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Information for parents - Eco/Gardening Club

Information for Parents Eco / Gardening Club



The Club will be held on Thursday of each week from

15.15 - 16.15 hrs.


Team members should bring Wellingtons or footwear suitable for wet muddy conditions.


How parents can help:

·        Ensure your child has correct footwear

·        Pick up on time


The Club will be holding a Climate Week on 21 – 27 March.

·        Tree  planting

·        Spud planting

·        Eco Assembly held by the Eco Team

·        Mini Challenge to help create a low carbon future.


If you can help the Eco/Gardening Club requires the following:


·         Seeded potatoes. If you have any rooted potatoes and would like to recycle them into our planter they would be greatly appreciated (needed in time for the Climate Week).

·         Gardening Gloves (child size) we are very short of these items.

·         Hand tools – All the old ones are worn out.

·         Any kind of shrub, plant, tree suitable for our grounds.

·         Assistance – We have some heavy work to do near the bottle greenhouse in building a vegetable patch with a fence round it. Or come and help in the club occasionally (be willing to get muddy and wet though).

·         Bird boxes, hedgehog houses in fact anything for bugs birds or hairy things.

·         Volunteers to participate in a Spring Clean of the school one Saturday in April. Activities will be washing & jet washing the outside of the school. A bit of sprucing up the quad (gardening) & generally having a good gab with tea & biscuits supplied by me Mr T. (full families welcome but you must supervise your own children) Drop me a note or call in on me if you would like to participate.


Look forward to hearing from you.


Mr T

Eco/Gardening Club Team Leader