St Benedict’s School in Ealing, West London, has planted 120 trees to mark its birthday this year

St Benedict’s has planted 120 trees to mark its 120th anniversary. Wild cherries, supplied by the Woodland Trust, were planted in the school grounds and also at a local partner primary school. Parents have also donated almost £700 to Restore our Planet’s ‘Trillion Trees’ protect.

Woodland Celebration at St Benedict's
The tree planting ceremony was attended by representatives of the school’s Eco Society as well as staff and governors

Chair of governors, Joe Berger planted the first tree at the School’s Perivale sports grounds, at a short ceremony attended by the Headmaster Andrew Johnson, the Junior School Headmaster Rob Simmons and students from the school’s Eco Society. All the remaining trees were then planted by the Combined Cadet Corps.

Andrew Johnson says: “I am delighted that we are celebrating this landmark in our history with an environmental project. We hope that these trees will flourish, along with St Benedict’s, over the next 120 years as we continue to educate young people for a sustainable future”.

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