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Mission Updates

Recent updates on current Roots & Shoots missions

Exciting Recycling – Mission Update!

The recycling team of Penryn Eco-schools recently got the opportunity to visit our local recycling centre in Truro. There they were taken on a tour of the facilitites, shown how the recycling was separated and treated and discussed the importance of recycling for their future. Thanks to Stephanie Crocker of Cornwall Council Waste Management for making […]

Cornwall’s first Education for Sustainability Conference – Mission Update!

Last week a group of our students represented Penryn College at Cornwall’s first Education for Sustainability Conference at the Eden Project.  There the students delivered a presentation on the work we have been doing on developing our environment and bringing sustainable practices into our school. It was also a great opportunity to hear about the […]

Turner’s Hill School – The Road To Sustainability!

Turners Hill School, has for 17 years, been involved in food and farming. We were adopted by a dairy farm for almost 13 years which each class visited at least once a term. We produced a scheme of work based on the work done on the farm which we linked very closely to the National […]

Fearnhill School provides habitats! – Mission Update!

As part of the mission to improve the biodiversity around Fearnhill School, 30 saplings, donated by the Woodland Trust ,were planted around the school grounds.  Some of these were planted around the wildlife garden to provide a wider range of habitats for various bird and insect species.  In the wildlife garden itself, the pond is […]

Dreamcatching to success at the Eden Project – Mission Update!

As part of a year long project between the Children and Young Peoples Partnership in Cornwall and Penryn College, Eco-school students were invited to attend the Dreamcatching award ceremony and conference held at the Eden Project. The students became involved last year when CYYP asked them about their dreams for the future.  At a workshop […]

Penryn College – An opportunity for enterprise from our Organic Farm – Mission Update!

As part of the development of the ‘Living Classroom’ at Penryn students are currently involved in designing and planning our organic farm.  From next year this will produce for the students a significant amount of fruit and vegetables.  So what do we do with all this produce? Step in the business students and our enterprise […]