Golden Grove High School
Our Story So Far…
Final plantings of mature native trees replacing the 60 exotic trees in our school carpark improving biodiversity and linking with our developing Butterfly attracting garden.
We have a School Environmental Management Plan (SEMP) and a Environmental action committee that implements it. Sustainable Projects that we have completed or we are currently involved in are, Establishing 3 bin waste management system with support from Wipe out Waste after conducting several waste audits and addressing our litter issue. Installing a Photo Voltaic system with data logging on our Science building. Office paper recycling process that collects,sorts and separates usable paper and makes notepads for use in the school. Some on ground projects include an indigeous garden, a butterfly attracting garden, and our tree replacement and garden program in our carpark (our focus in Enviro Week) Establishing a nursery for on growing seedlings for our gardens and our Trees for Life committment growing plants for our 3 connected schools and the local community. Initiating sustainable practices in our working spaces with reducing energy use by turning off electrical equipment, proper practices with heating and cooling and holiday shut downs, establishing a reuse of office materials system for teacher to reduce new purchasing. We have integrated into our curriculum choices a Landcare subject at Year 9 and delivering the Conservation and Land Managment Cert II To Year 10 & 11