CHILDREN at Sully Primary School been busy with a week of action for climate change.

Sully Primary School, based on Burnham Avenue, has around 400 pupils aged between three and 11 years old who have been closely following events at COP26 and getting first-hand experience with eco-friendly activities.

During the week of action pupils in nursery and reception did a litter pick on Sully Beach.

Penarth Times: Progression step 1 enjoyed a beach clean at Sully Beach.

Year Three pupils visited Porthkerry Country Park to learn about the importance of trees.

Penarth Times: Year 3 enjoyed a visit to PorthKerry Park to check out their trees and make homes for wildlife.

Year Two pupils made bug hotels and designed posters about climate change. Children at the school have also been busy planting daffodil bulbs as part of their Spring flower bed to help insects flourish throughout the year.

Penarth Times: Year Two pupils build a bug hotel

Year Four researched the effects of climate change and wrote pledges for how to look after our planet.

Penarth Times: Year 4 researched created non-chronological report about climate change.

Children in Year Five and Six at the school were visited by a parent who talked about using a cargo bike instead of a car.

Penarth Times: Children at Sully Primary School learn about cargo bikes

Alison Morgan, a teacher at the school, said: "The children loved learning about her sustainable form of transport.

"Year Five were also inspired by Forest Green Rovers's eco-friendly initiatives and decided to create persuasive posters to convince other professional clubs to do more for the environment."

Year Six pupils set up their own Zero Waste shop called Siop Sero Sili, following a talk by Stuart, co-owner of Awesome Wales zero waste shop in Barry.

Penarth Times: Stuart from Awesome Wales zero waste shop in Penarth talks with pupils

Siop Sero Sili sold loose pasta, rice, oats and second hand clothes to parents and members of the local community and made a healthy profit of £150 for charity.

Penarth Times: Year 6's zero waste shop, Siop Sero Sili, was a roaring success.

Mrs Morgan, who teaches Year Six at the school, said: "They saved so much plastic and packages from going to land fill!

"The children are working towards becoming ethical concerned citizens of the world and are proud Platinum Eco Flag award winners with their eco schools work."