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Friday 12th May – Infants from Nelson work with our Eco Council on the pond

5 Year 1 children from Nelson Infant School joined our Eco Council and Nige and Em from Goldcrest to prepare and put in the pond plants. We learned all about the different pond plants – their names, how to plant them, and why different types were planted at different depths. We also had time to […]


10th March – Eco Council meets to talk composting

The Eco council met today to follow-up the visit from Norfolk County Council master composter Maria Willis last week. She had set us a task: to think about the kinds of waste we generate in school that could be composted, and how me might go about collecting and sorting it. We talked through the two […]


3rd March – Master Composter visits Wensum

Master Composter Maria visits Wensum to meet with the Eco Council to talk to explore the what, why and how of composting. Maria will be visiting again in two weeks to talk to us about where we could site a compost bin and how we could get started. She also set us some homework to […]


Friday 20th January

Welcome back to the Eco Council, who met for the first time this afternoon since the new year. Mr H updated the council regarding the pond project (funded by Tesco’s Bags of Help award of £12,000) and talked to them about arrangements for a visit by a master composter from Norwich City Council to help […]


4th November

The Eco Council met for the second time today and finalised their recycling posters. As there were great ideas from both Bailey and Jack we decided to combine the best of both to create the class posters. We also agreed that Bailey’s original poster (which he created to persuade his class mates to vote for […]


14th October – New Eco Council meet for the first time

Today the new Eco Council met for the first time. Welcome to: Bailey and Jack from Y3, Bailey and Olivia from Y4, Callum and Hollie from Y5 and Faith and Oliver JK for Y6. Welcome back Faith who was on the council last year. Your first task is to make a class poster informing your […]


Year 6 School Council and Eco Council Elections 2016/2017

Over the past few days Year 6’s have been running elections to find out who will be the Year 6 representatives for the School Council and Eco Council. With over 20 candidates for two school council positions it was going to be a well fought battle for the right to represent the year group. All […]


Tesco’s Bags of Help award WJS at least £8K!

Out project has been shortlisted for a public vote in Tesco’s #BagsofHelp initiative! Vote for us at Tesco’s Harford Bridge from 26/9/16 to help us win the top prize of £12K.


20 July

Wensum Junior School gets the Eco School’s Bronze Award.   Today we secured the Eco School’s Bronze Award. This is what we have been working towards all year and is well deserved for all the hard work the Eco Council has put in through the year.  Thanks in particular to Demi, Sophie and Piotr, our […]


17th June

Eco Council met briefly today to clarify action points from our meeting with John and Paula before half term.  We also welcomed Isabella Bonura who replaces Ashton as Drake class representative, and new school caretaker Mr Hewett.