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Author: Agent Hicks

Having Fun Doing Good at the Eton Action Fair

Written by Thomas G. Year 11 Dr. Goodall’s Roots & Shoots initiative encourages young people to take practical action to foster positive change for people, animals and the environment. Eton boys came out in force at this year’s Eton Action Fair on Saturday 16 September to do just that, raising more than £30,000 for five […]

A Summertime Voyage of Environmental Observations

Written by Thomas G. (Year 11) This summer, Year 11 Eton student Thomas G. (Yes, that’s me) had the great good fortune to spend three weeks on an ocean expedition off the coast of Brittany. Some months earlier I’d been awarded a community service prize for my volunteer work teaching children how to sail, and […]

An Action-Packed Eton Environment Week

Written by Thomas G. (Year 10) Eton Environment Week saw many Eton and partnership school students engaging in environmental activities. The week kicked off on Sunday, 21 May, with a community clean-up, followed by “Plogging for Wildlife”, led by Harry M., Alexander L., and Mr. Michel.  “Plogging” is a Swedish concept, involving picking up litter […]

Dr Jane’s Visit Inspires Student Action

Roots & Shoots at Eton has been going strong, particularly since Dr Jane Goodall’s visit on 1 March when she gave an inspiring talk to teachers, school leaders, and hundreds of students from Eton and its partner schools (Beechwood School, Herschel Grammar School, Holyport College, Lynch Hill Enterprise Academy, Slough & Eton CE Business & […]