Monthly Archives: June 2010

Blue School holds Green Day

Pupils at St Columb Minor School (known as the Blue School) swapped their usual timetable on Tuesday (7th September) for a day learning about sustainable energy and global citizenship as part of the school’s annual ‘One World Week’. During the Green Day students took part in a variety of workshops including a wind turbine building session delivered by the education team of Cornwall’s leading sustainable energy charity Community Energy Plus. Gill Harper, the school’s business manager, said: “Our Green Day …


Cornwall College Camborne students get to work as green energy consultants

42 students from three Cornwall College courses are getting ‘real life’ experience of working as green energy consultants through a pioneering programme linking education with business through sustainability. The Cornwall College Camborne students are working on projects as part of the Schools for Intelligent Energy Use (SIEU) project which is funded by Intelligent Energy Europe, with eleven partners across nine EU countries.  The UK element of the programme is being delivered by Community Energy Plus, Cornwall’s leading charity delivering local …