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Tag: Environment

Penryn College Creates A Plan For Conservation – Mission Update!

Yesterday the Living Classroom Biodiversity Team met with Karen, our Project Manager, Cate Holliday, our expert Environmentalist and Jackie, a gardening friend of the project to look at how we can encourage Biodiversity across the school grounds. From the meeting the team decided the main area would be the Ecology Area and redevelopment of the […]

The Living Classroom at Penryn College – Mission Update!

It’s coming to an incredibly exciting time for Penryn College as we move closer to the opening of our Living Classroom project and the first of our planting events. Since moving in to our new school site in September, the Eco-Schools Biodiversity team have been planning the development of the school grounds to reflect their […]

Solar Power at Trevithick School – Mission Update!

Trevithick school should be getting solar panels soon to reduce pupils’ and staff’s carbon footprint! This is very exciting so members of the Roots & Shoots Club are busy making a short film on solar power. They are using green screen software to create their own “Newsround”. They will present it to fellow pupils and parents […]

Water: Audits and Pledges

The average person in the UK uses a massive 153 litres of water per day. A lot of this goes on washing and flushing toilets, and a lot is wasted through dripping taps, overfilled kettles and inefficient appliances. This activity helps students discover where water is used in the home and what they can do to reduce the amount that is used.

Springwatch – A Dustbowl Activity

Phenology is the study of Spring. In particular, it’s the recording and study of the first appearance of birds, animals, insects and plants in the spring. When things appear is affected by the climate, and so by studying if/how the first appearances have changed over time, we can see if current climate change is having […]

Roots and Shoots Community Learning Week

St. Michael’s Primary School, Bournemouth Hello, We are a primary school of about four hundred 4-11 year olds in the centre of town, and last July the whole school took a week away from the normal timetable to run a project. This was so that the messages of Roots and Shoots would have a big […]

Rosemellin Woodland Rangers

Rosemellin Primary School, Camborne. Project run by Agent Norris and her year 5 class a.k.a. the “Rosemellin Woodland Rangers”. Other people involved: The National Trust Cornwall Wildlife Trust Cornwall Environmental Consultants Agent Lambert, Project Coordinator, Camborne Science & Community College Aims: To design and develop a woodland ecological site on the school premises using the […]