News from Roots & Shoots Mission Control

Congratulations to our Roots & Shoots Awards winners

Posted on March 14th, 2018 by Aoife Glass

The Roots & Shoots Annual Awards were a roaring success!

The Awards took place in the beautiful tropical gardens of London’s Barbican Centre and our 13 selected winners (chosen out of 2000 schools) were joined by our special guest – the American Community School all the way from Abu Dhabi!

Some …

Roots & Shoots Awards 2018 – some our favourite Instagram & Twitter posts!

Posted on March 11th, 2018 by Aoife Glass

On Friday March 9th Dr Jane Goodall joined Roots & Shoots Groups, VIPS and more at the annual Roots & Shoots UK Awards. 

Get ready for the Roots & Shoots Awards 2018
Find out more about the Roots & Shoots Awards – prizes, how to enter, sponsors …

Last chance to apply! Now more wildflowers…

Posted on March 7th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Bring colour and wildlife to your school with free wildflower seeds
We’ve teamed with Grow Wild to help change lives and transform spaces with UK native wildflowers.
Apply today to receive your (even larger) free kit to transform an urban space …

Get ready for the Roots & Shoots Awards 2018

Posted on March 2nd, 2018 by Aoife Glass

On the 9th of March, we’ll be celebrating the annual Roots & Shoots Awards in the beautiful Barbican centre in Central London.

Find out more about the Roots & Shoots Awards

The Awards are a celebration of the achievements of our amazing Roots & Shoots groups who’ve campaigned, researched, raised …

Quest Overseas sponsors the Most Outstanding Individual Award at the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual Awards 2018

Posted on February 9th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

The Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Award for Individual Endeavour is sponsored in 2017 by gap year and overseas volunteering organisation Quest Overseas. The winner of this award will be invited to join a Quest Overseas’ team on one of their summer projects in South America or Africa.

Options include the …

RSPCA Sponsors Most Outstanding Group Award at the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual Awards

Posted on February 9th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has been looking out for animals, since 1824.

Their vision is to work for a world in which all humans respect and live in harmony with all other members of the animal kingdom.

Every day, with the help of their members …

Kew Gardens’ Grow Wild programme Sponsors Most Outstanding Group in touch with nature Award at the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual Awards

Posted on February 6th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Tour the world largest ‘fungarium’
This prize offers unique access to over 1.2m fungal specimens from around the world at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in West London.

Two teachers and four students will join a fungi curator and enthusiast to discover how …

Featured activity: Local Safari

Posted on February 1st, 2018 by Aoife Glass

This activity is one of our BRAND NEW activities all about mapping, exploring and helping your local environment. It’s part of our new My Local Area activities.

Each term this year, we’ll have a different activity focus from this new project collection. While the activities do work …

Roots & Shoots partners with Grow Wild!!

Posted on January 26th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Where will your seed kit take your schools?
Apply now to transform a shared unloved space!
The Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme is supporting Grow Wild to change lives and transform spaces with UK native wildflowers. …

Follow an amazing journey to the Antarctic!

Posted on January 17th, 2018 by Aoife Glass

Explorer Sir Rober Swan, his son, and their team are on their way to the South Pole. Along the way they’re braving sub-zero temperatures, hard weather conditions, and a gruelling journey. Not only that, they will be only be using cutting-edge clean energy technologies to survive in one of the …

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