Welcome!

Welcome to our new Globetrotters blog. We are very excited to be representing global learning in our school. Look out for us around school, we will be wearing special blue lanyards so staff and children know that we are a global rep.

We will be doing lots of exciting activities during our club and we will be updating our blog each week. Every half term we will make a broadcast in the TV studio that will be shared on here, on the website and around school.

Meet our global mascot Peter! He will be jetting off around the world and inspiring our topics for each week.

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All plastic should be banned!

We had fun and escaped the heat to debate whether all plastics should be banned or not. We researched on iPads how much plastic finds its way to the ocean but also how useful reusable plastic is. We decided unanimously that all plastic should not be banned but we need to find a better way of using single use plastic.

Save the Whale!

We had a great morning working with other schools in the Stour Valley area. We discussed the dangers of single use plastic in the oceans, especially as so much of it ends up there. Then we skyped Peder Hill all the way in Vienna, as he was at the UN conference for World Ocean Day. We worked as a team to create sculptures out of recycled plastic. It was brilliant!

Save our oceans!

Globetrotters are busy making posters, art work and poetry ready for our global conference next Friday. It is all about protecting life below water and our oceans. We have talked about ways we can do this and one of the things we are focusing on is using less single use plastic.

Welcome back!

We enjoyed our first meeting back after the Easter break and we recapped what our roles are in the group. We began talking about Mother Earth Day and what we can do as a school to take care of our planet. We have made checklists for class teachers to keep in the classrooms. We are looking forward to our Outdoor Classroom Day that is coming up soon!

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Arty afternoon!

We looked carefully at the global goals no hunger and no poverty. We created some art work in response to this using pointillism. We drew around our hands as a sign to show we are saying no to world hunger. Hopefully these will go with our other projects on display!

Globetrotters!

We had a great first meeting and have enjoyed welcoming the new start to our club. This week we talked about the club code of conduct and elected roles for the group. We have a chairperson, deputy chairperson, secretary, treasurer, register, assistant and IT specialists. We are looking forward to the next few weeks!

Global Art Day!

Our year 4 globetrotters had a lovely morning creating some global art with other schools in the Stour Valley area. We drew around images of our hands and decorated them using the skill pointillism. By doing this it was a way for us to say no to hunger and poverty around the world as we were focusing on the first two global goals. This art work will be displayed in Stourbridge town hall, so watch this space!

All about me boxes!

Our new globetrotters enjoyed an afternoon at Hob Green where we contributed to all about me boxes to send to the Gambia. We enjoyed working with other schools in the borough and meeting new people. We shared our likes, dislikes and our interests. We can’t wait to receive some replies!

Welcome back…

Welcome back globetrotters! We had a great year last year and we took part in so many great thingsĀ such asĀ our Gambian forest school, whole school charity day and the great get together.

This year will be even better as we have more lovely things lined up. Keep checking our blog to see what we have been up to throughout the year.