Recent updates on current Roots & Shoots missions

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 …

Hedgehog Roots & Shoots projects at JAPS

Posted on July 6th, 2017 by Agent Raimes

The Roots & Shoots club have designed leaflets to try and help the rapidly diminishing hedgehog population. They have watched ‘Hedgehog Close’ by Gordon Buchanon, and looked at the work of Brian May’s ‘ Save Me’ charity.
With these in mind, the girls have worked on the leaflets, which give instructions …

The Prague British School taking positive actions

Posted on June 26th, 2017 by Agent Korczyk

Animal’s lives matter, documentary film by Dibjeet Kaur

Posted on June 9th, 2017 by Agent Hannam


Theme: Animal’s lives matter

The documentary I have created focuses upon the issues of animal cruelty and the way animals/creatures/other species are being used for the benefit and successes of humans rather than being able to live a peaceful life of their own. In this …

The New Forest Clarion

Posted on June 6th, 2017 by Agent Rix

As part of a group of schools, sussed in the forest, ran by Gill Hickman, our children were asked to write a piece.

We talked about what might happen to our area by 2050 if we don’t do anything about global …

Small steps: Success as UNILAD agree to disclaimer

Posted on May 31st, 2017 by Agent Biddle

It is a step in the right direction as the incredibly popular company and website UNILAD has agreed to add a disclaimer to any future videos that they share of pet primates. After many emails, tweets and messages, UNILAD – which at the time of writing has some 29,078,313 likes …

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