A SUSTAINABILITY and recycling champion returned to an Andover school to talk about the importance of caring for our planet.

Attitude of Gratitude Campaigner Manuela Wahnon hosted a ‘lively discussion’ about environmental issues at Roman Way School on Monday, March 25.

Throughout the visit, the children actively participated, asking thoughtful questions, and sharing their ideas on how to protect our environment.

Laughter filled the air when puppet ‘Garry ‘appeared to entertain the children, which added a touch of fun to the insightful discussion.

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During the visit Manuela was accompanied by the Mayor of Test Valley Cllr Philip Lashbrook, Cllr Katie Brooks and deputy mayoress Karen Hamilton.

Headteacher Sarah Jones said: “It was a pleasure to welcome the mayor, guests and Manuela to Roman Way Primary School. The children learned an important lesson about the consequences of dropping rubbish and were inspired to take even more care of their environment.”

The school added that Manuela and her guests ‘left a lasting impression’ on the young minds, inspiring them to take positive action towards a greener and more sustainable future.

Manuela previously visited the school in December last year to talk about litter, plastics and how children can help the planet.