Category Archives: Eco School Sussex blogs

Local pupils tackle plastic waste issue in Parliament

Pupils from 20 primary schools, two from West Sussex, told high-level politicians and industry leaders how they thought plastic waste could be reduced. The children, from Seaside Primary School in Lancing, and Waterfield Primary School in Crawley,

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William Penn Primary School Summer Fete

Theme: Pirates of Coolham Date: Saturday 21st June 12 noon until 4.30 pm. Location: William Penn Primary School, Brooks Green Road, Coolham, Nr Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH13 8GR There will be lots for all to do for the whole family:   … Continue reading

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Outdoor Education Conference 20th March 2014

The South Downs National Park Authority and Learning through Landscapes are running an Outdoor Education Conference – FREE to teachers working in or near the South Downs National Park, come along and take part in experiential workshops and much more….

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Brighton Science Festival comes to Billingshurst

The Brighton Science Festival is coming to Billingshurst on Friday 29th May 2015.  It looks like a fairground. It IS a fairground, but each of the stalls has a surprise, something to grapple your mind, to discover, explore and play … Continue reading

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Importance of play

I have just read a really interesting article stressing the importance of play for children, where the author Dr Peter Gray compares human children to Carnivores and herbivores!  He says “There is a desperate need to give childhood back to children if we … Continue reading

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Sussex getting greener!

Horsham Quakers and the William Penn Primary School unite Sussex Green Living with the help of Horsham Quakers and local residents launched a third recycling collection point in Horsham, last Saturday (7th Dec) at their monthly Green Coffee Morning and … Continue reading

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Biscuit wrapper recyclers

Congratulations! Together with the top 20 collectors on the McVitie’s Biscuit Wrapper Roundup, the William Penn Primary School with the help of Sussex Green Living and other competitors have saved over 47,000 Biscuit Wrappers from landfill! 

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William Penn School 13th in National biscuit wrapper recycling competition

Hot news…. William Penn Primary School comes 13th in a UK wide biscuit wrapper recycling competition! Sussex Green Living have been working with the William Penn Primary School in Coolham to launch and establish their TerraCycle recycling schemes, more information … Continue reading

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Biscuit wrapper recycling competition

Sussex Green Living is competing in the UK wide Biscuit Wrapper Recycling competition, the beneficiary being the William Penn Primary School in Coolham.  This competition is to see who can save the most used sweet biscuit wrappers (and brand) from … Continue reading

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Eco friendly school lunch boxes

Packing your child’s lunch allows you to save money, control what your child eats and help influence his dietary habits, all while avoiding the sometimes bad fare in school cafeterias. The traditional brown bags of days gone by are not … Continue reading

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How Universities are going green

As the global population increases and more countries become industrialized, resource consumption has skyrocketed. Natural resources by their very nature are finite and this exponential development has made it necessary for the most advanced nations to research methods to conserve … Continue reading

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Two more schools launch TerraCycle recycling schemes

Farlington School, Horsham have just launched a TerraCycle recycling scheme. West Chiltington Community School is about to launch. Come West Sussex schools keep up with the Jones! More information coming soon…….   We want you, the people of Sussex, to … Continue reading

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Waste Week 11th – 17th March 2013

Come on Schools of Sussex get involved in Waste Week 2013 Waste Week is a fantastic opportunity to get the whole school learning about waste and thinking about how they can cut down on the amount of waste they produce, as … Continue reading

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Green Day at the William Penn Primary School – Press Release

STOP PRESS……… The pupils at William Penn Primary School in Coolham took part in a Sussex Green Living Green Day to launch a special recycling scheme at the school.

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Sussex Greener Living Campaign

Pedro launches his Sussex Greener Living Campaign. Pedro has been very busy setting up lots of new recycling schemes to divert waste materials from the landfill in Warnham.  These great schemes will benefit the William Penn Primary School in Coolham, WAKOOS … Continue reading

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Calling all Sussex eco schools, nurseries and children’s groups

Share your ideas for greening up Sussex.  Or tell the world about your eco projects in your very own category under “Sussex Schools Green Blog”.  This new communications tool will enable schools, nurseries and children’s groups in Sussex to promote … Continue reading

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Launch of Green Johannas at Bishop Luffa School, Chichester.

    In May, Carrie from Sussex Green Living and Blanca Timblick, the Business Enterprise Co-ordinator at Bishop Luffa School, launched Green Johanna’s at the school.  Blanca and Carrie trained with Better Tomorrows CIC earlier in the year to become voluntary … Continue reading

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