Eco-club is organised by the Geography Department staff and was started in September 2019. The group consists of passionate members who chose the projects that are tackled and work alongside staff to make a difference to the planet. The group are currently working towards Eco-Schools status.
During Energy Saving Week the group helped the school become more aware of their energy consumption. They challenged the school community to reduce their energy consumption for five days of the week by carrying out simple tasks such as: switching of unnecessary lights and plug sockets in school. Form classes were give a check list to take home and 162 pupils took part.
National Tree Week was first initiated in 1975 and is the UK’s largest tree celebration, annually launching the start of the winter tree planting season. To promote this Eco-club ran a quiz with small beech trees and wildlife goodies on offer as prizes.
Eco-club has also worked in partnership with the Silver Robin to run Meat-Free Mondays to get both staff and pupils to consider alternatives to meat in order to reduce our pressure on the planet.