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School Name
  St. James RC Primary School
Rationale / Mission
  We want to instil in our learners a life-long love of God's creation and a consciousness that they are the custodians thereof.
Vision
  We want to be a more sustainable school because we want to make a difference to the environment by leaving it in a better condition for future generations.
Embedding Sustainability
 

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Initiatives
  Ocean alive, Vegetable garden, school feeding scheme, Sanitary towels program and food parcels program
Existing School Focus Areas
 

  • Biodiversity Network
  • Community & Social Responsibility
  • Production, Consumption & Waste
  • Health & Well-being
  • Marine & Coast

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

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Action Team Member List
 

Name of staff/parent/community member Grade/role/task assigned
Dugan Jenkins, Marilyn Kayster, Desiree Clarence Intermediate, Senior and foundation phase co-ordinators

Year One Focus Area
 

Focus Area Details
Production, Consumption & Waste
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Target 1
Reduce the amount of plastic ending up in the bin and Ocean by placing plastic, crisps packets, sweet wrappers etc into eco-bricks.
Target 1: Goals
Goal Identified Action Identified Location/Area within School Implementation steps Resources needed Who is responsible? Deadline
Create awareness about the impact of plastics on ocean life Making posters raising awareness within the school assembly talk introducing the theme Posters, already made eco bricks all staff end of feb 2022
Strengthening the eco bricks ask learners to bring 2l bottles 1 each class class Teachers to speak to learners about collecting 2l 2L bottles and wooden dowel Class teachers beginning term 2
Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
Save our Seas Organization
waste ed Organization
Target 2 (Optional)
Reduce the amount of paper being thrown away and recycling it.
Target 2: Goals
Goal Identified Action Identified Location/Area within School Implementation steps Resources needed Who is responsible? Deadline
Recycle paper at school. Each class to use a waste bin specifically for paper. Within school Learners must use the recycling bins in the class. This will be emptied into the recycling bins near the library. Once per term the paper will be taken to Retreat for recycling. Waste bins whole school December 2022
Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
School
Target 3 (Optional)
Plant a vegetable garden.
Target 3: Goals
Goal Identified Action Identified Location/Area within School Implementation steps Resources needed Who is responsible? Deadline
Find a plot of land to use. Partner with a keen experienced gardener. Close to school. Dig up the ground and prepare it for planting. Spades, garden forks, compost, seeds and seedlings. Mr. Jenkins and Eco group December 2022
Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
Kevin Poggenpoel for use of land. Margie for assistance with the garden. School
Focus Area Details
Marine & Coast
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Target 1
To educate our Learners about the animals / organisms in the ocean.
Target 1: Goals
Goal Identified Action Identified Location/Area within School Implementation steps Resources needed Who is responsible? Deadline
Y Y Y Y Y SOS and MR. Jenkins December 2022
Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
Save Our Seas Foundation School
Target 2 (Optional)
Target 2: Goals
Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
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Target 3 (Optional)
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Potential Partners
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Year Two Focus Area
 

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Target 3 (Optional)
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Year Three Focus Area
 

Focus Area Details
Biodiversity Network
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Target 1
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Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
School
Target 2 (Optional)
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Name of partner Type of Partner
School
Target 3 (Optional)
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Potential Partners
Name of partner Type of Partner
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