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St. Bede's Catholic College

ST Bede's

Catholic College

    Ecologically friendly School

    The staff and students work very hard on recycling and reducing our carbon footprint.

    The IT department have a recycling facility in place for printer toners and cartridges and use compatible toners where possible from a local company. The compatible toners are produced on-site in Bristol, further reducing the carbon footprint in transportation. Software is also used to monitor and reduce the amount of wasted prints.


    Litter:
    All houses are involved in litter duty of the school playground on a 3 week rotation.

    Biodiversity:

    New paths & raised vegetable beds / seating area maintained throughout the year by pupils and staff.

    Waste:

    Recycling is collected regularly
    Recycling of Christmas cards
    Clothes recycled: Clothes for a cause.

    Energy:

    Switch off Fortnight- Assemblies to all houses / stall in blue area / t-shirt making / pledges / monitoring lights & computers left on in classrooms.
    Pupils to take part in POD ‘Good bye standby’ & ‘Switch on to switching off’ activities
    Energy saving board - to be displayed in blue area during switch off fortnight to raise awareness.
    Earth Hour

    Whole school:

    Energy efficient lighting in all classrooms
    Whole school recycling
    Switch Off Fortnight
    Waste Week
    Water Poverty

    Transport:
    School has a set of bikes and bike sheds to encourage riding to school

    © 2019 St. Bede's Catholic College. St Bede's Catholic College, a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, company number 07798550. Registered office: St Bede's Catholic College, Long Cross, Bristol, BS11 0SU.