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Year 7 “Grow your money” Project

As part of the PSHE Scheme of Work, Year 7 students had to work as part of separate teams on a mini enterprise project designed raise money to support global links with our partner school in South Africa. We chose what to do with the profit raised (£467.50), and bought educational resources which were sent over to…

STEM Club Recycling Project

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) Club students set about encouraging students to recycle more effectively in school. They produced a video which was displayed on the digital signage around school and promoted to all year groups during assembly. Students created ‘comic strip’ recycling characters and highlighted ‘do’s and don’ts’ requirements for the bins around school. The students…

Science & Engineering Week

As part of National Science & Engineering Week, Year 9 students utilised the plastic bottles collected as part of the ‘Recycle For The Future’ project to create 2 ‘greenhouses’ for the allotment. The plan was initially to build more greenhouses to share with our linked Primary School, however, the project was far more time-consuming than anticipated…

Young Enterprise Initiative

Working with Young Enterprise and Warrington Borough Councillor Geoff Settle, students created a business designed to help the local community and be sustainable. They were each given £15 – but also had to raise additional capital to fund their company. The company created, ‘Primary Gardens’, offered a service to local primary schools. They planned to design…

Year 7 Pupil Premium Allotment

The Eco-Schools committee successfully put a bid into the PTA for funding to create an orchard and an allotment, with a view to growing and harvesting the crops produced. The Orchard has been planted but saplings have yet to bear fruit, the allotment has been created with vegetables planned to be planted and grown in…

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