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What Inspires Me – Frances Hewitson

This month we interview Frances Hewitson, Class teacher and Sustainability Coordinator at ResourceSmart School, Crib Point Primary School. CERES educator Emmanuelle recently visited the school and was inspired by all that Frances does at Crib Point Primary Read more...
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Blog – New Schools PPP Project

Visit our blog page documenting our work as Sustainability Partner for the New Schools PPP Project. CERES delivers the ResourceSmart Schools program to these new school over the next 5 years, supporting them in embedding sustainability in everything they Read more...
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CERES Training – Environmental Education Course 2017

Our Environmental Education course is back for 2017! Education and Training Manager Lorna Pettifer reflects and shares what she enjoys about delivering the course since it first launched in 2015. Covering 5 key areas of sustainability, this 8 week course Read more...
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CERES Global return from India and Cuba trips

CERES Global have been busy over the past few months leading group trips to India and Cuba visiting community organisations and forming new partnerships. We were in Cuba during the passing of Fidel’s passing, an incredible time to be there. Next Read more...
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CERES Incursions – Early Childhood programs are back!

After a redevelopment hiatus, CERES Education is re-introducing Early Childhood Incursions in 2017 with an exciting new format. Choose from themes ‘Farm to Fork’ and The 4Rs. Professional Development workshops are also now available for Early Read more...
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Sustainability Newsletter 7th June 2017

21st June 2017

Our Sustainability Newsletter for the 7th of June 2017

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Newsletter Article – SWEP and Water Saving at Home and SPS

15th June 2017

Sustainability News Being Water Wise Fresh water is a precious resource. By saving water at school and at home we can reduce our water bills and improve the health of our rivers and creeks. Here at SPS

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Energy Audit

14th June 2017

The attached document is the kids review of our energy audit with Planet Savers last year.

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Waste Warriors

14th June 2017

SPS has now introduced ‘Waste Warriors’ to our school. This important role acts like a monitor job with a difference. Two Waste Warriors have been selected for each class. These students are responsible

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World Environment Day

6th June 2017

World Environment Day at BSWPS: Year 5/6 leaders launch the day at Monday Morning Assembly. Sustainability lessons with our buddy classes, across the whole school. Workshops delivered by parents and the

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Blog post by Siena and Jasmine

6th June 2017

SUSTAINABILITY INTERVIEW Date:1/6/2017 Names of interviewers: JASMINE AND SIENA   Ms Maryanne and 5/6MG   What inspired you to start a class garden? TEACHER: Garden bed on sale. KIDS: Great use

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St Therese Torquay-Solar Boat Challenge

27th May 2017

SOLAR BOAT CHALLENGE On Tuesday May 2, St Therese students from year 5/6 participated in a challenge to build and race a solar boat. The students elected to participate in the program, supported and run

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Look at how waste is damaging our pristine oceans!

26th May 2017

Study the poster to see how waste items are damaging our pristine oceans. Note how long it takes for these items to break down (decompose)! It’s incredibly sad.

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Trinity Sustainability News

26th May 2017

Thursday 25th of May 2017 Energy saver tokens Since the beginning of the ‘Energy saver token project’ brought in in Week 4 of Term 2, classes have done a great job of ‘switching off!’

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Energy Saving Tokens School Wide Project

26th May 2017

  The Sustainability Team has been planning a new, whole school project. OOOOOOH! This project’s purpose is to reduce energy consumption. But what does that mean??? Hmmmmm…. As a whole school

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Sustainable Classroom Competition

26th May 2017

Take a read of the poster to find out what you need to do to enter. Use the attached template for your design. Have fun designing your poster with your unique and creative catchy slogan! Entries due to

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Save Spring Creek-St Therese Torquay

24th May 2017

SAVE SPRING CREEK- TIM FLANNERY EVENT Mia, Georgia, Paris , Rio, Ava, Nicole, River, Ella and Charlotte represented St Therese at this event a few weeks ago. The Surf Coast Energy Group initiated this

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Marine Debris

24th May 2017

Sixteen of our Year 5/6 students displayed strong environmental leadership at the recent Environmental Leadership Camp held at the YMCA in Anglesea. The camp is an opportunity for young leaders from primary

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A “Tree-mendous” outcome

18th May 2017

To celebrate Planet Ark’s School Tree Day, on FridayAugust 26, NEST (Nossal Environment and Sustainability Team) and students in the Environmental Science classes planted trees around the school grounds.

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Entries now open for the ResourceSmart Schools Awards 2017

18th May 2017

The ResourceSmart Schools Awards are now open to primary and secondary schools across Victoria. Celebrating a decade of inspiring sustainability achievements this year, the awards are a great opportunity

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Being Water Wise

17th May 2017

At GIPS we are being water wise. Our ‘Waste Busters’ student action leadership team (SALT) have placed water buckets underneath our drink taps to catch any wasted water which is run off. These

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Rosella Nest Box

17th May 2017

Our school celebrated the next phase of the school’s bird nesting boxes that were part of the Inquiry curriculum for Grade 3/4 students. As part of our school being a ResourceSmart School, students

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Ash Buchanan

9th May 2017

June 2017 In this edition of ‘What Inspires Me’ we feature Ash Buchanan from Cohere, a social and environmental innovation agency catalysing the purposeful potential of people, organisations

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i sea, i care

5th May 2017

On Thursday 9th March, the iseaicare Ambassadors, Jacob, Bianca, Breanna, Jasper and Logan met Mrs Slavin at the Sorrento Pier. The team were there to take a journey on the Moonraker boat to see dolphins,

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