Green Roses growing into leaders

On Friday 8th of September we visited the Green Roses with the intention of handing over their leadership badges and planting trees for Arbor week. There was a special assembly held whereby the whole school gathered with the staff.  There was a brief talk about the...

Because our children are the footprint of our legacy

The intention of our visit to the Rooiberg area from 26-28 September 2017 was to educate our students on the basics of the knowledge on the Klein Karoo. They must experience and feel what the climate, environment and people are like. Staying at the RUST farm was a...

Green Butterflies meeting, planting and botanising

On 5th September we held a special training and structural meeting with the Green Butterflies.  The committee ran the entire meeting observing the correct protocol. ITEMS OF DISCUSSION: Team leaders gave feedback of the projects they manage. Everything seems to be...

Vanwyksdorp Primary School beautified

The beautification of the school would not have taken place had it not been for the funds given to the Green Club by Landcare.  This wonderful injection of funds has made it possible to speed up the process.  To date there has been a change in the school grounds.  The...

Herbertsdale Green Roses moving forward

During June, the grade 6 and 7 learners of Herbertsdale held their first meeting as the Green Club.  They have decided to call their club Green Roses, this decision was unanimous and therefore they will from now be referred to as The Green Roses. The various teams...

Ruitersbos Primary going green

Despite the rain and foggy weather, everyone was keen and excited to go.  A brief introduction, guidelines and safety procedures was presented prior to departing as we waited for the rain to cease. The aim of this introductory hike is to obtain a full buy-in from the...

Vanwyksdorp Butterflies propagating spekboom

Recently the Green Butterflies together with their teacher Mr. Philander spent the afternoon at the Spekboom nursery in Vanwyksdorp.  The aim was to learn about the Spekboom and its role in the environment regarding carbon sequestration and how it is used to restore...

Badges for Butterflies

It is a great honor to wear a badge on a uniform.  The grade 6’s and 7’s of Vanwyksdorp's Green Butterflies received badges in recognition of their positions within the Green Clubs.  This was done with the aim of instilling a sense of pride, achievement, camaraderie...

Herbertsdale Primary planning for a Environmental Club

Herbertsdale Primary planning for a Environmental Club

Environmental Clubs is a project where environmental clubs are initiated and supported at primary and secondary schools.  The aim is to encourage environmental leaders, promote sustainable living, and highlight local and global environmental issues through awareness...

Re-introducing the Green Butterflies

The Green Butterflies is a Green Club initiated in 2015 by Landmark Foundation. The Collaboration with Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve has made this project a resounding success. We have been sharing all their wonderful achievements on fb throughout the two years....

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