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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National Tree Planting Week 2012

On Wednesday 21st November, Mrs Holden, the Eco School Councillors and our Eco School Governor - Mrs Kelly - will be taking part in a tree planting ceremony on Kingsway, Sunniside as part of National Tree Planting Week 2012.   We will be walking to Kingsway in...

Year 1 visit Gibside

What started out as a grey and gloomy day, soon turned out to be a beautiful, crisp Autumn morning.  Just perfect for a visit to Gibside!! To support our Literacy topic (Traditional/Fairy tales), our Science topic (Materials) and our Geography and History topics...

Wednesday 17th October – Bike It Workshop

Hi -  Dr Bike will be in school on Wednesday 17th October.  He will be working with each class discussing safe cycling and bike maintenance.  Can children to bring their bikes into school on Wednesday if possible?  We understand that not all children are able to do...

Another fantastic ‘biker’s breakfast’!!

Over 120 children and parents came to school this morning from 8am - to enjoy a hearty breakfast.  Everyone either cycled or scooted to school and were rewarded with croissants, cereal, toast, waffles, cereal bars and fruit. Thank you to everyone who came and...

You are invited to our ‘BIKE IT BREAKFAST’!!

Sustrans invite you to get into gear for a Bike It Breakfast. When is it happening?      Wednesday 3rd October, 2012. 0800 - 0855am   Where is it happening?    In the school hall   What is happening?          A FREE breakfast awaits all (children and parents) who...

Bike It comes to Clover Hill Primary School

  Bike It comes to Clover Hill Primary School   I'd like to introduce an exciting project that is starting at our school this year. Bike It is run by Sustrans, the country's leading sustainable transport charity, and helps more pupils to be able to cycle to...

Green Fingers in KS2!

Some of our KS2 pupils took charge of our vegetable beds with the help of a local allotment owner Mr Hall. They worked hard to plant a range of vegetable crops: carrots, spinach, lettuce, beetroot, broad beans, sprouts, cabbages, cauliflowers and leeks. They will be...

Bike It Breakfast!!!

  We had such a lovely morning with our Bike It officer, Mark.  We all cycled or scooted to school with our adults and then sat down to a magnificent feast of pain au chocolat, flapjacks, cereal bars, cheese, yoghurts, melon, apple, fruit juice and hot buttered...

Here comes the Bride… South Causey Scarecrow Festival 2012

  The children at Clover Hill have been working hard designing scarecrows for the South Causey Inn scarecrow festival over Easter!!  Year 1 chose their favourite design and worked in groups with Mrs Caygill to make the plans come to life!  A huge thank...

The ‘Green Flag’ flies again!!!

The Eco School Council are delighted and proud to annouce that we have officially been awarded the prestigious Eco School Green Flag for the second time in a row. The Eco Schools Assessor came into school on Friday, met with the Energy Busters and looked at everything...

2011 Eco School Council

Our new Eco School Councillors have had a super start to the new term.  They have already completed an environmental survey and from that formed an action plan of our priorities for the year.   We have been working on our application for the renewal of our...

Great Gardening !!

If you have been in the school yard recently you may have noticed the flourishing raised beds in front of Year 1/2 and Year 3/4. The children, with help from parents and grandparents, have been very busy planting, watering and weeding.We had an important visit from...

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