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Comberton Village College tackles environmental issues in week-long 'climate emergency'



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A ‘climate emergency’ week has been declared all this week at Comberton Village College.

Pupils at Comberton Village College, where a 'climate emergency' has been called. Picture: Keith Heppell
Pupils at Comberton Village College, where a 'climate emergency' has been called. Picture: Keith Heppell

Katrina Barnes, a languages teacher at the school, said: “We’re writing it into our school development plan, that we have to be prioritising environmental action and environmental education.

“We’ve got different things going on across the week. For example, we launched the new blog on Monday (November 30) and Thursday we’re doing a tree-planting session - and on Friday, each year group is declaring which pledges they will make, as individuals, to fight the climate emergency.”

Katrina added: “We’re really proud of the students and how much initiative they show. I think that they're really aware that the future's very much in their hands.”

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