Eco Schools

Recycled Christmas Decorations.

The children have made decorations from recycled materials for the Christmas Tree Festival at Christ Church in Lochgilphead.   Andrea from the GRAB trust suggested the activity, which the children eagerly took part in.   

Christ Church in Lochgilphead will be opening with teas & coffees on the 1st & 2nd December but the church is always open so that the trees can still be seen throughout December until Epiphany in January.

GRAB Trust Workshop

Drumlemble Primary has adopted Machrihanish Beach for the Marine Conservation Society’s Beachwatch Survey with the assistance of Andrea McShannon from the Beaches & Marine Litter Project (The GRAB Trust).An important job given the large and varying litter we see washed up along this section of coast, this information is collated UK wide to form a picture of the marine litter problem here in the UK.

Woodland Trust - Free Trees

We have received the first batch of our 400 free trees from the Woodland Trust, we plan to plant these to enhance our outdoor space and provide additional cover within the play area, and our current wood is very widely used as an outdoor classroom and play area. We will of course be looking for some volunteers to help with the planting in due course!   Our first batch are Wild woods,  which are a hardy native species that can tolerate exposed sites and help dry up areas where water collects easily.  Trees absorb water and their roots break up soil to help water penetrate the ground more dee

Eco-Schools Scotland Green Flag

Drumlemble Primary School have successfully renewed their Green Flag Award by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful in recognition of our Eco-Schools journey. To earn the Green Flag Award we have been following the seven elements of the programme for the past two years to ensure that the whole school and wider community has been involved.

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