Posts Tagged ‘Eco Schools’

Urban Habitats Project

by swisscottage / February 6th, 2014 / in Archive 2013/14 / 0 Comments
Swiss Cottage School, in partnership with the ZSL, has been awarded nearly £3000 from the Royal Society to biodiversify our school grounds. Our Urban Habitats Project, under the expert guidance of Dr. John Bielby and Rachel Hodder from the ZSL, will help to build an environment that will attract more birds, mini-beasts, frogs, toads and other wildlife to our...
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Help us recycle plastic – Powerful Plastics

by swisscottage / November 19th, 2013 / in Archive 2013/14 / 0 Comments
Plastic, plastic everywhere, how useful you can be! Look outside the window... how much plastic can you see? Plastic is a fantastic material with a multitude of uses, but it seems that people are not too sure what to do once they are finished with it. Swiss Cottage is participating in the ecoACTIVE Powerful Plastics project. We will be competing against the London...
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Green Fingers at Swiss Cottage

by swisscottage / November 19th, 2013 / in Archive 2013/14 / 0 Comments
Learners have been exercising their green fingers at Swiss Cottage and helping to grow all sorts of beautiful things under the guidance of our Horticultural Teacher, Chrissy. We started off small with mustard cress, which was then harvested and sold in our onsite Café and used in salads and have been growing other vegetables including rhubarb, radishes, garlic...
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Bags for life

by swisscottage / November 19th, 2013 / in Archive 2013/14 / 0 Comments
Our learners have been making ‘bags for life’ for our friends at New Horizon School in Ghana. The sustainable hand crafted bags were made by learners in their Design and Technology class and decorated with Ghana’s flag design. New Horizon Special School, located in Accra, Ghana, is a day school to provide for children and adults with special educational...
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