Your school will automatically be entered into the draw to win £500 on
Sunday, 30 June 2019 as long as 80% of the school's year 5 pupils have completed the online quiz. First and second runner up schools will also receive £300 and £200 respectively.
You can keep checking the progress of your class at the Teachers' Area so you will know if any pupils need reminding and encouraging.
The draw will take place on Monday, 1 July 2019 and winning schools will be informed within 7 working days.
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Why only year 5 pupils?
We've chosen year 5 pupils as our key target audience for the recycling classes after careful consideration and discussions with a number of local primary school head teachers.
It's our collective belief that children of this age are both enthusiastic and have a level of comprehension to learn the important lessons about recycling and to put into practice what they have learnt at home.
Testimonials from schools taking part in Recycle4schools
“We are an Eco school that has seen success in many areas due to the help and support of the recycling officers at Rochdale Borough Council. Not least earning Green Flag status and achieving a phenomenal recycling rate of approximately 75%.”
Karen Bracken, Parkfield Primary School.
Learning resources on recycling
We encourage all teachers in Greater Manchester to access the huge store of free learning resources on recycling to use in their classes. This will help to support your school's curriculum on recycling.
Access the learning resources on the Recycle For Greater Manchester website
You can show your class how their recycling is sorted by watching this video together: