Our Sustainable School


Clyst Heath are proud holders of the ‘Bronze Eco school’ award. We regularly take part in projects within the school, and with outside groups to support our wildlife and environmental work.

Tree planting at Clyst Heath with the Devon wildlife trust. With the help of the Wildlife trust we have an impressive array of tree’s planted in our school grounds! We have a hedgerow in our wildlife area that every child in the school helped to plant. In our foundation unit garden we have a range of established fruit trees, including plum, pear and apple. We also have a range of fruit trees outside all of our Key Stage one classrooms. Soon we hope to be able to enjoy eating Clyst Heath fruit together.

Energy Month

November is 'Energy Month' - a time to think about how we can save energy at home and school. We will be taking part in switch off fortnight in school and you can join in at home- here are some top tips.

Sustainable travel

At Clyst Heath we have a sustainable travel ranking ‘A’ , which is the best we can be! We have achieved this with your help and support, its important as many of you as possible keep walking, scooting or riding to school as often as possible, to find out more about this, please visit our ‘travel plan page’

The Pond area

Our pond is teeming with frogspawn at the moment, several classes are watching tadpoles grow in their class room. It wont be long before we have 100’s of tiny frogs hopping around the pond!

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

We are always thinking of different ways to reduce our landfill rubbish, one way you can help is by keeping pack lunches as waste free as possible. Some helpful tips can be found here:

http://www.wikihow.com/Pack-a-Waste-Free-Lunch


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