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School Name
  WESTVILLE PRIMARY
Rationale / Mission
  We recognize that each child is unique. Therefore, Westville Primary respects the individual needs of learners, fosters a supportive and creative environment and emphasizes the holistic development of all learners.
Vision
  To nurture the balanced development of Body, Mind and Spirit, leading to the fulfillment of each individuals potential within the broader Diverse Community.
Initiatives
  1. JOJO tank water saving
2. Grey water collection and reusing
3. Sunflower garden
4. Paper recycling- Mondi bin
Existing School Focus Areas
 

  • Production, Consumption & Waste
  • Water & Sanitation

Establish An Adult Action Team & A Learner Action Team / Eco-club
 

  • We have an Adult Action team
  • We have a Learner Action team / Eco-club

Upload Team List
 

Action Team Member List
 

Name of staff/parent/community member Grade/role/task assigned
JANICE HESQUA ECO-GROUP COORDINATOR
ANASTACIA FORTUIN ECO GROUP EDUCATOR
ADRIAN MAY ECO GROUP EDUCATOR

Year One Focus Area
 

Focus Area Details
Production, Consumption & Waste
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Target 1
RECYCLING- To get the whole school actively involved in recycling. We will then use the money generated from the recycling to fund the rest of our projects. The wheelchair will be donated to a member of the community. The eco furniture will be used by all learners during intervals or outdoor lessons.
Target 1: Goals
Goal Identified Action Identified Location/Area within School Implementation steps Resources needed Who is responsible? Deadline
Recycle paper Collect recyclable paper in the mondi bin and once full, contact company to collect. Paper bins in the classroom. Mondi bin located in the back playground by the school fence. 1. Ensure that each class has a paper bin. 2. Bin monitors to empty the bins Bigger in class paper bins. Ms. Fortuin and intern. Ongoing project
Bottle tops and bread tags for wheelchair Collect bottle tops and bread tags. Inside the classrooms and storage bins 1. Collect bottle tops and bread tags from the learners. 2. Once classroom bins are full, it get emptied in the bigger bins. 3. Once filled, exchange for a wheelchair Bigger storage bins (refuse bin size). contact for company that collects bottle tops and bread tags. Mr. May and interns Ongoing project
Make eco brick furniture Collect materials and make eco bricks, then make furniture. In class eco brick collection, furniture for outdoor play areas. 1. Collect eco-bricks. 2.collect plastic from school grounds. 3. Make eco-bricks. 4. make furniture with bricks. Glue or cement for sticking furniture. Spray paint or outdoor paint for furniture. Ms. Hesqua and interns Ongoing project
Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
In need of partners Recycling plastic
Target 2 (Optional)
GARDEN- We will be starting a vegetable garden. The garden will be used to supply our feeding scheme. We want to create a compost heap that will produce the soil we need to sustain the garden. We will be using the JOJO tanks to water the garden as well as other grey water projects.
Target 2: Goals
Goal Identified Action Identified Location/Area within School Implementation steps Resources needed Who is responsible? Deadline
Compost heap Create a compost heap that will feed the soil of our garden. Compost heap will be located in the cornered off garden area in the park. 1. Get compost bins. 2. learners and staff bring compost materials, as well as the feeding scheme. 3. use that soil to feed the garden. Compost bins Ms Fortuin and interns September
Vegetable garden Start a vegetable garden. Will be located in the cornered off garden area in the park. 1. Prepare ground 2. germinate seeds with learners. 3. Plant seedlings. 4. water regularly. 5. maintain garden. Gardening equipment eg. spade, garden hoe. Ms Hesqua and interns September
Use JOJO tanks for garden watering Use the water collected in the JOJO tanks to water garden. Next to park and next to office block. 1. Collect the water from JOJO tanks. 2. use water to water garden Watering jugs for the learners to use Mr May and interns September
Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
We are in need of partners Garden implementation
Target 3 (Optional)
HEALTH AND WELLNESS- We want to start a each one reach one initiative. We will collect toiletries from parents who are able to donate, and redistribute it to learners in need. To ease the stress of academics, we want to increase outdoor lessons for learners.
Target 3: Goals
Goal Identified Action Identified Location/Area within School Implementation steps Resources needed Who is responsible? Deadline
Toiletry drive Collect toiletries to redistribute to learners Whole school 1. Collect toiletries. 2. Redistribute packages to those in need. Any contribution of toiletries Ms Hesqua Ongoing
Uniform drive Collect second hand cloths to redistribute Whole school 1. Collect uniform. 2. Redistribute packages to those in need. Any contribution towards uniform for kids who do not have. Ms Fortuin Ongoing
Outdoor lessons Periodically have outdoor lessons in the garden Garden area or park 1. Set a timetable. 2. Interns take learners out for lessons once a week. Lesson plans Mr May Ongoing
Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
We are in need of partners donations toward projects.

Year Two Focus Area
 

Year Three Focus Area