Eco School

Clover Hill Primary School is proud to fly the prestigious ‘Eco-schools Green Flag’ awarded to us in April 2014, for the third consecutive year for our commitment to becoming a sustainable school.

We have a dedicated Eco-schools team consisting of Governors, staff and children who work hard all year round looking at ways of looking after our environment.

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Photos from Environment Week

What a fun week everyone! Here is a selection of photos from Environment Day. Have a great half term break. See you soon! Mrs. Eglington 🙂                             

Year 6 Slug It Out

This week, Year 6 have been using their fantastic ICT skills to create animated ECO adverts. We've learned how much hard work, and patience it takes to make an animation. Unfortunately some of our animations are too big to upload, but here's a few that aren't.  ...

Year 1 go fishing!

We had great fun today around our pond looking at the tadpoles and newts.  We are going to go back every week to see how they have changed and grown.      

Year 1 catching the raindrops!

We have made watcher catchers today! We collected old  plastic bottles from home, washed them and cut off their heads! We put the top upside down inside the bottle to act as a funnel to catch the raindrops. We added a gauge up the side of the bottle so we can measure...

Environment day at Clover Hill! (part 1)

Wednesday dawned bright and breezy, thankfully - ready for the WHOLE school to go outdoors for the WHOLE day!!! Staff had planned lots of fun activities for learning through our environment.  The children were organised into their castle teams, with different age...

An amazing start to Environment Week in Year 1!

We began our special week today,  looking at learning about and learning through our local environment.  We had a special visitor to help us today, Susan Reece, who works as a volunteer with the National Trust at Gibside.  It turns out she was an expert at building...

Bike It News

Ben Tweedie - our 'Bike It' officer will be in school on Friday 18th January.    He will be working with Years 4, 5 and 6 with a focus on fitness, health and pulse rates.   It is really important that your child brings their bike/scooter/flicker into...

Bling your Bike to school day!!

We had such fun today, decorating our bikes and scooters.  We took them into school and had a parade in the hall.  The best 'blinged' bikes and scooters were given prizes!!! We have been trying to cycle or scoot into school more often this term.  Everyone who cycles...

Reception parents enjoy a school lunch!

Today, our reception class parents came into school and enjoyed a school lunch with their child. Bacon in a wholemeal roll, chips and salad, a Mediterranean pasta dish or a jacket potato with various fillings were the choices on offer.  This was followed by a homemade...

Clover Hill’s ECO CODE 2012-13

The Eco School Council have been working hard to devise a new ECO CODE for school which we hope will adopted by all of our families.  The ECO CODE gives us tips how we can become more sustainable and live healthier lives. Clover Hill's Eco Code 2012   Everybody has a...

School Lunch Survey

The Eco School Council (Energy Busters) carried out a questionaire last month in every class.  Our aim was to find out children's views about lunchtimes in the hall. We would like to share with you a summary of the main points. Good points: -  Wide choice of healthy...

Clover Hill Plant Trees with the Mayor of Gateshead!

Today, the Eco School Council braved the rain and walked through Sunniside Park to Kingsway.  We met some of the Gateshead Council gardeners, local councillors and the Mayor! We were joined by 2 other local schools - Washingwell and Sacred Heart and two of our school...

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