↑ Return to Learning Teams

Sustainability

OUR VISION:

Newtown Primary School’s community has a strong commitment to providing an education that reflects    a local and global responsibility to our environment and the awareness of sustainable practice.

WE ARE A ONE STAR SUSTAINABLY SCHOOL!

Curriculum:

Sustainability across the curriculum.

Vegie Gardens where children learn and play.

Produce picked and cooked in class.

Outdoor environment for learning.

Excursions and incursions develop understandings.

                                      ***

Inititiavies:

Nude Food, Rubbish Free, Snack and Lunch encouraged.

Healthy Food

Reduce packaging by buying in bulk.

Reuse rather than throw away.

Recycle plastic at local supermarkets rather than go to landfill.

Newsletter: recieve it on-line to reduce paper.

                                       ***

Students Lead:

Children in all year levels have sustainability leadership roles.

House captains lead their houses.

Recycle paper, plastic containers, cans, cardboard and plastics to yellow bins.

Reduction of waste, gas, electricity and paper.


Permanent link to this article: http://newtownps.vic.edu.au/whats-new/sustainability/