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Tag: Environment

Wasteland to Wildlife Garden

Chesterton Community College, Cambridge. We have been developing our school wasteland into a wildlife community garden for 2 years. The new garden has improved the school environment, created facilities for birds and wildlife. It offers a safe and peaceful space for members of the public to enjoy. We applied for various grants and received money […]

Tasis, Surrey – Romanian Children’s Relief! + Mission Updates!

Wendy has been taking students to Romania, with her to help with Romanian Children’s Relief. Two of the students that she took in June, helped care for abandoned babies and a group of Romanian children. The project had been started by a former Tasis student. The school has done charitable work for Redwings Horse Sanctuary. […]

Ringwood School, Hampshire – Mission Update!

Some of the children are doing individual projects, whether on animals, fungi, plants. The school has a climate change garden which educates the children about being aware of climate change and its affects on the environment. The garden includes native plants and vegetables which they are selling at the school gates. They are currently building […]

Crompton House C of E School, Lancashire – 5 Years of Roots & Shoots!

The Roots & Shoots group has been running for 5 years. This year a lot of the focus has been directed towards cancer awareness. £700 was raised for Marie Curie. A garden was dug over to spell the word HOPE and the children planted daffodils in the word, so that they would bloom every spring. […]

Ashley C of E Primary School’s Vegetable Garden – Mission Update!

The Roots & Shoots Group is spending a lot of time outside in their vegetable garden. They have two teams which alternate each week to tend to the garden and look after the 3 chickens currently being installed. The children feed, water and clean the chickens on a daily basis. There is also a pond […]