A load of rubbish sorted by pupils

Lessons for Year 1 pupils at Gateways School in Harewood were a load of old rubbish.

Friday, 27th May 2016, 2:31 pm
Updated Friday, 27th May 2016, 3:33 pm

But it was okay as there was a master plan for the youngsters to learn about recycling.

They took in lots of discarded packaging to create a classroom rubbish dump last week.

The pupils then sorted through it, using their recently gained knowledge of different materials to decide which bits could be recycled, reduced or reused.

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Class teacher Mrs Cecilia Warren commented: “The children had a great day learning about the importance of looking after our world by thinking about what we do with our rubbish and what would happen if we didn’t look after it.”

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