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Planet Protectors

We are the Planet Protectors: we work hard to improve our school environment. Ms Sutton-Horn helps us to think of new ideas and projects. We share our ideas with the rest of the children in the school and sometimes we launch competitions. 


Meet the team...

Our achievements 2021-2022
*We arranged for the year 6 children to go on a local litter pick.

*We created a wonderful vegetable garden in our school.

*We promoted the walk to school week throughout school.

*We planted new trees in our school grounds to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee. 

*The school joined up with other schools in the area and the local council to create a community group. 

Our achievements 2022-2023

*We recycled plastic in school and reduced the use of single use plastic

*We extended the local litter pick so that it included all the children in school on Don't Trash Oldham day. 

*We planned a "Walk to School Week" in the summer term.

*We were involved in "Plant your pants". 

*We continued to sow and grow our own vegetables. 



Our priorities for 2023-2024

*We are planning to take part in the Eco Schools Cut Your Carbon Campaign.

*We will promote the RSPBs Great British Garden Birdwatch.

*We will promote The Big Plastic Count to all pupils to help with citizen science.

*We will join in with activities as part of the National Education Nature Park and Climate Action Awards.

*We plan to organise a local litter pick for 'Don't Trash Oldham' day. 

*We will plan a 'Walk to School Week' in the summer term.

*We are going to be involved in 'Plant your Pants'. 

*We plan to create a 'Grow a Sunflower campaign" to help our insects.

*We will continue to sow and grow our own vegetables.

*We will grow and weigh our potatoes.


Watch this space to see what other ideas your planet protectors can think of!