Plastic fantastic

Dazzling Designs - St.Joseph's Catholic Primary School year six pupils Ben Quinlan, Katie Healy, Ben Young, Sophie Truman and Victoria Armitt with their designs made from a two litre plastic bottle as part of their Recycling Project.
Dazzling Designs - St.Joseph's Catholic Primary School year six pupils Ben Quinlan, Katie Healy, Ben Young, Sophie Truman and Victoria Armitt with their designs made from a two litre plastic bottle as part of their Recycling Project.
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Recycling got creative at a Matlock school when youngsters let their imaginations run wild – with a plastic bottle.

Pupils at St Joseph’s Primary were set a challenge to transform the two litre bottles in to an original item, with ideas ranging from animals and sailing boats to a watering can.

Pupil Ollie Clay said: “St Jospeh’s is an eco school and doing this homework task fits in perfectly with our topic on the Amazon rainforest and conservation.”

Classmate Sarah Doyle added: “I enjoyed this imaginative and creative activity.”

Teacher Caroline Doxey said the children created a diverse range of objects. “I was very impressed by the array of original ideas,” she added.