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After a lengthy absence, the BLOG is back and means action, quite literally. We are busy getting our Green Flag application together and have planned our Day of Action. It is happening on Thursday 6th June and it has a … Continue reading

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We have produced a short Eco Club newsletter of recent activities that we will be handing out at St Aidan’s Church (Mearns Road) Eco Fair this Saturday 8th October (12-3). They will have stalls with advice on how to ‘go … Continue reading

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Our Eco Code

We have thought long and hard of how to present our Eco Code and what should be in it and what our school should be trying to do. Here is our finalised Eco Code that is going to be presented … Continue reading

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Plastic bottles bird feeders

Some of the bird feeders that we have made from recycled plastic bottles. They are proving very popular with the surrounding birds and even some squirrels. I suppose they deserve some food too given the snowy weather in December!

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Eco Schools Conference

Mr Kerr and members of the Eco Club attended an East Renfrewshire Eco Schools Conference today at Woodfarm High School. It was a very informative event and we have come away with some excellent ideas for the present and for … Continue reading

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News just in – St Ninian’s awarded Eco Schools Silver Award

We have just been informed that we have been awarded the Eco Schools Silver Award. Well done to all those pupils involved with the Eco Club for their hard work this year. It has really paid off. We can start … Continue reading

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The environmental cost of googling?

Our school resource librarian has drawn my attention to this interesting article reported on the BBC website. An academic from Harvard University in the States has claimed that just two searches on Google produces a similar volume of Carbon Dioxide … Continue reading

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