As part of the school’s bid to be more sustainable and to educate the boys about being more environmentally aware each class has nominated an Eco Rep.
On Friday, 15th May we celebrated Green Day.
Alternative Energy Eco Competition. Deadline for entries 1st February 2015
In the run up to next Friday’s Green Day we are holding a competition to find out which class is the most environmentally friendly. Eco reps are going around the school at break times to monitor which classes have their light and overhead projectors turned off. The winners will be announced on Green Day.
Over the past couple of weeks boys have been competing in a house food waste competition. The eco team have been busy checking finished plates and handing out tokens to those who have finished all their food and overseeing that the tokens have been placed in the house pots. Read more...
As part of the National Waste campaign we will be holding a house competition from 3rd - 14th March to find out which house leaves the least amount of food waste. Read more...
The Green Day for this year will be on Friday 16th May 2014
Rokeby took part in the nationwide Switch Off Fortnight which ran from 18th November to 1st December. During these two weeks eco reps checked classrooms to see whether their lights and overhead projectors were turned off. Read more..
From the proceeds of Green Day we have bought a compost bin which now sits proudly in the school garden at the front of the school. Banana skins, orange peel and other fruit will be recycled here along with gardening waste so that in due course the Rokeby garden and flower beds will benefit from our very own compost.
The Eco group has been divided into 3 groups this year: a waste committee, an energy committee and a school grounds committee. Read more...