Kelsall pupils win coveted environmental award

Two Junior Environmental Officers from Kelsall Primary School have won the title of Junior Environment Club of the Year.
Finalists from 20 primary schools across West Cheshire attended an Oscar-style event where they were nominated for several different categories including Best Litter and Recycling Project and best use of the JEO handbook.
This year’s winning JEO’s from Kelsall Primary school won some environment-related prizes and to display the Junior Environment Club of the Year plaque at school for a year.
A separate £500 environmental prize was awarded by Councillor Lynn Riley for the most innovative idea for a school environmental project. This year’s winners, Newton Primary School in Chester plan to put the money to good use by building a climbing wall which allows children to recycle their plastic bottle and cans in the school play ground.
And the runner-ups were also presented with prizes and certificates to celebrate all their hard work over the past year.
The school will hold the winners Plaque for one year before passing it on to next year’s winners.
Pictured: Councillor Lynn Riley with Junior Environmental Officers from 20 schools across the borough.