Environment Education Committee (EEC)
To educate pupils the need to save the environment by reducing, reusing and recycling available resources.
To nurture pupils to be world-ready learners and work together with the community to promote environmental awareness and create a sustainable living environment.
OUR PROGRAMMES AND ACTIVITIES
The Environment Education Committee has initiated environmentally-friendly programmes to raise awareness on the importance of 3Rs in our daily lifestyles as well as raising funds for our financial-aided pupils. There are activities like Eco-Tues, Environment Week and collaborations with external agencies.
The external agencies include National Environment Agency (NEA), SembWaste, NParks, Residents Committee (RC) and more. These agencies provide support and advice in the recycling competitions and projects that the school has taken part in.
To date, the members have taken part in competitions and fund-raising activities and they have helped the school to achieve the following: -
a) Recycling Outreach Programme (2007-2008, Certificate of Participation)
b) Recycling Outreach Programme (2009, Sustained Achievement Award)
c) Recycling Outreach Programme Award 2009 (Top 3 Primary Schools)
d) 3Rs Awards Competition 2009 (Primary School Category) – Silver
e) 3Rs Awards Competition 2010 (Primary School Category) – Gold (Special Commendation)
f) Singapore Environment Council (SEC) Green Audit (2010-2012) – Hibiscus Award
f) 3Rs Awards Competition 2011 - Gold
g) 3Rs Awards Competition 2012 – Gold
h) Sustained 3R Achievement Award for obtaining the Gold award for 3 consecutive years (2010, 2011, 2012)
i) Second Prize Award in the Primary School Category under the Sembawang Shipyard's Green Wave Environment Care Project 2012
j) School Green Award 2013 – Lotus
k) Community in Bloom Award 2014 – Goldl) Gardeners Cup 2014 competition – Winner of Gardeners Cup 2014 (as a member of the Northeast Zone team)