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Mission Updates

Recent updates on current Roots & Shoots missions

Clothes for Kenya

During the last half term, Moreton’s pupils and families have been busy collecting and donating used clothes. These clothes will be sent to a children’s home in Gilgil, Kenya, which one of our teachers visited during the Christmas holidays. Restart Africa is the name of the children’s home, which takes care of more than 100 […]

Damers First School Ocean Pollution

Year 1 children are always fascinated by plastic pollution and how they can play their part in reducing their consumption in school and at home. It is always important that children understand that there are other factors that can affect our oceans like sewage, oil spills, overfishing and coral bleaching. The children have enjoyed hearing […]

U-Fill Gluesticks Damers First School

Here is a film with Damers Eco Crew and I talking about how we came across Learn Play Nexus U-Fill Gluestick. The children talk passionately through the steps of how to refill a U-Fill gluestick to help reduce waste in the school. It also reduces cost as it is a better quality gluestick and you […]

Fund Raising for the RSPCA!

As part of our Roots & Shoots Awards 2023 prize, our school won a choice of an all-expensive paid class residential trip or a class activity day at the RSPCA, Mallydams Wood Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre. Before arranging the trip, Andrea and I visited the site to view the facilities for our risk assessment […]

Dead Hedge Project

Our Roots & Shoots After School Club have been looking at ways they could tidy up and separate our composting area from our wild meadow. We wanted to make a fence of some kind but wanted to make it look as natural as possible. One of the children said, whilst on a  family-walk, they had […]

Wildlife Cameras

We have recently purchased two motion capture wildlife cameras; we were able to purchase these from our amazing prize money from the Roots & Shoots Awards 2023. Just before Christmas our cameras arrived and we excitedly set about discussing suitable places to set them up within the school grounds. Each afternoon, the children helped to […]