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Dorset Schools In French Eco Exchange


10:01am 28th September 2012
(Updated 10:03am 28th September 2012)

Schools from Dorset are going green and learning French by teaming up with pupils from across the channel in an EU funded eco drive.

Pupils from 10 schools will be part of the new "Sustainable Energy" project.

It's all about learning how to curb their energy usage and choosing more renewable energy.

It's hoped children will also pick up some useful language skills from their French peers.

Robert Gould, Dorset County Council's cabinet minister for environment, said: "We all have our part to play when it comes to the environment, but it's so important that children learn this now so they can continue to make a difference throughout their lives and teach future generations how to be eco friendly."

If you would like to learn more more about the project or find advice on how to reduce your school's energy usage, go to http://www.seacs.info or call Stacie Forrester, schools energy officer, on 01305 225230

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