In December 2022, there were two holiday parties held for local care homes in the MS Library. To establish contact the iCare students involved wrote a list of questions to take to the care home residents to ask exactly what they wanted for their celebration. It was a wonderful interaction—they wanted to have hot drinks, […]
The Middle School Library backs up onto an extremely biodiverse ancient wood that’s nestled along the River Mole in Surrey. We were very fortunate to have installed in previous years a student-designed library patio for people to enjoy the warmer months. We initially had an elective course for them to create to scale drawings for […]
In the summer of 2021, Wildlife Aid contacted one of the teachers from the school’s environmental club to ask if we could please foster seven fox cubs and then release them later on our campus. After much liaising between our Head of Grounds & Wildlife Aid we found the perfect place for them in the […]
The Roots & Shoots Club at ACS Cobham Middle School has had a very busy school year, and with a relatively small group, have accomplished a tremendous amount. When we returned to school in August 2016, our Science department expressed concern to us about the state of the natural pond on our campus. So we […]
Why the pond is important Our on-campus pond has been used as an educational resource for many years. Science classes with students from each grade visit the pond to observe wildlife. It is also an important habitat and many creatures have been identified in our pond. Pond expert visit Mr. Jules Howard visited our school […]
Students are especially happy about choosing a chimp through the sponsorship in Kenya. Last year we sold cards with photos of indigenous British animals on them to raise the money for the “adoption”. The 6th grade Roots & Shoots students sold them at a table where they raised awareness about litter and waste outside of […]
The middle school students at ACS Hillingdon are involved with Roots & Shoots. Three projects have been the focus this year: Eco-friendly week, helping homeless youth in the local community and a Charity Walk (supporting the vital work of UNICEF, Roots & Shoots and Starlight Children’s Foundation). ACS Hillingdon International School received a Roots & […]
ACS Cobham International School in Cobham, Surrey joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where ACS Cobham International School is on a map and read about their local environment here.