Marine Litter Pathways art competition
Firpark Primary School
Firpark Primary School created an amazing plastic diver as their art piece whilst also working on consumption and recycling in their school.
The pupils investigated litter in their school and then compared it with the litter they found in the South Calder Water.
Braidwood Primary School
Braidwood Primary School have created an amazing art canvas depicting the journey litter takes from humans into the sea. You can see the green plastic bottle break down and is then eaten by fish. There is also a bird getting stuck in a net.
Drummore Primary School
Mull class from Dummore Primary School visited the Sea Life centre at Loch Lomond. They discovered that turtles often mistake plastic for jellyfish and eat them. They created their art piece using some materials that would cause harm to a turtle. The turtle is upset and feels unwell after eating the plastic.
Inveraray Primary School
Inveraray Primary School have been busy collecting and surveying litter in their community. They have created an amazing art piece after researching marine litter pathways.
Kelty Primary School
Kelty Primary School's pupils researched marine litter and the harm it can do to our wildlife. They decided to create an art piece showing that it isn't fair as we wouldn't want to have to deal with it ourselves, so why should animals in the sea.
St Michael's Primary School
St Michael's Primary School created an amazing totem pole as part of their entry to the competition. They also wrote letters to local councillors asking them to take action.
Allanton Primary School
After working out that people need to take responsibilty for the litter in Scotland, the pupils at Allanton Primary School campaigned to encouraged people to recycled more, use less and stop littering!
Broxburn Primary School
The class at Broxburn Primary School have been inspired to tackle litter in their school and community after reading poems. They will be trying to reach out into the wider community after the school holidays.
St Stephen's Primary
The P5/6 class have done some amazing research to determine where the litter from Glasgow could end up. They have also created a beautiful mosaic art canvas showing the river flowing into the sea.
Isobel Mair School
Isobel Mair School created an amazing Jellyfish made from Plastic cups and bags. They have recently started a campaign to reduce plastic in their school. They have already successfully eliminated plastic cups from the school.
Braehead Primary School
Braehead have created a very intricate art piece after discovering that on average each household produce one tonne of waste. They went on to research how waste can then enter our marine environments and have included this in their art piece.
Morningside Primary School
Morningside Primary School have created a great whale art piece as their entry to the competiton. They also conducted extensive research on marine litter and the pathways from litter's source to our marine environments.
Uddingston Grammar School
Uddingston Grammar School submitted a very well researched report as part of their entry to our competition. They also organised a great campaign to try and save our marine environments.
Lumphinnans Primary Community School
The pupils in P3/4 at Lumphinnans Primary School investigate the different pathways that litter and waste could end up in our marine environments and to explore solutions to this problem.
Dunbarney Primary School
Dunbarney Primary School have been busy researching how litter can end up in our marine environments. They have been out in their lcoal community trying to make a difference.
Kippen Primary School
We had two entries from Kippen Primary School. Both P5 and P6 researched the impact of litter on our planet and independantly made art canvases representing what they found.
Carluke High School
Carluke High School have created an art canvas showing some of the facts they found and actions they can take to reduce litter in the marine environments. The class submitted three individual student reports that showed how much hard work the pupils put into this project.
Breadalbane Academy have created a beautiful art canvas made from litter picked around the school. The pupils have done a lot of research about how litter affects the marine environment.
Woodmill High School
Woodmill High School have created a sophisticated art piece after researching plastic bags and the affect plastic have on our marine environments.
Jimmy Dunnachie Family Learning Centre
Jimmy Dunnachie Family Learning Centre have created an art piece that shows the earth and have also done research how the materials we use on land can be littered and end up in our marine environments.They have come up with the great slogan: Stop the plastic pollution quick. Don’t make the water sick!
Torbain Primary School
Torbain Primary School have worked in collaboration with the community and charities in Kirkcaldy to tackle plastic. They have also researched how plastic my end up in our marine environment and have created a wonderful art piece to represent marine litter pathways.
Allan's Primary School
Allan's Primary School have worked on both our Roadside Litter Campaign and this competition. The Life on Land group in the school wanted to research and depict how the litter we drop ends up in our seas.
Doune Primary School
The P3 class at Doune Primary School have considered the full litter pathway from #Source2Sea. They researched the route litter in their village can take to end up in the North Sea and then ways that the litter can get there. It can travel into the river Teith, then into the river Forth and finally end up in the North Sea. It's great to see pupils consider the whole problem and try to tackle it.
Ibrox Primary School
The P4 class at Ibrox Primary School conducted research into how we can reduce litter and how it then ends up in our marine environment. They also looked at the impacts it can have once in the marine environment. Their art piece is a fish with scales that have facts and slogans. Beautiful!
Collin Primary School
Collin Primary School have worked hard with pupils from the whole school to try and reduce the litter in their community.