Eco Committee

Who We Are

We are the mighty Eco Committee and our job is to help the planet by spreading awareness of environmental issues and doing our best to lead change.

If you are interested about being an Eco Warrior for next year, or just want to find out what we do, ask any member of the Eco Committee (you’ll see us wearing a snazzy Eco Committee badge) or find our names and faces on the Eco-Board, or alternatively ask Mr Easter or Mr Carey.

What We Do

As an Eco-School, we start the year by completing an Environmental Review of the different topics: Biodiversity, Marine, Energy, Litter, Water, Healthy Living, School Grounds, Global Citizenship, Transport and Waste. You can see our Environmental Review on our Eco-Board. We then decide which topics we will want to work on. We have lots of discussion and a vote to make a choice. This year we chose Waste, Litter and Biodiversity.

 

We then split into groups to write an action plan and learn about why we monitor changes and evaluate. We decide who will complete the different tasks it takes to make a change. We learn teamwork, how to plan and how to be leaders.

 

This year, our plan has led us to change how we collect waste. We have recycling bins now for pens, oral care products, paper and batteries. We took a survey in the hall at lunch and found many children were throwing food away – we’ve greatly reduced this now by giving more pupils more choice about food quantities and limiting puddings to those who are still hungry. Single-use plastics have been eliminated from school dinners too!

 

We take part in national campaigns like the Spring Clean, when we collect litter in Churchfields Gardens, What’s Under Your Feet?, where we analysed the invertebrates living in our field, Waste Week, when we aim to monitor and reduce waste and deliver an assembly on waste and litter, and RSPB Birdwatch and the Blue Campaign. We often write a page for the school newsletter and post on social media to tell adults what we have been doing!

The Eco Committee digging

Make a Difference

  • Share ideas in weekly Eco Commitee meetings help us up to date and gives us the opportunity to feed back to our classes what we have discussed.
  • Speak in school assemblies to promote our Eco Code: reduce, reuse, recycle, refuse and repair and tell everyone about global threats.
  • Monitoring of waste, wildlife and litter (more topics next year).
  • Poster competitions – encouraging everyone in the school and the borough to recycle and use the recycling school bins.
  • Write newsletters and info for pupils and parents.
  • Litter Heroes – join litter picks and monitor littering on Friday (we only have snacks that create litter on Fridays now).

News

Members

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I want to be in the Eco Committee because I will try my hardest to make everyone reuse.

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I want to be in the Eco Committee because I want to help people and make them smile. I will put rubbish in the bin and make the world clean so it looks nice. Keep litter away from the oceans because some fish maybe might eat litter and die. Is it nice to do that? No it is not! So please lets keep animals safe.

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I wanted to join the Eco Committee because I would love to help the environment and stop climate change. I want to stop everything bad in Woodford, especially in our school. I believe we should stop littering and try to pollute the world less.

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I wanted to join the Eco Committee because I wanted to help make the world be an environmentally friendly place and I also like nature and it is important to encourage more animals to come to the school.

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I wanted to join the Eco Committee because I love nature and I want to prevent all animals becoming extinct (including us!).

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I want to be part of the Eco Committee because I love to do good things for the environment; stop littering, reduce pollution and not waste food… Also I want to keep the world safe for future generations.

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I wanted to be part of the Eco Committee because I want to have a clean environment. I would also like to learn about animals and how they adapt in the environment.

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I wanted to be part of the Eco Committee because I want to help Churchfields be litter free and help to cut down pollution.

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I want to be in Eco Committee because we go pm school trips and I want to save the environment.

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I want to be in the Eco Committee to help stop pollution because I would like the world to be nicer and a better place and I help to help with deforestation and stop litter on the streets and aslo for sea creatures in the sea.

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I chose to be in the Eco Committee to help the environment and save many different homes and lives, if we don’t pick up all the trash millions of endangered species would become extinct and also need to encourage bees, butterflies and other wildlife in the area

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I picked the Eco Committee because I want to help the environment and pollution.

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I thought the Eco Committee was all about picking up litter, but now I know it is actually about saving the environment and helping nature, so I am excited.

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I wanted to be part of the Eco Committee because I would love to save the environment and stop people dropping litter.

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I wanted to join the Eco Committee because I really enjoy it and I want to save the planet! Even just a small change , every little bit helps. Even recycling or throwing your trash in the bin. Everything helps.

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I wanted to be in the Eco Committee because I was an eco-warrior last year and I thought it was fun.

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I want to be in the Eco Committee because I hate plastic and I want to help the environment. I want to reduce food waste and plastic and help animals in the environment. I want to change the world for better and make it better for future generations.

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I wanted to in the Eco Committee because I really like animals and I want to keep them safe and keep the environment clean.

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I wanted to join the Eco Committee to try and help the environment so that we all live in a nice place.

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I wanted to be in the Eco Committee because I want to survive for longer and save the environment. All the children in Churchfields want more opportunities. We will suffer if we don’t react! That is why I have joined the Eco Committee to stop this happening.

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I wanted to be part of the Eco Committee because I want to save the environment and stop people throwing plastic in the sea.

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I want to be in the Eco Committee because we help the environment and stop using plastic.

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I want to be part of the Eco Committee because I like discovering different species of bugs and to help the school from being polluted or having no wild life. I think that companies should sell electric cars for less money so more people can buy them so there will be less pollution. There should be more green areas so wildlife do not suffer. That is how I/we can help protect the environment

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I wanted to join the Eco Committee because I wanted to keep picking up litter and also stop people littering on the ground and make the environment better. I hate when people throw litter on the floor! I want to make our planet better.

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I want to be part of the Eco Committee to help my classmates understand what we can recycle and how we can do it.

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I picked to be in the Eco Committee because I want less plastic in the ocean.

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I wanted to be in the Eco Committee because I want to help the eco system and tell people to stop littering and help my local area.

I joined the Eco Committee because I want to save and reuse things to help.   Sam Heyburn 4M

I want to be in the Eco Committee because I really want to help climate change and make the world a better place like last year. I already started picking up litter and like forward to it every week
Zara 4N