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Ashgrove Primary School, Ashgrove Road, Newtownabbey
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Eco Schools

Our Eco-Schools programme aims to promote environmental awareness of the entire school.  An awareness of the environment and a pride in our school and community is an important part of our school ethos.  

 

In Ashgrove Primary our Eco Committee is led by Miss McDowell.  The Eco Committee is made up of a number of children from P4-7.

Eco Club with Miss McDowell and Mr Smith meet each Thursday.

Eco Schools News & Events

13th Oct 2017
We had a visit from nurse Stephen today.  He is a very caring person and has...
 
 
 
12th Oct 2017
As our STEM homework and school project we made catapults with potential elastic...
 
 
 
11th Oct 2017
Look at our wonderful creations! Congratulations to Szymon Sztochel as his pom pom...
 
 
 
 

Sustrans

Ashgrove Primary is taking part in the Active School Travel Programme, Sustains which is funded by the Department of Infrastructure and the Public Health Agency.  The aim of the programme is to increase the number of children who regularly walk, cycle or scoot to school.  Benefits of more active travel include:

  • increased physical activity levels resulting in improved health and well-being
  • reduced congestion and pollution around schools 
  • improved academic performance and attendance rates
  • increased road safety awareness
  • increased confidence, self-esteem and independence for young people

https://www.sustrans.org.uk/NIschools

Active Travel Policy & Information

Active Travel Action Plan

We are working to gain the Green Flag Award

 

This year in school we are working to gain our first Green Flag Award - click on the link below to see our Action Plan.  A summary of the main actions are:

  • Developing a Global Perspective
  • Participate in Walk to School Week
  • Take part in World Fairtrade Day
  • Take part in Energy Power Down Day
  • Development of our Outdoor Play Facilities
  • Work towards becoming a Fair Trade School

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