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Mission Updates

Recent updates on current Roots & Shoots missions

The latest from East Coast College

This academic year, the Foundation and Progression Department has joined together to take part in projects that are good for the environment. The Enterprise group is doing voluntary work at Somerleyton Hall in Suffolk. They have potted plants, raked and cleared leaves and planted spring bulbs for next spring. At the same time, they have […]

Going Bigger Looking After Our Environment

As we move towards the winter months, things are slowing down: plants are dying back and many creatures are thinking about hibernating. We, however, are still busy! We have been cutting back our wild meadow area, clearing out fallen leaves from our wildlife pond, staking our growing saplings and cutting back overgrown trees and bushes. […]

Edenderry Support COP26 #ForestofPromises

The Edenderry Student Council have taken the initiative, to not only support the WWF- ‘Make a Promise campaign’, but to actively encourage their International Partners to join in and make a difference globally. Leading the way through the Global Schools Alliance’s (GSA) International School Council platform- the students at Edenderry have been actively promoting and […]

Peace Day celebration at TASIS

Our Lower School Roots & Shoots Club got together to make peace doves and discuss what we could do at school to lead a more peaceful life. Our students come from all around the globe and some of them have seen conflict in their countries. We had discussions on how it is important to be […]

Homes for our local wildlife

Our Primary 7’s have been very busy this term practising our woodwork skills! We used lots of tools to build homes for the birds, bugs and bats who live in our local area. We then worked with our local ranger to find the best places in the woods to put them. We found out that […]

Hapa Zome

We have been having a go at the Japanese art of Hapa Zome in Primary 2. It means ‘leaf dye’. We used different things we could find in our playground, grass, leaves, daisies, dandelions and even mud! We then used a stone to imprint the dye onto the material! It was amazing, we couldn’t believe […]