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Eco Club Minutes 2016-17

May 9th 2017

 

In attendance: Kitty, Luca, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate,
Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

 

- We discussed our Eco board and how it wasn't looking the most attractive so we came up with a new design.

 

- We created speech bubbles with everything that we'd done this year and are going to put photos up with these. 

 

- We ended the session by weeding the flower beds and getting rid of the flowers which were dead! 

May 2nd 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Lola,  Louie, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Cora, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Kate, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

 

- Today was a beautiful day so we decided to get outside to complete a living creatures survey (minibeasts, etc). 

 

- We began by creating a tally chart in pairs and then away we went!

 

- We spotted all sorts including spiders, woodlouse, birds and much much more! 

 

March 21st 2017

 

In attendance: Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

 

- We watched two videos all about honey bees and why they are so important for our world!

 

- We then had a fantastic discussion on our experiences and knowledge of bees. 

 

- Then we tasted honey on bread...which was delicious! 

 

- Finally we thought of questions of what we would like to find out about bees (see our main eco page to see our unBEEtable questions!). These questions will now take our learning and experiences forward with this topic! 

March 14th 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Sam, Amir, Kate and Mr Walsh. 

 

- Today's session was mainly to complete our Eco iCans exhibit. 

 

- We all put the finshing touches to it.

 

- Then Millie, Kate, Chloe, Amir, Sam and Meryen presented the exhibit to the rest of Eco Club to practice ready for the museum exhibition on Saturday! 

March 7th 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate,Meryen, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

 

 

February 28th 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate, Meryen, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

February 14th 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate,Meryen, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

February 7th 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate,Meryen, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

January 31st 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate, Meryen, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

January 24th 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate, Meryen, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

January 17th 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate, Meryen, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

January 10th 2017

 

In attendance: Matilda, Kitty, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Kate, Meryen, Mr Walsh and Mr Morgan.

December 6th 2016

 

In attendance: Simone, Matilda, Kitty, Edward, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Louie, Sam, Amir, Kate, Mr Walsh, Marley's Dad and Mr Morgan.

 

- We briefed Mr Walsh on the goings on of Eco Club over the past 3 months.

 

- Then we got our gloves on, rolled up our sleeves and collected up as many leaves as possible from outside the school gates to save people slipping and tripping, whilst also unblocking the drains! Check out our Eco page for the pics.

November 29th 2016

 

In attendance: Greta, Simone, Matilda, Kitty, Edward, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Lola, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Meryen, Kate and Mr Morgan.

 

- We got back into our groups for our exhibition. 

 

- We talked about how we could develop our story - how could we tell it?

 

- Lastly we decided to draw the characters for our story.

November 22nd 2016

 

In attendance: Greta, Simone, Matilda, Kitty, Edward, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Lola, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Meryen, Kate and Mr Morgan.

 

- Our 'Eco Managers' gave feedback on their experiences at Thornhill Primary School. 

 

- We discussed how we could create our 'Eco Story' ready for our exhibit for the National Museum. 

 

- Lastly we got into groups ready to brainstorm...before we knew it, it was time to go home!

November 1st 2016

 

In attendance: Greta, Simone, Matilda, Kitty, Edward, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Lola, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Meryen, Kate and Mr Morgan.

 

- We discussed what we would like to do next as an eco club and decided that waste/litter would be our focus. 

 

- We looked at a presentation on waste in landfill and discussed why it's so bad for the environment.

 

- We watched videos on waste to further our understanding. 

 

- Lastly we discussed ideas on how to best to tackle waste at Radnor (see the circle map for details). 

October 11th 2016

 

In attendance: Greta, Simone, Matilda, Kitty, Edward, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Libby, Lola, Isaac, Gracie, Torin, Marley, Cora, Orlagh, Shamsa, Millie, Chloe, Meryen, Kate, James, Sam, Amir Louie and Mr Morgan.

 

- We discussed the learning we had experienced in our classrooms this week so far during the ten day turn down. 

 

- We continued to make posters to promote the turn down.]

 

- Whilst in small groups we checked on the energy usage in each class- scoring them out of 5 if they achieved well. If they had 5 out of 5 they receive a star on their door, but if they don't they had a speech bubble to give the class/teachers pointers on how to be better energy savers!  

 

- We will continue each lunchtime for the next 2 weeks.   

October 4th 2016

 

In attendance: Greta, Simone, Matilda,  Edward, Luca, Elli, Lola, Isaac, Gracie, Harvey, Cora, Orlagh, Millie, Chloe, Meryen, Kate, Sam, Louie and Mr Morgan.

 

- Ten Day Turn Down was the focus

 

- We decided to make posters to put around the school to promote the event! 

 

- Kate, Chloe and Millie created an informative presentation to give to during assembly on Monday with Tim Roberts to kick off Energy Awareness Day! 

 

 

 

September 27th 2016

 

In attendance: Greta, Simone, Summer, Matilda, Kitty, Edward, Luca, Elli, Mia, Lola, Isaac, Gracie, Harvey, Cora, Orlagh, Millie, Chloe, Meryen, Kate, Louie and Mr Morgan.

 

- We started we're we left off last week - discussing the 10 day turndown. 

 

- We thought about the best ways to promote the 10 day turndown - Posters, Assembly, A Banner, Email to Parents.

 

- Then we decided to crack on with making our save energy posters using the iPads - check them out on our Eco webpage. 

September 20th 2016

 

In attendance: Greta, Summer, Matilda, Kitty, Edward, Luca, Elli, Jesse, Mia, Lola, Isaac, Gracie, Harvey, Cora, Orlagh, Millie, Chloe, Meryen, Kate, Louie and Mr Morgan.

 

Our first Eco Club of the year...

 

- We began by introducing ourselves to each other - this year we've got 27 members - more than ever before!!!

 

- We then split into two groups - 'old eco members' and 'new eco members'. 

 

- The old eco members were asked to create a presentation to explain what eco club is all about.

 

- The new members were asked to brainstorm what they think eco club will entail!

 

- We fed back our presentations. 

 

- Lastly we talked about the 'Ten Day Turndown' which will take place from the 10th October. We discussed how we can save energy at Radnor - to be continued next week! 

 

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