Tag Archive for 'St Andrew’s Primary School'

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 […]

St Andrew’s Primary School pupils reuse and recycle waste resources

March 18th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

St Andrew’s School pupils have been transforming into superheroes to come up with a host of waste-busting ideas. The children, who have been learning about how the island deals with waste, were given a challenge to come up with ideas that a superhero could use to reduce rubbish and promote recycling and reuse. They will […]

RHS inspires parents and teachers in Guernsey with school gardening seminar

September 28th, 2012 by Bedell Group

More than 40 delegates from 14 Guernsey schools, and a Jersey school, attended a Royal Horticultural Society Campaign for School Gardening seminar to inspire teachers and parents in school gardens, and to provide ideas and resources for their gardening and growing initiatives as part of the Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project – in association […]

St Andrew’s Primary School pupils can stay fit with donation from CI Co-operative Society Helping Hands

July 18th, 2012 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

St Andrew’s Primary School pupils have a new climbing frame thanks to The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Helping Hands programme. The Co-operative donated £1,000 towards the purchase of the Trim Trail, a horizontal climbing frame that allows children to go over bridges, climb on monkey bars and use ropes to guide them along. The new […]

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 […]

Washing and squashing milk and juice cartons reduces burden on Mont Cuet once again

November 12th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Local schools have received nearly £14,000 thanks to a campaign that has helped increase the number of drinks cartons being recycled by more than 20%. The Wash & Squash initiative, which has been sponsored and run by HSBC Securities Services (Guernsey) Limited (HSSG) encouraged young islanders to recycle paper-based liquid food and drinks cartons. Fourteen […]

Guernsey Beachwatch volunteers out in force to collect litter on 18 & 19 September 2010

September 16th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

On 18 and 19 September 2010 hundreds of Islanders will be combing the Island’s beaches as part of the Marine Conservation Society annual Beachwatch survey, which is organised locally by the Environment Department. Beachwatch is the largest annual beach litter clean and survey in the UK, with thousands of volunteers combining efforts to clean dozens […]