Damers First School has been shortlisted for Schools Champion in the Surfers Against Sewage Plastic Free Awards.
The shortlist was compiled by an all-star judging panel that included Ben Fogle, Hugo Tagholm, CEO of SAS, Helen Glover, Double Olympic Champion and married to Steve Backshall, Gillian Burke, BBC Wildlife Presenter, Liz Bonnin, Blue Planet Live and Drowning in Plastic Presenter, Lucy Siegle, Reporter/Presenter on the One Show, Richard Walker CEO of Iceland.
Others shortlisted for an award in one of the 10 categories include Amanda Keetley, who wrote the book Plastic Game Changer where Damers appears as a case study and City to Sea and Refill who made a film at Damers last year, they have been shortlisted in the Reduce and Reuse category.
The awards will take place at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery on Thursday 21st November. More than 850 nominations were received for the Plastic Free Awards.