Special Visitor!

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On Friday the Eco Committee were luckily enough to have a meeting with our local MP Mr Kevin Hollingrake. We all met in the staffroom (that was excitement enough for many of them!) and then the children asked him a range of 'Eco' based questions ranging from single use plastics, to electric cars, to recycling. Mr Hollingrake answered every question in great detail and explained the Government's current stance and intentions. He seemed very impressed with their commitment to eco issues and also their ideas and opinions.

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Good News

Just before we broke up for Easter, we found out that we had been awarded our Silver Eco

 Schools award. Well done to everyone involved. IMG 1256

Power Down Pete and Innovation Day

On Thursday we had a visit from Power Down Pete, the North Yorkshire energy saving hero. He came in to do an assembly all about how we can help save the planet from the effects of global warming. We all went away with lots of new information and facts about how we are all contributing to the health of our planet.

Hopefully the children will have gone home and you told all about the assembly and maybe even encouraged you as a family to make small changes which, collectively will make a big difference. 

 

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Are you saving energy?

At MCPS we are trying to save on the amount of energy we use in school. Eco committee reps have undertaken class audits to see how good they are at switching off the lights when not in use.

Each class should now have a sign under each switch to remind them also a light monitor whose job it is to switch off the lights when the class leaves the room.

 

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