Eco Council

Eco Council 2022-2023

  • Yr Wyddfa: Macs and Zoi
  • Tryfan: Eliza and Sophie
  • Cadair Idris: Lewis and Ellie
  • Moel Siabod: Noah and Sienna
  • Governor: Mrs Nelson
  • Teacher: Mrs Fox

We are the Eco Committee of Black Lane School.  We help to encourage everyone to look after our environment by following our Eco Code. We held a whole school competition to design our Eco Code.  The whole school voted for the poster that they felt best shown what we do at Black Lane to be an eco friendly school.  Well done to Eleri! This is our current Eco Code.

We have achieved the Bronze Award and the Silver Award in recognition of the work we already do towards being an Eco School.  We achieved our 1st Green Flag in July 2018. We are now working towards maintaining our Green Flag and achieving our 2nd flag.

We are involved in carrying out an Environmental Review every year to find out what we do well and what we need to do to improve.  Please see our Eco Review 2022-2023.

We used the review to create an Action Plan, which will inform our work this year: Eco Committee Action Plan 2022-2023

To keep up to date with the progress we are making in our school please check our Eco Council Newsletters:

Eco Council Newsletter 9th May 2018

Eco Council Newsletter 11th June 2019

Eco Council Newsletter July 2022

 12th February 2019 – We visit the Mayor’s Parlour every year with the School Council to meet the Mayor. We learnt about the improtant roles of a councillor and how we can help make things better in our community.  We also got to see how a council meeting was run with the Mayor.  We learnt lots of history about Wrexham too!

Green Flag Award

We did it! We have been assessed this week (9th July 2018) and we have been awarded our 1st Green Flag Award for our efforts and work towards being an Eco School.  We would like to thank the staff, parents and children of Black Lane for working as a team to support and promote our Eco School projects.  We are very proud!

Eco Day 2019

The pupils voted that they wanted to do Eco Day instead of Eco Week this year.  The Eco Council planned a range of activities that promote the important message of reduce, reuse, recycle.  We also used the Environmental Review to make sure the activities matched areas for development.

Eco Day Planner 12th July 2019                  Eco Day 2019

Eco Day 2022

After 2 years of not being able to mix due to Covid, we have reintroduced our annual Eco Day.  We had an amazing day, with beautiful weather.  The children worked together in groups across the school to explore 7 different stations, learning important messages about recycling, reusing, reducing, improving biodiversity on our school grounds, reducing carbon footprints, using natural materials to create art and using our own grown herbs for food.  Brymbo Heritage supported our event and the children got to make their own apple juice by pressing apples using an apple scratter and press. 

The children had lots of fun whilst learning about how we can care for our earth and become ‘ethical informed citizens of Wales and the world’.

Eco Day Planner 11th July 2022                                     Eco Day 2022