Flagging up excellent environmental work
AGIRLS school has won an award for its commitment to caring for the environment. Staff and students at Maltman’s Green School, in Chalfont St Peter, received the Green Flag for the sixth year running on Tuesday, July 1.
Gardening clubs designed a bog garden in the grounds to encourage biodiversity.
The school now uses almost totally non- polluting cleaning products which are environmentally friendly, and has incorporated sustainability principles from nursery to year six, such as creating willow structures in art lessons and year five running a Water Aid charity project in geography.
Head of sustainability Antonia Lee said: “The joy is that because the girls now leading (school group) Eco-council have grown up in a Green Flag school, all the knowledge, enthusiasm, ideas and drive come from them and the adults play a supporting and enabling role.
“I am very proud of the girls that have achieved this prestigious award.”
HONOUR: Girls at Maltman’s Green School with their Green Flag