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Our Say – No better time to be outside

It is not a new or original idea that connection to nature is a vital component of our human experience. Rachel Carson’s ‘The Silent Spring’ written in 1962, including her moving reflections of nature and the need to protect it, were Read more...
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Training Courses in 2017

Learning Experiences that nurture you and the earth! Check out our Training Courses Guide containing all  workshops and courses on offer for the year. Courses and workshops start in Feb, so get in quick to book your spot! Lots of exciting new workshops Read more...
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What Inspires Me – Lyndon Galea

This month we interview Lyndon Galea, founder of Eat Up, a not-for-profit organisation helping feed hungry school kids. This collaborative program brings together organisations across the food value chain to address food insecurity in school aged children. In Read more...
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CERES Incursions – New Biodiversity Programs

Our new Biodiversity Land Incursion programs are now ready for bookings and feature activities available to students from Prep to Year 12. New activities include how to designing and starting a school kitchen garden, constructing new outdoor spaces and Read more...
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ResourceSmart School Awards 2016 winners…

This year, the prestigious ResourceSmart School of the Year was awarded to Banyule Primary School! A huge congratulations to all finalist schools, centres and teachers – thank you for sharing your amazing achievements. 16 of the 43 finalists are Read more...
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November 2016 Sustainable School of the Month – Seaford Park Primary School

18th January 2017

      To celebrate Frankston City’s status as Australia’s Sustainable City of the Year 2015, each month from June to November a local school will be chosen as the Sustainable School

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Planting, Planning & Play – Planning Outdoor Environments in Schools

16th January 2017

Event date : May 5, 2017

Come along to this one day seminar all about planning outdoor environments in schools. Seminar is presented by Jeavons Landscape Architects.

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Leading ResourceSmart Schools

19th December 2016

Event date : February 28, 2017

This free workshop is available to 4Star and 5Star ResourceSmart Schools. Attend to network with champion four and five star schools from across the state to learn about new tools, resources, and engagement

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STEAM & Sustainability – a day of professional learning for primary teachers

19th December 2016

Event date : February 24, 2017

Join the Design & Technology Teachers’ Association Vic, and Environmental Education Victoria for a day of professional learning, upskilling and networking for teachers who care about STEAM and susta...

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HPV Human powered Vehicle

15th December 2016

Congratulations to our HPV team who did extremely well at the RACV Energy Breakthrough at Maryborough. Our team performed brilliantly and placed 4th overall.

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Refurbishment

14th December 2016

The minister of Education removed the first brick in our renovations last week. The outside of the school will remain the same as it is a hereitage listed building but the inside will be refurbished. Everyone

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PENCILS Community

14th December 2016

We have volunteered to assist a charity called “PENCILS Community” who collect used and discarded pencils and other stationery items to send to children in need in schools and orphanges around

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Tip of the Week

14th December 2016

Just a quick tip; Did you know that outside Coles supermarket in Frankston you can recycle plastics from biscuits etc and they reuse them to make plastic seating?

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HPV Human Powered Vehicle Team

14th December 2016

Preparing for the Maryborough race takes a lot of time and effort and cannot be achieved without our wonderful sponsors. Thanks to Autobarn Frankston, Eview Group, Ginger Lily, R & J Batteries, Dennis

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Tomorrow’s Leaders for Sustainability

12th December 2016

Year 6 Students created this powerpoint and presented it to a Campus Assembly to show some of the work they had covered in the course run by Port Phillip Eco Centre

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Biodiversity Audit at Osborne Primary

9th December 2016

On the 31st of October 2D & 4H went looking for how much nature was in the whole school. We were in a group with Candice and Charlotte. Our group was looking for shrubs. We searched the whole school

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8th December 2016

Hi All Please find the link to our videos below https://www.dropbox.com/s/634cpmr67qzkb9s/trim.07B6D804-197E-4CF3-A69A-5D5CF5F85E3B.MOV?dl=0  

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Introducing the compost council

2nd December 2016

Read about our composting !

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Walk To School Day 2016

29th November 2016

Well it was that time of year again when our school seriously starts talking about walking! Not only is walking a wonderful way to get you where you want to be, but it also gets your health – and your

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Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference 2017

25th November 2016

Event date : October 23, 2017

When: TBC (during week October 23 – 27, 2017) What: This event will allow students from Melbourne and regional Victorian schools to look at whole of catchment issues. Students will bring local stories

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Kids Teaching Kids 2017

25th November 2016

Event date : September 4, 2017

When: September 4 – 7, 2017 Where: Your school or at a local event What: Kids Teaching Kids Week is a free, national, inquiry based, peer teaching program that uses the environment as a theme and focus

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Nature Play Week 2017

25th November 2016

Event date : April 12, 2017

When: April 12 – 23, 2017 What: Nature play is a term used to describe the creation of simple play opportunities in the natural environment. Nature play encourages kids and parents to see the natural

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CERES attends inaugural #SEASummit 2016

22nd November 2016

Earlier this month CERES attended the inaugural #SEASummit 2016. Organised by Sports Environment Alliance (SEA), the summit aimed to further raise awareness of how the sporting industry can limit its impact

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Our Say: No better time to be outside

22nd November 2016

By Alex Hoffman Outreach Educator “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts… There is something infinitely healing in the repeated

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Whole school CERES incursions a hit!

22nd November 2016

If your school is considering a CERES Incursion in 2017,  booking a whole school incursion may be the way to go. We’ve had a number of whole school bookings this year, and they are a hit! A great

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