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Marine Litter Pathways art competition


Firpark Primary School

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.

Read more here.

Braidwood Primary School

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.

Read their case study here.

Drummore Primary School

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

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.

Read their case study here.

Kelty Primary School

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.

Read more here.

St Michael's Primary School

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.

Read more about their campaign here.

Allanton Primary School

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!

Read more about them here.

Broxburn Primary School

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.

Read more here.

St Stephen's Primary

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.

Read more here.

Isobel Mair School

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.

Read about their work here.

Braehead Primary 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.

Read their case study here.

Morningside Primary School

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

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.

Read their case study here.

Lumphinnans Primary Community School

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.

Read their case study here.

Dunbarney Primary School

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.

Read their story here.

Kippen Primary School

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.

Read more about here.

Carluke High School

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

Breadalbane Academy

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.

Read more about their project here.

Woodmill High School

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.

Read about what they found here.

Jimmy Dunnachie Family Learning Centre

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!

Read the case study here.

Torbain Primary School

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.

Read their full case study here.

Allan's Primary School

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.

Read about their work here.

Doune Primary School

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

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

Collin Primary School have worked hard with pupils from the whole school to try and reduce the litter in their community. 

Read more about their campaign here.

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