Students Plant 840 Trees as Part of 'Big Climate Fightback'

West Buckland Preparatory School | 6 Dec 2019
Students at West Buckland School, from age 3 upwards, have planted 840 'wildlife friendly' trees on the school's campus as part of the 'Big Climate Fightback' launched by the Woodland Trust.
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Students at West Buckland School, from age 3 upwards, have planted 840 'wildlife friendly' trees on the school's campus as part of the 'Big Climate Fightback' launched by the Woodland Trust. The charity is donating free trees to schools and started the hashtag #everytreecounts. The children at West Buckland are hoping that other schools will follow their example.

This is also part of an initiative, started by the school's Ecology and Wildlife Society, which was set up a year ago and which has introduced a number of initiatives to improve the ecology and environment around the campus, something that the students feel very strongly about.

Other initiatives have included planting a wildflower meadow, which was planted last summer, and removing the use of single use plastic at school.




About West Buckland Preparatory School

Our thriving co-educational Preparatory School has its own separate identity and its own special character. The pursuit of excellence and the desire to develop the full potential of each child are two fundamental aims of the school. The curriculum is broad and rich in content and the aim is to exceed the requirements of the national curriculum at all levels.

We also provide a safe, secure and caring environment for the children where they can enjoy their schooldays. Our school fosters natural curiosity and a love of all learning. It provides a broad foundation of academic skills and prepares the children for an active and purposeful life within the wider community.

 

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