Welcome to Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots,

the education programme for young people. Roots & Shoots encourages children to implement practical positive change for people, animals and the environment by providing teachers with free resources and activities.

Find out more about Roots & Shoots and share your school’s story to win a Roots & Shoots Award.


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  • Fresh from the Blog

    Stories that we think you'll find interesting and inspiring

    New Year’s Resolution: Recycle!

    Christmas is over for another year and the great new-year clear-up is underway, at least in our house. When I think about all the wrapping paper, left over food, unwanted …

    512px-Cité_Aubry_(Paris),_sapin_de_Noël_aux_ordures
  • Around the World

    Updated from Roots & Shoots activities around the world

    Xeriscaping

    As well as being a great word (first coined in Denver, Colorado), xeriscaping is also a great idea. It is a set of principles to help landscape and plant gardens …

    Beth Chatto Gardens, Elmstead Market, Essex, England by ukgardenphotos
  • Mission Update

    News from our members. Every story is eligible for an award!

    TASIS American School Wildlife Club Year in Review- 2014

    This past year was a busy one for TASIS Wildlife Club. We spent a lot of time in our large garden, helping to tidy up our wildlife pond, clear an …

  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    Featured Activity: Floodrisk!

    This week’s featured activity is about the impact of climate change on the physical and human geography of the UK. The aim is to learn about the varied topography of …

    Cars in a flood - Image courtesy of coward_lion at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • Featured Activity

    Looking for ideas for the classroom? Try our featured activity!

    Geography: Floodrisk!

    This activity is about the impact of climate change on the physical and human geography of the UK. In this activity your students will be learning about the varied topography …

    Cars in a flood - Image courtesy of coward_lion at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • Featured School

    Looking at the work of one of our member schools in detail

    St Christopher’s High School, Accrington

    Every term we like to highlight the work of one particular school. We hope that you can feel inspired by their work and feel encouraged to share your own work …

    Fashion Show Participants from Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School; photo credit @Roger Marks Photography
  • Featured Campaign

    Simple ways that you can help people, animals and the environment

    Recycle Your Phone, Build a School!

    Help us to help the children of the Democratic Republic of Congo by recycling your old mobile phone to raise money to build schools. Prizes to be won!

    Graphic: List of things needed to open a school in Africa
  • Fresh from the Blog

    Stories that we think you'll find interesting and inspiring

    Plastic, plastic everywhere…

    A study published this week shows that the extent of plastic waste in the world’s oceans is truly staggering. What can we do to help?

    Model results for global count density of ocean borne plastics in four size classes
  • Around the World

    Updated from Roots & Shoots activities around the world

  • Mission Update

    News from our members. Every story is eligible for an award!

    Walhampton Update 2014

    2014/2015

    PRE_PREP

    On Tuesday 30th September, Year 1 were visited by the Waitrose fruit and vegetable specialist team to help with our science.

  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    Featured Activity: Fundraise to Fight Malaria

    This featured activity is about ways to raise funds to fight malaria through better prevention, treatment and scientific research. Caused by a parasite, malaria kills over 2.7 million people every …

    Research Scientist. Photo by Photokanok, from freedigitalphotos.net
  • Featured Activity

    Looking for ideas for the classroom? Try our featured activity!

    Geography: Floodrisk!

    This activity is about the impact of climate change on the physical and human geography of the UK. In this activity your students will be learning about the varied topography …

    Cars in a flood - Image courtesy of coward_lion at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • Featured School

    Looking at the work of one of our member schools in detail

    St Christopher’s High School, Accrington

    Every term we like to highlight the work of one particular school. We hope that you can feel inspired by their work and feel encouraged to share your own work …

    Fashion Show Participants from Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School; photo credit @Roger Marks Photography
  • Featured Campaign

    Simple ways that you can help people, animals and the environment

    Recycle Your Phone, Build a School!

    Help us to help the children of the Democratic Republic of Congo by recycling your old mobile phone to raise money to build schools. Prizes to be won!

    Graphic: List of things needed to open a school in Africa
  • Fresh from the Blog

    Stories that we think you'll find interesting and inspiring

    Welcome to the Microverse

    Have you ever considered that there’s a world out there, which we can’t? The world of microbes.

    Cyanobacteria
  • Around the World

    Updated from Roots & Shoots activities around the world

  • Mission Update

    News from our members. Every story is eligible for an award!

    Liverpool John Moores University Autumn Update

    During September the LJMU Greenpeace society took part in several events aimed at raising awareness of various environmental issues.

    The first event however, was somewhat different. In the first week of …

  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    Featured Activity: Treating & Preventing Malaria

    Malaria kills over 2.7 million people every year. The second in our series of three resources helps explain how to treat & prevent malaria.

    Teaching about mosquito net use. By Sallyforthwit (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  • Featured Activity

    Looking for ideas for the classroom? Try our featured activity!

    Geography: Floodrisk!

    This activity is about the impact of climate change on the physical and human geography of the UK. In this activity your students will be learning about the varied topography …

    Cars in a flood - Image courtesy of coward_lion at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • Featured School

    Looking at the work of one of our member schools in detail

    St Christopher’s High School, Accrington

    Every term we like to highlight the work of one particular school. We hope that you can feel inspired by their work and feel encouraged to share your own work …

    Fashion Show Participants from Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School; photo credit @Roger Marks Photography
  • Featured Campaign

    Simple ways that you can help people, animals and the environment

    Recycle Your Phone, Build a School!

    Help us to help the children of the Democratic Republic of Congo by recycling your old mobile phone to raise money to build schools. Prizes to be won!

    Graphic: List of things needed to open a school in Africa

 


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