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Mission Updates

Recent updates on current Roots & Shoots missions

Webster’s High Squirrel Project – Mission Update!

This year Webster’s High Junior Science group has been working on a Red Squirrel Project. The pupils learnt about red squirrels, where they live, what they like to eat, where they would be able to see red squirrels in our local area, and invited in the local wildlife ranger to give a talk about squirrels.  Pupils prepared and manned […]

Coleshill Infants’ School – Save The Polar Bear!

This term the year 2 pupils undertook a project on polar bears, linking with the international conference on climate change. The children studied the bears’ habitat, finding out where they live, what they eat and how they are now endangered because of global warming. We made a display of the children’s work to show the […]

Fearnhill’s Site of Scientific Interest – Mission Update!

During the months of May and June, several members of the Science department staff were working hard to clear the overgrown pond in the wildlife area in Fearnhill School.  Inside the wildlife area started as a mass of brambles and ivy, which were smothering the other plant species, including some water irises that were found in […]

To Agent Gillingham and the Green Girls – Mission Update!

Hello fellow eco-warriors! I have read the brief on Misson Ice World – basically we have to try and save Scotland from freezing over otherwise in the future it will be derserted and completely frozen. We can stop this from happening by stopping Global Warming happening. Please reply ASAP. Every idea is needed! Agent Scarlett

Coleshill CofE Infant School – Our Eco Garden

We are developing our school eco garden. First we had 3 new raised beds installed, then all the children planted herbs and vegetables. We had the most amazing pumpkins and marrows.  Some unusual purple sprouts are growing now.  Also the children grew their own potatoes and took them home to share with their families. Everyone at […]

Starting Small in the Highlands – Home Facilitator Mission Update!

My fellow agents are a small but resourceful group of disabled and able-bodied students who have a curtailed access to mainstream schooling as a result of numerous health related issues. However, just because we don’t always fit the expected mould, it does not mean that we are any less responsible than the next agent, for […]

HEAL @ Skinners’ School 2008-2009

Skinners’ School in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, is already renowned for being at the front of the fight against saving energy, with solar panels supplying all of our science and catering facilities and filtering left over energy into the national grid. These were in place before I (Miss Montoya) started and organised by a teacher called […]