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Sustainability


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Sue Higgins

09/06/17

Planter boxes in front of Manabi

We are very excited about our new plants in our planter boxes outside the Manabi building on the oval. This year the Preps volunteered to look after them and during our last working bee Alfie’s Dad weeded and cleaned up around the boxes and Alfie’s grandmother donated heaps of plants to create a fairy garden […]

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Sue Higgins

09/06/17

Creatures of the Bay Exhibition

We are Jemma and Eva and we are going to tell you about our Creatures of the Bay exhibition. Last term Beach Patrol came to visit us. Beach Patrol is a company that picks up rubbish along every beach in Melbourne. We had a big rubbish clean up with Beach Patrol. We picked up so […]

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Sue Higgins

09/06/17

Sustainability at SKPS

I have the greatest admiration for the work that all staff do on a daily basis at our divine school. I am fortunate to be surrounded by staff who have enormous hearts, who strive to provide the most enriching educational experiences for every child and who are committed to developing the whole child so that […]

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Sue Higgins

31/05/17

PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Bicycle Hospital started as two Dad’s repairing bikes under a tree at their kids’ local school to ensure every kid has access to a working bike so they can ride regularly. Two and a half years later Dr Cranky has helped repair and give away over 230 bikes from the Flemington Primary School Bicycle Hospital and has expanded to […]

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Sue Higgins

30/04/17

Telstra Grant

Great news! Telstra Kids Grant We are delighted to announce our success in applying for a $1,200 grant from Telstra. Telstra Kids helps children thrive in their connected world. Our Telstra Kids grant will be used to provide natural shade in our Enchanted Garden!  Huge thanks to Steve Bauer, from Telstra, who is Elly’s Dad, for applying for the […]

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Sue Higgins

26/03/17

Ride2School Day

Ride2School day was a huge success. Matt Pike and Anabel Herr coordinated the event. CoPP Councillor Tim Baxter, spoke enthusiastically to many children about the benefits of travelling to school via any means other than a car. Renee (CoPP) arrived bright and early to help the large team of staff prepare a healthy breakfast for […]

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Sue Higgins

26/03/17

Decreasing our Water Usage

Decreasing our water usage at St Kilda Primary is a major focus at our school. We have 5 rainwater tanks to water our oval and service some of our toilets, have a drip system installed at the productive garden and water the oval during the night to decrease evaporation. Last year we also became involved […]

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Sue Higgins

09/02/17

Our Magnificent New Compost Bins

Reducing and reusing green waste is a main focus at our school. Late last year we purchased a worm farm and 3 chickens to help us with all the green waste children and staff leave behind, but that was not enough, as there is only so much 3 chooks and worms can devour. Fortunately, the Port Phillip […]

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Sue Higgins

24/11/16

Sustainability Expo

Our Year 6 cherubs have been learning about the elements of sustainable design and have designed, built and presented models of  sustainable houses at our recent Grand Sustainable Design Expo! The children confidently explained the different elements of their houses from insulation to rainwater and grey water tanks. The positioning of the houses on the land, the clever use of windows, glass […]

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Sustainability

11/11/16

Winners of Resource Smart Awards!!!!

What an exciting day for St Kilda Primary School. Our two sustainability captains Amber and Emily, Anabel Norbury and Laura Keays got to accept the award of ‘Waste Primary School of the Year Award’ at the Resource Smart Awards. Resource Smart received 206 applications from schools right across Victoria and our hearts filled with pride […]

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