Green-minded youngsters at Warter Primary wave the Green Flag

Thinking green...Warter Primary School's Eco Warriors group.
Thinking green...Warter Primary School's Eco Warriors group.

Eco-friendly pupils at a local school have been rewarded for their environmental efforts.

Pupils at Warter Primary School have received the Green Flag award from Eco Schools, an international award programme which encourages schools to be more sustainable.

Pupils at the school have been involved in various projects to help the environment, including an annual ‘green day’, growing their own vegetables, fair trade events and much more.

The school has an Eco Warriors group which meets every half term with Year 4 teacher Polly Raper to discuss work they have done and new ideas for the following term.

Miss Raper said: “The assessor said the children are delightful and overwhelmed with information.

“They know everything they need to know, what their plans are for the future, why it is important to be eco-friendly.”

The Green Flag is the highest award available through the Eco Schools scheme and this is the second time Warter Primary has achieved the award in three years.