Central Coast Grammar School
Junior School Quiet Play Garden
Our Story So Far…
Students who participated in our Tree Day challenges will be selected to transform an unused garden into an inviting outdoor quiet play area for students.
In the lead up to Enviroweek and Schools Tree Day, students at Central Coast Grammar School are engaging with a number of projects. Year Six students will be helping their Kindergarten buddies learn more about the roles trees play in the environment. They will be investigating why trees are important to a variety of animals from fish to frogs and snakes! Year 1 Students are asked to decorate a footprint to help remind people about ways in which they can reduce their ecological footprint. Year 2 Judith Price local Environmental Artist and teacher at Central Coast Grammar School has sketched three murals that are inspired by three Australian Artists and depict the Australian landscape in three unique ways. Each child will be given a piece of a mural to colour and it will be added to the mural until the final picture is revealed. One Year Two class has also set up their own worm farm as a part of the mini beast unit of work they are studying. The students will use scraps from fruit break to feed their mini beasts. Year 3 and 4 Students are encouraged to create a poster to explain an issue relating to an Eco footprint problem. Topics could include; food waste, food miles, transport, water, recycling and waste. Year 5 and 6 Students are challenged to find an object or product from home and up-cycle it. K-6 students will be involved in the creation and maintenance of a quiet garden play area.