News and views from the schools taking part in Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Orangutans & Plastic Cheese

Posted on November 27th, 2018 by Agent Littlejohns

It was Orangutan Caring Week from 11-18th November so when I went in to do a workshop with the children mid-week that week, we learnt about orangutans; where they’re from and why we need to look after them. We also learnt about the crucial and very important subject of plastic pollution …

Damers First School – Plastic Free Dorchester

Posted on November 22nd, 2018 by Agent Moore

Damers Eco Ambassadors have launched a campaign to make Dorchester Plastic Free (Single use) and achieve the Surfers Against Sewage Community Status for the town. They have the support of Dorchester Town Council, Dorchester Bid, Dorchester Chamber for Business.  The children wrote a letter to MP Sir Oliver Letwin asking …

Whales, Turtles and Plastic

Posted on November 22nd, 2018 by Agent Littlejohns

Almost three quarters of our wonderful world – 71% to be precise – is covered in water, but unfortunately it gets polluted by eight million pieces of plastic every single day. This causes great havoc and destruction to the marine eco system and all creatures in our oceans, so …

Damers First School – Eco friendly decorations made from recycled materials

Posted on November 22nd, 2018 by Agent Moore

The whole school took part in a Christmas decorations making day. The older children within the school paired up with the young children to make eco friendly decorations made from recycled materials. All these decorations will be sold at our Christmas Fair on Friday 7th December to help raise money …

Featured School: Mad Hatters Nursery – never too young to make a positive difference!

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Agent Littlejohns

Mad Hatters nursery is fortunate enough to have a wonderful outdoor space filled with two beautiful, white rabbits called Marshmallow and Sweetie, as well as lots of children’s toys, swings and Wendy-houses. Looking after the rabbits and any other insects found in the play area is encouraged.

Throughout the year the …

Featured School: Students at Damers prove themselves to be unstoppable!

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Agent Moore

Since the Roots & Shoots Awards in March the school has embedded the R&S pledges. Each class makes a pledge each half term to help the community, animals or the environment. It is monitored by teachers and our junior governors and at the end the class who has made the …

Shimna Integrated College joins Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Posted on November 16th, 2018 by Agent Caulfield

Shimna Integrated College in NEWCASTLE, DOWN joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today.

You can see where Shimna Integrated College is on a map and read about their local environment here.

Damers First School – Plastic Free Dorchester. Letters to Schools and Businesses

Posted on November 11th, 2018 by Agent Moore

Damers Eco Ambassadors are leading a campaign for Dorchester to achieve Surfers Against Sewage Plastic Free Community Status. They have the support of Dorchester Town Council, Dorchester BID, Litter Free Dorset and Sir Oliver Letwin MP. The children wrote letters to all the Headteachers of schools in Dorchester asking them …

JAPS Roots & Shoots charity News

Posted on November 6th, 2018 by Agent Raimes

At James Allen’s Prep school, we are always so proud of our girls when they take their own initiatives to help others.

Two of our girls, Freya Turner-Webster and Ella Brooks, organised and  held a sale over half term to raise money for Shelter (the charity to help homeless people). They …

Wirral Home Educators joins Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Posted on November 6th, 2018 by Agent Csatádi

Wirral Home Educators in joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today.

You can see where Wirral Home Educators is on a map and read about their local environment here.

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