Newtown Primary School

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Aberdeen Street - Newtown, Vic, 3220
Ph: (03) 5229 9730

Fax: (03) 5221 6447

Email: newtown.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au

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Sustainability

Newtown Primary School’s community has a strong commitment to providing an education that reflects a local and global responsibility to our environment and the awareness of sustainable practice.

WE ARE A ONE STAR SUSTAINABILITY SCHOOL!

Curriculum

- Sustainability across the curriculum.

- Vegie Gardens where children learn and play.

- Produce picked and cooked in class.

- Outdoor environment for learning.
- Excursions and Incursions to develop understanding.

Inititiavies:

- Nude Food, Rubbish Free, Snack and Lunch encouraged.

- Healthy Food

- Reduce packaging by buying in bulk.

- Reuse rather than throw away.

- Recycle plastic at local supermarkets rather than go to landfill.

- Newsletter: receive it on-line to reduce paper.

Students Lead:

- Children in all year levels have sustainability leadership roles.

- Recycle paper, plastic containers, cans, cardboard and plastics to yellow bins.

- Reduction of waste, gas, electricity and paper.