Mount Waverley Primary is a Five Star Sustainable school. The aims of the Sustainable Environment education at MWPS are:
- to develop an appreciation of the environment, our relationship with it and our responsibility for its future.
- to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and commitment to be environmentally friendly and responsible.
- to assist students to develop an environmental ethic that is reflected in individual and collective environmental practices.
- to encourage and assist students to develop an environmental consciousness and awareness of their relationship with the environment, through direct contact with the environment and practice in environmental decision-making,
To assist in meeting these aims we participate in recycling, Earth Hour each fortnight, Environment Club, growing vegetables, tree planting, wildlife fun
draising and units of work within the class programs.
Our school has been a leader in Sustainability education for many years. We have mentored many other schools in their journey towards 5 Star certification and this year we were awarded the coveted title of RESOURCE SMART SCHOOL OF THE YEAR!
Being a 5 Star Resource Smart School cannot happen without the help of everyone, so I would like to congratulate and thank everybody, staff, students, parents and the whole community for helping us to reach and maintain our 5 Star status and for being part of our winning this prestigious award!
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