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12/10/16

Finalists in the Resource Smart School Awards 2016

Finalist Announcement: Resource Smart Schools Awards 2016 We could not be more excited to share the news that we are officially finalists in the very prestigious Resource Smart School Awards, for the category of Waste School of the Year. The success of our application is due to the hard work of our school community, our […]

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03/10/16

We are officially a 3 STAR school!

Dear everyone, Some incredibly news, we have just been officially certified as being a 3 star Resource Smart School. This is extraordinary and demonstrates to ourselves, the community and other schools across Victoria our outstanding efforts and leadership in sustainability. These stars represent our leadership across the state for waste, biodiversity and energy. We are […]

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Sue Higgins

17/09/16

St Kilda Solar Panel Project

The official launch of the St Kilda Solar Panel project was Thursday at 11am and St Kilda Primary School students were asked to participate in the media release as the school has a fantastic sustainability record. St Kilda Town Hall has installed 520 solar panels on their roof and it will save Council $44,000 a year in […]

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Jo O'Malley

12/09/16

Single Use Plastics: what can we do?

We all love to pop into our local cafe and grab a take away coffee. Take one look in the recycling bin in the staffroom and you will see how many cups we drink just as a SKPS staff! Recently we found out that we can recycle all coffee cups and lids within the CoPP […]

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Sue Higgins

09/09/16

Sustainable Schools Festival

The Sustainable Schools Festival, now in its 11th year, was thoroughly enjoyed by a number of our children this week. The day was filled with a variety of 20 minute student-led workshops, Aboriginal Cultural activities, food and music. The festival was proudly sponsored by Cities of Port Phillip, Bayside and Stonnington and schools from each of these areas […]

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Jo O'Malley

07/09/16

Our new Recycling Station!!!

Our SKPS Recycling Station in the Main Office foyer has been established for  year or so now and it has been very successful! We have been recycling printer cartridges, soft plastics, batteries and mobile phones and it has been wonderful to see the response. It has looked a little ramshackle and untidy and we thought […]

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Sue Higgins

19/08/16

Front Garden – Brighton Road Development

Yes, it’s happening! The dawn of a new era … You may have noticed that several tress and bushes have been removed from the front area of the school. We are beginning the works to create a magical, exploratory new play space for our treasures! It will be a place where they can dig for […]

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Jo O'Malley

12/08/16

Recycling hints!

Recycling can sometimes seem a daunting and complicated task. Is it a soft plastic? Can I recycle this lid? Can I recycle my deodorant container? Can the pizza box go in recycling? Here are some helpful websites to help you work it all out. Just click on the text to go straight to the websites: […]

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Sue Higgins

04/08/16

Sustainability Queen!

I am thrilled to announce that we have a new member of staff! Anabel Norbury has joined our team as our Sustainability Coordinator. Anabel has been working closely with Laura Keays and has commenced working in classrooms with the children in Year 5. Anabel will be working 1 day per week at our beautiful school. […]

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21/07/16

Plastic Free July Competition

Hi everyone, We are so excited to see the change in our plastic usage over the past week. Each grade has been counting and documenting how much plastic is being brought to school in lunch boxes each day. Teachers have been discussing single use plastic and students are working hard to not bring any plastic to […]

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