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Wildlife Garden gets Double Boost!

We’re very pleased to announce that not only has the school received a grant of £500 for the Wildlife Garden from Keep Wales Tidy and Tesco, but also a further £200 from the Natural Buzz campaign run by Keep Wales Tidy and funded by the Welsh Government.

As the pictures show the cash has been put to good use.

WE’RE HAVING A BUZZ FOR NATURE!

St Teilo’s Catholic Primary School  has benefitted from free National Garden Gift vouchers thanks to the ‘Natural Buzz’ campaign run by environmental charity, Keep Wales Tidy, and funded by Welsh Government.

Children from St Teilo’s rolled up their sleeves and gave pollinators a helping hand when they found out they had been successful in applying for £200 which they used to buy seeds and plants .

The aim of the ‘Natural Buzz’ campaign is to raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, as well as to help communities create new habitats and food sources for pollinators by planting wild flower havens in unused spaces.

Keep Wales Tidy asked schools across Wales to apply for a ‘Natural Buzz’ grant of up to £250 to help them in their pollinator improvement projects.

Mrs Nicholls , Headteacher from St Teilo’s said,

“We were thrilled when we found out that we’d been successful in applying in for Garden Centre vouchers. Natural Buzz has enabled us to make a huge improvement to the pollen and nectar that’s on offer in our school grounds and hopefully this will benefit our local environment and wildlife, as well as the local community.”

Lesley Jones, Chief Executive of Keep Wales Tidy, said:

“I am delighted that so many schools across Wales got involved to help our pollinators and their natural environment. They have planted new flowering plants to attract our bees and butterflies as well as giving existing habitats a helping hand. Keep Wales Tidy would like to thank the Welsh Government for all their support, ensuring that the ‘Natural Buzz’ has been a great success for schools across Wales!”

For more information on the ‘Natural Buzz’ initiative, please e-mail Group Funding@keepwalestidy.org or visit the website www.keepwalestidy.org

 

ST TEILO’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL  GETS CASH BOOST FOR ECO PROJECT

St Teilo’s  has benefitted from a cash injection thanks to an environmental grant scheme from Keep Wales Tidy and Tesco.

Pupils and staff  from St Teilo’s were thrilled to hear they’d been successful in applying for an All Wales Grant of £500 which they then used to create a wildlife garden .

Community groups, schools and charitable organisations across Wales were asked to apply to the All Wales Grant Scheme from November 2014, with grants of £100 – £500 available to help them with their very own green initiatives.

Run by environmental charity, Keep Wales Tidy and funded by Tesco’s single use carrier bag charge, the aim of the All Wales Grant Scheme is to assist communities across Wales in real environmental actions, both financially and practically, to help improve their local environment.

Mrs Nicholls, Headteacher  from St Teilo’s said,

‘We are delighted with our new Wildlife Garden. Over the past few months the area has been transformed into a vibrant, colourful outdoor learning area . We are very grateful to all the parents and many Friends of the school who have helped us. The children have been actively involved and really enjoy working in and  looking after their new outdoor area.’

Lesley Jones, Chief Executive of Keep Wales Tidy, said:

“I am delighted that so many groups and environmental projects across Wales have benefitted from a financial boost thanks to the All Wales Grants Scheme. It’s vital that we all do our bit to care for our local environment and through the scheme, local people across Wales have been able to get the support, resources and expert advice they need to carry out their environmental improvement projects.  

Keep Wales Tidy would like to thank Tesco customers for their support with the single use carrier bag donation, resulting in a successful All Wales Grant Scheme. ”

For more information on the All Wales Grant Scheme, please e-mail grants@keepwalestidy.org or visit the website www.keepwalestidy.org.

The grant scheme was the first project to be launched thanks to a partnership between Keep Wales Tidy and Tesco, after 27,000 Tesco customers took part in a vote to choose Keep Wales Tidy as the charity to benefit from Tesco’s carrier bag charge in Wales from 1st October 2014.

News

Diary Dates

Friends of St Teilo’s and School Diary Dates

Date Time Activity Details Other information
03-10.

05.16

  National Tests   Please make sure all pupils are in school on time.
11-17

.05.16

  Cycling Proficiency Class 4 Roadworthy bike and helmet needed
18 & 19

05.16

9-3pm Small World Theatre Class 4 Storytelling and shadow puppets
17.05.16 9am Friends meeting Please attend if possible as we’ll be sorting out the summer fete!  
20.05.16 3.15pm Teilo Tots Cake Friday St Teilo’s School Hall (or outside if the weather permits! Come along and enjoy the tasty treats!
24.05.16.   Class 4 PC Davies Alcohol and solvents awareness
24.05.16 11am Year 6 Leavers’ Photo   Winter Uniforms please
26.05.16 7pm Choir St Mary’s Church  
27.05.16 am Year 2 and 3  Football Greenhill School  
27.05.16   Non uniform day Bring an un opened bottle in for the bottle stall at the summer fete  
27.05.16 Break up for half term
29.5.16 11 am First Communion Mass St Teilo’s Church Choir to attend and all welcome
06.06.16 Back to school
08.06.16 9-3pm Visit to Greenhill Selected Yr 6 Letters to go out
10.06.16 1pm Ks2 Swimming Gala Tenby Leisure Centre All welcome
14.06.16.. 1pm Early  Years Sports   Details to follow
15.06.16 1pm Reserve date for Early Years Sports    
17.06.16 9-3pm Year 6 Transition PE Day Greenhill School  
17.06.16   Class 3 Golf Tournament Trefloyne Golf Course  
23.6.16 9am Class 3 Assembly School Hall All welcome w
23.06.16 9.30am-1pm Year 6 Challenge Day Greenhill School  
24- 26 .06.16   Year 6 trip to Sealyham Transport needed on Friday morning 9.am Pupils need picking up FROM SEALYHAM 1.30pm on Sunday  need picking up from
29.6.16 9-11am Junior Athletics Competition Greenhill School Squad selected from Yr 5 and Yr 6
01.07.16 1pm School sports day   If the weather is bad, this event will be held on Monday 04.07.16
01.07.16 3pm Summer Fete This year it will also include a BBQ! All welcome!

If the weather is bad, this event will be held on Monday 04.07.16

04.07.16 Evening Year 6 new intake parents evening Greenhill School  
07.07.16 9am Class 2 assembly St Teilo’s School Hall All welcome
07.07.16 pm Year 6 Film Festival Torch Theatre, Milford Haven  
08.07.16   Year 6 transition Day Greenhill School Meet at Greenhill
11.07.16 School reports issued
12.07.16 pm Year 6 parents evening   Appointments to follow
14.07.16 9am Class 1 Assembly St Teilo’s School Hall All welcome
18.07.16 9am School leavers assembly St Teilo’s School Hall All welcome to attend this emotional assembly!
18.07.16   School leavers disco for Classes 3 & 4   Further details to follow
19.07.16 10am End of term mass and prize giving St Teilo’s Church All welcome to attend
19.07.16 Break up for summer holidays

 

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Hopefully see you all there!

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