Friday, 30 March 2012

Join in the action!

Our students are learning about sustainability
These are some of the areas of activity that students explore.

Find out about Earth Hour

In 2011, Earth Hour saw hundreds of millions of people in more than 5,200 cities across 135 countries switch off for an hour. 

Will you be involved in 2012?

This Earth Hour 2012: 8.30pm, Saturday 31 March, celebrate your action for the planet with the people of world by switching off your lights for an hour, then go beyond the hour.

From its inception as a single-city initiative -- Sydney, Australia - in 2007, Earth Hour has grown into a global symbol of hope and movement for change. Earth Hour 2011 created history as the world's largest ever voluntary action with people, businesses and governments in 135 countries across every continent coming together to celebrate an unambiguous commitment to the one thing that unites us all -- the planet.

Enjoy this Flickr Slideshow

Explore the mapFind out what’s happening around the world and hear some inspiring stories from countries and territories that have already taken Earth Hour Beyond the Hour.

If you are interested in running your own earth hour activity visit to find out how to go about it.

For those who are ready to do more: Top 10 tips to go beyond the hour

Some related fun for the kids:

Create a lantern for earth hour


or Kids Game Earth Hour

Thursday, 1 March 2012

Will you complete the 2012 Premier's Reading Challenge?

    Plenty of Sandy Beach Public School kids  will succeed!!
                      They sure know how to read!!
Watch what the kids who finished early in 2011 got up to as a celebration!!

                   2011 PRC Celebrations on PhotoPeach

At Sandy Beach P.S. we encourage all of the students to read good quality,
 fun, interesting to them books. There are many thousands to choose from in the PRC.
 Make sure you get the chance to join the fun in 2012.
How may books have you read so far? What was your favourite book?
Share your answer in the comments.
NSW Premier's Reading Challenge 2012
A message from the Premier

Regular reading each day, will get you on your way!!

                       Make sure the books you choose are FUN for you and EASY to read.
Reading is not a CHORE!!
                  It is wonderful when you find the right book for you!!
                                   Happy searching.