Last week we had the pleasure of delivering our first workshop on habitats and waste to the amazing little Planet Protectors in year 4 at Hillcrest Primary School.
Abigail, Alice, Fran and I spent a thoroughly rewarding and entertaining afternoon playing games and talking about the environment, with two year 4 classes becoming the first official Planet Protectors. The children had lots of energy and giggles and impressed us all with their knowledge; particularly how quickly they learned during the games.
Here are a few of the lovely things that the pupils said after the workshops:
'I think it was good that the games were ones we have all played before which meant we could concentrate on the message of looking after our planet.' Zara
'I really liked the material challenge and if my phone breaks or smashes I'm definitely recycling it.' Alfie
'I really enjoyed musical chairs as I got to be active but also learn about habitats.' Harvey
'I enjoyed the games because it meant we got to work as part of a team.' Issy
'I thought it was clever because it was fun but we also learnt about the effects on the environment.' Ava
All four of us feel hugely inspired by the children's attitudes and care, and we have taken this back to the team at ecosurety. It is so great to feel a bond within the community which is outside of normal work interactions.
We want to say a massive thank you to Hillcrest Primary School for having us for our first ever workshop and we are looking forward to continuing our work together to support Hillcrest Primary School in their mission of becoming as sustainable as possible.
Want to get involved? If you work at a school based in Bristol or you are an organisation that would like to help further the reach of the Planet Protectors Project, please contact me on 0845 094 2228 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Key account manager
Olivia joined Ecosurety in October 2014 as a Graduate account specialist. Now, as a key account manager, her role involves working with our members to provide support across all aspects of the company.
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