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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.

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


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


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


    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

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

    © 2024 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.