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John Fielding School win first place in the special needs category at Lincolnshire Show!

C.I.T - Community Inclusive Trust. Where learning comes first

Pupils from Dolphins class at John Fielding Special School were delighted to win first prize at the Lincolnshire Show for their Eco-Friendly School project.

In front of an impressive display, the pupils presented to the judges all of the work they had undertaken for their project. This included:

  • Researching about being eco-friendly
  • Visiting Lion Plants to learn about growing vegetables
  • Visiting the Sealife Centre to understand water pollution
  • Welcoming a guest from Anglian Water to discuss how to save water
  • Visiting PC World to learn about energy ratings
  • Running a recycling charity shop that involved making and selling vases out of wine bottles, coral reef art work and t-shirt bags
  • Taking empty bottles to the bottle bank
  • Litter picking at school, the park and college
  • Setting up a compost heap
  • Buying recycling bins and containers for every class and putting up signs around school to turn taps and light switches off
  • Cooking a vegetarian meal for the whole school
  • Gardening and planting vegetables
  • Planting bee friendly flowers and making a bee house
  • Planning Earth Day for the whole school
  • Saving batteries to recycle

And If that wasnโ€™t enough, they also provided seed bombs to grow bee friendly flowers for all of the judges before fielding some testing questions.

Pupils from Dolphins class said,ย โ€œWe are really excited for the trophy to be engraved with our school name on!โ€

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