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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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Sustainability

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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Jo O'Malley

19/07/16

Recycling news!

Last week Laura Keays (Sustainability Coordinator), Anabel Norbury (Buildings and Grounds Subcommittee Convenor), Jo O’Malley (AP) and Brett Hedger (CoPP) met to discuss our current waste management system here at SKPS. Our community works hard to manage our waste as effectively as possible in a variety of ways from nude food to our Waste Free […]

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Sustainability

15/07/16

Plastic Free July Tips

Some easy tips for Plastic Free July are: Single use disposable bottles, especially for water, can be eliminated with almost no effort. Just grab a re-usable bottle and use that instead. Say no to straws. You may need to be on the look out for cafe staff popping them into your drink when you’re not looking. […]

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Sustainability

15/07/16

Plastic Free July

Hi everyone, Welcome back from holidays! We are excited about being ‘Change Makers’ again in Term 3. All of July we will be celebrating ‘Plastic Free July’ at St Kilda Primary School http://www.plasticfreejuly.org/. At home and school we would like you to think about how much plastic you use. Do you use plastic single use […]

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Sustainability

23/06/16

Cozy Clothes and Sustainable Food Wraps

One of our very talented sustainability supporters Rachelle Porter has been very busy making a range of knitted pieces of clothing and sustainable food wraps. If you are interested please check these out. Below is a message from Rachelle: Hi All,  As some of you already know, I have a couple of things I’ve been making- knitting, […]

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