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The Roots & Shoots Awards 2009

As part of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme, schools from across the UK were invited to Regent’s Park, London this week to take part in a prestigious Awards ceremony in the presence of Dr Jane Goodall and Livia Firth. The event took place at the Zoological Society of London’s headquarters – a charity devoted […]

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 […]

Introducing our newest team member, Jasmina Marcheva

Hello Roots & Shoots members, My name is Jasmina and I am the new assistant to Tara Golshan (Executive Director, Education). Part of my job will be to answer any questions about the Roots & Shoots Programme and support you in your activities. Please don’t hesitate to contact me by phone or e-mail if you […]

Christmas Appeal

This Christmas why not buy a present with a difference? For just £25 you can buy a Child Membership which includes a pack full of fascinating information on chimpanzees, a certificate of adoption, a poster and a Mr H Junior toy. For an Aunt, Uncle or Grandparent, why not choose Gold or Silver Membership? Gold […]

Congratulations to our Annual Award finalists!

After some tough decision-making we are pleased to announce the following finalists for the Roots & Shoots Awards 2009: ACS Hillingdon International School Project: Eco Friendly Week at ACS Hillingdon Penryn College, Cornwall Project: Environmental Leaders at Penryn College Queen Elizabeth II High School, Isle of Man Project: tREe’Cycle’ at Queen Elizabeth II High School […]

Walk For Peace!

Anglia Ruskin University’s Roots & Shoots society flew a giant Peace dove to mark our international day of peace. The society joined in with the celebratory walk, from Ely cathedral to Jesus Green in Cambridge. The walk was organized to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the diocese of Ely as well as the 800th anniversary […]