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5th October 2017

First school in BBKA's new Schools Scheme is shortlisted for ecological education award

Calderstones​ ​School​ ​in​ ​Liverpool​ ​has​ ​been​ ​shortlisted​ ​for​ ​ECO​ ​School​ ​Project of​ ​the​ ​Year​ ​in​ ​the​ ​North​ ​West. 6 pupils at the school recently received the first Junior Beekeeping certificates under the BBKA’s (British Beekeepers Association) new School Scheme.

The school has established a wildflower meadow and in that they have hives keeping honeybees. Their beekeeping mentor is teacher Emma Turner-Bone. Pupils have already had a good harvest of honey and have been busy making candles to sell at school fairs. The winners will be announced in a ceremony at Liverpool Cathedral on 17th November. The BBKA is thrilled that they are getting this recognition. -ends-