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

    Cutting down trees fuels climate change, biodiversity loss and…Ebola?

    Norway announced it was giving $150million in development aid to Liberia, if it ceased deforestation. In the midst of the worst Ebola crisis they have ever seen, you’d think …

    Epomophorus wahlbergi
  • 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!

    Canada Blanch Instituto Espanol de Londres Autumn Update

    Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme at Instituto Espanol Canada Blanch in west London is educating students from both the

    Primary and Secondary schools in fundamental components of living harmoniously with …

  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    Climate Change Activity

    This weeks featured activity is about climate change and it’s impact on the physical and human geography of the UK. Life will be very different if our geography keeps …

  • 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 …

  • 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

    If you can’t beat ‘em, eat ‘em?

    Organisms are transported all over the world for various reasons, and most of the time, it’s no big deal. …

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  • Around the World

    Updated from Roots & Shoots activities around the world

  • Mission Update

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

    Brockenhurst Pre-School – just signed up

    We have just signed up our pre-school to the Roots and Shoots programme – and looking forward to helping our community and wildlife. We have lots of usable outside space, …

  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    Featured Activity – Make and Watch a Bird Feeder

    This weeks featured activity looks at how you can make and watch a bird feeder to help out birds over the winter.

    Bird Feeder with Blue Tits
  • 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 …

  • 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

    From Billions to none

    “The wild pigeon, formerly in flocks of millions, has entirely disappeared from the face of the earth…We have given an awful exhibition of slaughter and destruction, which may serve as …

    Martha
  • Around the World

    Updated from Roots & Shoots activities around the world

  • Mission Update

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

    TASIS Autumn Update

    TASIS Wildlife Club met for the first time last week for the new school year. The students are all eager to work on a variety of projects. We began discussing …

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  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    Peace Day Roots & Shoots India

    This year in India Peace Day was celebrated in Chennai. There were more than 2000 participants including the Commander of the Coast Guard, Additional Director general of Police, Coastal security Group …

  • 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 …

  • 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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