Renewable energy at Woodlands Academy!

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The Edina Trust have awarded Woodlands Academy £500 for their fantastic, forward thinking, ‘Natural Energy’ wind turbineproject.

Students and staff at Woodlands Academy have spent the last 2 years clearing and transforming a disused wooded area into a fantastic educational woodland environment. This outdoor facility now boasts accessible pathways, outdoor classroom sections, a large pond, a motion camera to pick up wildlife activity during nightfall, and 2 wireless camera bird boxes (also funded by The Edina Trust) so that students can study the birds and secretly watch them nesting.

ALL this work has been achieved through volunteering, sourcing free materials and gaining funding.

The pupils are interested in natural energy and have been researching how they would benefit from installing a wind turbine in the woodland area. They felt strongly that this would provide them with natural energy for evening/winter lighting to   enable extended teaching hours at the outdoor classrooms, and also provide power for tools & equipment in the woodland, specifically for woodland craft projects.

Thanks to The Edina Trust, we have been able to purchase a Wind Turbine and can’t wait to get it installed so that pupils can engage in this fabulous environment, using natural energy.

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 POPLAR FARM PRIMARY SCHOOL - Helmsley Road, Grantham, NG31 8XF. Telephone 01476 515321

 



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 WOODLANDS ACADEMY - Partney Road, Spilsby, Lincs, PE23 1EJ. Telephone 01790 753902

ofsted outstanding 2014 2015




Isaac Logo  ISAAC NEWTON PRIMARY SCHOOL - Dysart Road, Grantham, NG31 7DG. Telephone 01476 568616 Ofsted GOOD



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 SPALDING SPECIAL SCHOOLS                                                                                                                                         The Priory School, Neville Avenue, Spalding, PE11 2EH. Telephone 01775 724080.                                             The Garth School, Pinchbeck Road, Spalding, PE11 1QF. Telephone 01775 725566

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01 Caythorpe use  CAYTHORPE PRIMARY SCHOOL - High Street, Caythorpe, NG32 3DR. Telephone 01400 272600 Ofsted GOOD



ganf logov9b fellowship 700 trans  GRANTHAM ADDITIONAL NEEDS FELLOWSHIP                                                                                                               Ambergate Sports College, Dysart Road, Grantham, NG31 7LP. Telephone 01476 564957                                   Sandon School, Sandon Close, Grantham, NG31 9AX. Telephone 01476 564994

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 LEARN logo v3 4000px 300dpi  LINCOLNSHIRE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH NETWORK (LEARN) - Autumn Park, Dysart Road,   Grantham, NG31 7EU. Telephone 01476 515322