Recent updates on current Roots & Shoots missions

SEEVIC College fundraising initiatives

Posted on November 20th, 2017 by Agent Dullaghan

SEEVIC College will be very busy this winter with the fundraisers they are organising.

First one starts on the 28th November when students are fundraising for little havens, and the beautiful dogs …

Freya – the Takataka girl!

Posted on November 14th, 2017 by Agent Raimes

Freya – the Takataka girl! (Takataka means ‘garbage’ in africaans)…

In October Freya spent 2 hours with her Dad walking around Brixton collecting rubbish – for a town clean-up!
She collected 5.3kg of garbage – and 2.3 kg of recycling!
Fantastic initiative! Well done!…

An Evening With Dr Jane

Posted on October 30th, 2017 by Agent Raimes

On Sunday, I went to see Jane Goodall at the Old Vic theatre. JAPS girls had already seen the Lorax there, so I was familiar with my surroundings. I had seen Jane Goodall thrice before; at the JAPS assembly, at the JAGS talk and I …

Bug Hotel at TASIS

Posted on October 19th, 2017 by Agent Gediman

TASIS Roots & Shoots Wildlife Club members decided to build a bug hotel for our school garden. We thought that this would not only be a good home for insects to live in, but it would be a good place for animals, such as a hedgehog to find food! We …

Peace Day 2017 At TASIS

Posted on September 21st, 2017 by Agent Gediman

This year, once again, all Lower School and Middle School students met outside on the 21st of September to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace, led by our Roots & Shoots members. We got out our giant Peace Dove, reattached the wings, and suddenly it came to life. …

Global Goals for Sustainable Development at Sandfield Close Primary School

Posted on August 30th, 2017 by Agent Eames

An inspiring video by students and teachers at Sandfield Close Primary School!

Committing to working together towards a better future for the environment and all living things!

Roots & Shoots at ACS Cobham

Posted on August 29th, 2017 by Anne Hollyfield

The Roots & Shoots Club at ACS Cobham Middle School has had a very busy school year, and with a relatively small group, have accomplished a tremendous amount. When we returned to school in August 2016, our Science department expressed concern to us about the state of the …

Explorer Environmentalist Robert Swan Speaks to TASIS Students!

Posted on July 29th, 2017 by Agent Gediman

Roots & Shoots lead teacher, Wendy Gediman, has been to Antarctica three times with explorer/environmentalist, Robert Swan. The goals of these expeditions have all been tied to educating young people about sustainable energy. Another goal is getting the message across that it is important to protect Antarctica, which is the …

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation- Protecting Snow Leopards

Posted on July 29th, 2017 by Agent Gediman

Twice a year, Jo Elphick, from David Shepherd Wildlife comes to work with our TASIS Roots & Shoots students. Her speciality is teaching the children about endangered animals, especially those that David Shepherd Wildlife works to help in their native land. This visit was a lesson on snow leopards. These …

Ducklings! at TASIS

Posted on July 23rd, 2017 by Agent Gediman

Each year, our Roots & Shoots Wildlife Club hatches ducklings to learn about the unique character of these beautiful creatures. The eggs are donated by Matt at Lower Shaw Farm in Swindon. He also takes the ducklings back when they are a month old, as they are then released to …

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