Environmental Education

Environmental Education 2020-08-19T04:34:24+00:00

“Confident Learners who accept social responsibility and live sustainably”

As an Enviro School we hold the belief that it is important to teach our children about the environment.

Our aim is to provide an excellent education for each child in a caring, happy atmosphere. We want children to feel secure to develop self-confidence in a supportive busy and active environment where learning is central to all we do.

Education for sustainability is embedded in our school curriculum and our ethos.

We are committed to reducing waste and reuse and recycle as much as possible. We are a member of Paper 4 Trees and this helps us to recycle our paper and cardboard waste. We also shred paper for our compost and wormery.

Our food scraps are given to our school chickens or our wormery. Eggs from the chickens are either used in classes or sold with the money going back to the chickens covering the cost of food. Our worm tea is diluted and spread on the vegetable garden or fruit trees.

Our students are provided with not only good teaching, but an abundance of activities and opportunities that allow them to enjoy this wonderful setting but also to grow skills to build the qualities that will allow them to live our vision.

We work to be a part of our community having a positive relationship with our neighbour, Te Aute College, spending time at Pukehou Marae, recognising and valuing our local Maunga through naming our House teams after them, and participating in many Central Hawkes Bay events.

Fostering a generation of people who instinctively think and act sustainably.