Tag Archive for 'Forest Primary School'

Waitrose speaks to Forest School pupils about benefits of healthy diet

May 30th, 2013 by Waitrose

On 17 May 2013, Allyson Walker, personnel manager of Waitrose Rohais, talked to students in year five and six at the Forest Primary School about the benefits of healthy eating. Mrs Walker was one of nearly 1,000 Waitrose Partners to promote healthy eating in schools to almost 15,000 pupils throughout the British Isles to mark […]

Waitrose helps Guernsey’s primary school children grow and sell food

May 12th, 2013 by Waitrose

Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ initiative aims to encourage seven to eleven year old children across the UK and Channel Islands to grow their own produce and sell it to Waitrose customers. The initiative, in association with the Waitrose farm on the Leckford Estate, aims to inspire over 100,000 children to grow their own produce during […]

Notre Dame du Rosaire Primary School wins gardening competition

July 12th, 2012 by Bedell Group

Notre Dame du Rosaire Primary School has won this year’s Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. The competition’s runners up were Forest Primary School and St Sampson’s Infants School jointly. The Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition is designed to help Bailiwick children understand […]

Bedell Cristin’s Little Green Fingers Guernsey primary schools’ project

July 1st, 2012 by Bedell Group

Judges spent two days visiting island schools taking part in this year’s Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. Phil Merrien, Manager for Parks and Gardens at States Works and Bob Paine from Guernsey Gardens, visited eight schools on 27 and Thursday 28 June  2012 with Ann […]

Enter 2012 Guernsey Conservation Awards by 25 May deadline

May 17th, 2012 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

“Go online, enter this year’s Conservation Awards competition and win funding for your environmental project.” That is the message from organisers of the new-look Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. “In the past we have rewarded successful conservation projects but for 2012 we are changing the emphasis to help fund ideas and potential initiatives,” said competition founder […]

Ten island schools compete in Little Green Fingers Schools’ project

May 15th, 2012 by Bedell Group

Ten of the island’s schools are taking part in this year’s Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. The competition, launched by BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Alys Fowler, aims to help Bailiwick children to understand environmental issues and experience gardening at school. The schools gardening competition runs […]

November 4 deadline to enter Guernsey primary and infant schools gardening competition

October 21st, 2011 by Bedell Group

THE Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey – aims to help Bailiwick children to understand environmental issues and experience gardening at school. The school gardening competition runs for a year and winners will be announced in July 2012. The first prize winner will be offered the choice […]

A few days left to enter Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards in Bailiwick of Guernsey

April 20th, 2011 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Environmentalists and eco-friendly gardeners have just a few more days to enter this year’s Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. The event, which has a £2000 prize, is open to any private individual, club, company or organisation and to any educational institution, has been running for 21 years. Islanders have until Tuesday 26 April to get their […]