Beach Clean Buddies

The Ignite Sustainability Group joined the Pre-School pupils on Thursday afternoon to help clean Southsea Beach. Storm Brendan was no match for the PGS pupils – neither the high wind speeds nor the vast amount of litter that it had brought onto the beach could deter them! The Sixth Form pupils enjoyed helping the Pre-School … Continued

Feed the birds

The Ignite! Sustainability group got crafty this week making bird feeders and windowsill herb gardens in an effort to “think global, act local”. The bird feeders will help our declining British garden birds during the winter months, whilst the windowsill herb gardens will help to reduce food miles and plastic waste. Very few products were … Continued

Sustainable World

The Ignite! Sustainability group have been very busy learning about sustainable foods and contacting Kikaaya College School in Uganda about sustainable energy.  Rosie Blackburn who previously worked at Wild Thyme in Palmerston Road, and has worked for a variety of food organisations internationally, came into school to talk to the Ignite! Sustainability group, GeogSoc and Miss Bolton’s EcoClub about how the … Continued

Responsible and Sustainable

Last weekend an intrepid group of Years 7 and 8 pupils ventured into a woodland to experience the art of butchery and how meat can be a responsible and sustainable food. A master butcher gave our pupils a chance to have a hands-on experience, by showing them how to prepare a humanely killed deer for … Continued

Saving the world

The children have been hearing about the problems of plastic pollution in their assemblies, and through the work of the Eco Council. It was decided that part of the day would be dedicated to understanding in more detail the problems arising from single use plastic. The children were encouraged to collect as much single use … Continued