Wembley school wins green award

Pupils scoop enviromental prize at London Zoo

A school in Wembley has been given an award and �500 at London Zoo after proving its green credentials.

Preston Park Primary School in College Road, Wembley, was recognised in the ‘Totally Active’ category for the South/ Central region at the TOTAL Green School Awards last week.

Their ‘Putting the ‘Ark in Preston Park’’ was judged to be among the best projects in Southern England in the nationwide competition for 5-11 year olds.

Prizes were handed out by actress Zoe Wannamaker and childrens TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson, president of the Young People’s Trust for the Environment, who runs the competition in partnership with TOTAL.

Charles Hendry, Energy and Climate Change Minister, said: “I find it remarkable how much children know about the environment and where we get our energy from.

These awards are a fantastic initiative, rewarding young people across the country for their passion for the environment.”