Posted: Sun 5th Jun 2016

School Eco Fair Raises Funds To Replace Equipment Destroyed In Fire

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jun 5th, 2016

oed Eva Primary School’s annual eco fair has raised about £1000 to replace litter pickers, water butts and eco-equipment lost when fire destroyed part of the school in January. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Pupils from all years made gifts from recycled materials which they sold to parents. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

There were also stalls selling homemade cakes and a recycling station where the children and their parents could recycle items such as batteries and clothes. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Jean Reardon, the school’s eco co-ordinator, said: “This has been a fantastic event and everyone in the school has taken part. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We have a strong eco-friendly ethos at Coed Eva but the fire totally destroyed the nursery and infant school, and we lost lots of our equipment. The money raised from the eco-fair will going a long way to replacing much of what was lost. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“I would like to thanks all of the pupils, teachers and parents that help make this event such a success.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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