpage. This page will tell you about our council and some of the ideas we have. As a councillor we go to meetings, make suggestions and decisions as well as get involved in projects that the school runs.

 

The Eco-Council cares for our school environment. We help others to follow our eco-code such as putting litter in the bin, turning off taps and lights and not leaving the computers on stand by. We monitor our energy use in class and encourage teachers and children to recycle.  Through our Green Teacher Award we reward our most eco friendly teacher with a certificate and 'green' gift.

 

The School Council is responsible for giving a voice to all the children in our school. We gather opinions and ideas in an effort to improve our school. We help the PTFA raise money by assisting them at events. We encourage healthy living by running events such as Walk to School Week.

 

Aims for the future:

  • Improve our school gardens - new raised beds to grow our own flowers and vegetables.
  • Continue our walking / cycling / scooting to school in partnership with Sustrans.
  • Reduce the amount of paper we use in school and encourage people to recycle.
  • Take part in 'The Big Spring Clean' 
  • Cash for clobber week in November

 

 

School and Eco Council Visit Stormont Parliament Buildings

Update January 2017

 

Councillors have been busy coming up with new initiatives to improve their school. From next month an 'Eco Teacher of the Month' award will be given to the teacher who has been recycling and saving energy the most. The councillors will be monitoring the number of times their bins are filled amongst other things so .....teachers beware.....they are watching!

Very soon every classroom will have a suggestion box for children to put ideas on how to improve the school or the school day. These ideas will be discussed at council meetings and acted upon if they are approved by all members.

Lastly, all Councillors will be visiting Stormont Parliament Buildings in February to meet some local politicians. Look out for the photos coming soon.

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The new council gets to work!

After much campaigning the new council has been elected. At our first meeting the children designed a new logo for the council of 2016/17. They all received their badges and accepted their nominations. New timetables have been drawn up for duties and Colin took the children to the bin area to explain the rules 👍.

 

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