Eco Schools

Page last updated at 2:17 PM, Tue 09 Dec 2014

First Eco Flag - 2004

On Wednesday 8th November 2004 we held our first Eco flag Party in Strathkinness Village hall. Primary 1 – 6 led the festivities. We all danced and did a play on ‘Saving the Planet’.  Food was laid out in the colours of the rainbow and everybody was allowed to eat it.  Every pupil in the school decorated a bun which spelt out our Eco slogan – Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.

The flag symbolizes the hard Eco work initiatives undertaken by the school including composting, energy saving, recycling and healthy eating.

Two pupils spoke on behalf of the Travel Action Group explaining what they had done since achieving their Travel Action Charter.

Sheila Goodwin (Eco coordinator) &  Anne Mudie (member of the community) were presented two bouquets of flowers to thank them for helping us achieve our second Eco Flag.

 Second Eco Flag - 2006

Strathkinness Primary School celebrated our second Eco Flag in fine style on 6th October 2006 with a Flag Raising Ceremony and Eco Party.  The whole school and local community gathered to witness the unfurling of the coveted Green Eco Flag.

After the flag raising, the party started in the Village Hall. Dancing, tasty goodies and lots of good fun followed. Everyone should be justly proud of a wonderful Eco achievement.

 Rotary Club April - 2009

We entered the Rotary Club Eco presentation held in St Andrews Town Hall.  Our group was made up of 4 senior class pupils who as part of their Media Topic created a powerpoint & MP3 presentation for the judges.  We are delighted to announce the pupils came second in the competition. 

Third Eco Flag - April 2009

On Friday 24th April we welcomed Kirsten Leask & Grace Morris to the school to assess our chances for our Third Eco Flag.  After viewing the school, its grounds, the local Church & gardens and our multi media interactive display in the village hall I am delighted to report that we have successfully gained our third flag.

Please contact the school Eco Coordinator for further Eco information.

More information is to be found on the Fife Eco Schools website

Fourth Eco Flag - April 2012

Once more we welcomed Kirsten Leasks team to the school to assess our chances for our Forth Eco Flag.  Once more the assessment was very thorough.  Our Eco Cordinator - Mrs Jackson was delighted to tell the pupils of their success in gaining their Fourth Eco Flag.

Fifth Eco Flag - October 2014

Mrs Jackson helped corodinate the pupils secure the school its 5th Eco Flag.  Pupils undertook a number of acitivities including planting bulbs and trees around the village.  The assessors were very impressed with the plastic bottle green house in the allotment.

 

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