Year 6 Meet Alex Chalk to Discuss Environmental Issues
Four pupils from Year Six were invited to attend a conference with Alex Chalk to discuss issues around COP 26 as well as more local issues. All four pupils were invited to ask a question which raised issues such as the need for more clean energy for charging cars, location of charging points, funding to improve schools to reduce the CO2, reduce costs for public transport and the introduction of no idling zones in the local area.
Our four pupils spoke with confidence and clarity and Alex Chalk’s responses clarified the issues around funding as well as the responsibilities of the local council.
The Seven Steps to Eco-Schools Green Flag success
Eco-Schools in more than 70 countries around the world follow the same Seven Step framework, which has been designed to place young people in control of environmental actions in their school, local community and beyond.
Our first step is for the children to form a committee to guide the school and children through an action plan to support a reduction in our CO2 footprint as well as enhance our school grounds and become more environmentally friendly.
We are looking for children who care deeply about environmental issues and want to take steps to improve our planet. We will be following the seven steps to gain the Eco-Schools Green Flag. Follow this link to find out more about the seven steps to success.
We are looking for a child to represent each class as well as some additional Year 6 children to support the meetings at Benhall Infant School. The plan is for the two schools to work closely together to support both Benhall Residents Association plan to reduce CO2 in the local area as well as improve the school grounds.
If you are interested in representing your class, please write a letter to Mr Sim outlining why you believe you would be a successful representative for your class.
We are looking for someone with the following qualities:
In your letter, you could :
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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