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Projects and Resources

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Tim Silverwood Waste Message

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School

 On Monday 29th April, 2013, Tim Silverwood visited our school to talk to the grade 3 – 6 students about his Take 3 project. The message is quite simple: Take 3 pieces of rubbish with you when you leave the beach, waterway or …… anywhere […]

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Water Lizards Saving Earth

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School

During ‘National Water Week’, some students were wondering why it was such an important week for the whole nation to be aware of. We discussed how precious water is for everyone. As our populations grow the more water that is used. It’s inevitable!!…..So we decided […]

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Sustainability Festival 2013

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School

The Werribee Primary School BEST (environment student team) was invited to celebrate National Threatened Species Day at the Werribee Open Range Zoo on Wednesday September 4, as part of the Wyndham City Sustainability Festival Schools Day. This was a whole day event, where the children […]

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ResourceSmart Awards 2013

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School

Werribee Primary School was named as one of three top schools as a one of three finalists from 160 applicants in the category of ResourceSmart Waste School of the Year 2013. The winner of the award was Epping Views Primary School. Although we did not […]

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Reducing Waste

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School
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Reducing Waste Our school is already doing some wonderful things to preserve the environment. We have recycling containers, snack shacks, nude food days, containers for canteen lunches. But we can do more. A typical primary school child produces more than three pieces of rubbish a […]

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Numeracy Garden

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School

Werribee Primary School created a numeracy indigenous garden in the area surrounding the Gr 5/6 playground. Colourful poles, a sundial, hopscotch area, a mosaic rainbow snake and indigenous plants were added. The mosaic snake has been created by a variety of students from Years 3-6 who made […]

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Minsterial Launch of Werribee Zoo entry

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School
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  WERRIBEE OPEN RANGE ZOO MINISTERIAL LAUNCH OF ENTRY PRECINCT 3/4J are ready, the crowd of people grows, the Minister for Zoos arrives. Cameras roll and it begins! On Tuesday, October 22nd at Werribee Open Range Zoo, there was a Ministerial launch of the new […]

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Vertical Garden Wall

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School
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STIHL\\\’s My Green Wall project sees the installation of vertical gardens in a select number of primary schools around the country. The project is about letting kids get their hands dirty and have a little fun, while educating them about the importance of our natural […]

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Mural Garden

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School
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The environmental mural was created collectively by parents, students and teachers. The groundwork is made up of several sections – circular concrete steps, red stones, white stones, recycled tyres, red and black mulch and indigenous plants. The design of this garden area was created by […]

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Did you see us on Ch 7 news

December 1, 2013,    By: Werribee Primary School

Did you see us on 7 News? Giaan Rooney heard about the fantastic work Werribee Primary School is doing in regards to sustainability and came for a visit. Werribee PS students were featured in Giaan Rooney’s weather report on Channel 7 on June 6, 2013. […]

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