It was back in August 2015 that I was invited along to accompany a friend to a VIP Jane Goodall event in London. At this time, my knowledge of Dr Jane was very minimal but after a bit more research and videos watched, I was taken by her passion, dedication and growth in the natural […]
Global warming and climate change are seldom out of the news and we’ve suffered some pretty unusual weather lately. Spare a thought for the residents of Kivalina in Alaska who are experiencing its effects first hand – and the devastating consequences.
Many of our projects are not confined to one school term. And several straddle the people, animals and environment divide! PEP TALK, our campaign for the eradication of non-recyclable yogurt pots is an example of both. Running and building throughout the year, it was inspired by graphic images of marine life wrecked by plastic in […]
Animals The students were introduced to the Roots & Shoots Programme and Jane Goodall’s work in a group setting and then science and geography lessons were used to explore topics of adaptations and habitats. An outdoor education visit was planned for Chester Zoo to investigate animal adaptations and observe the created habitats. Educational visit to Chester Zoo 12th […]
Things are beginning to pick up a pace and I thought I would spend a few moments catching up with our latest goings on and to write a little something about Ric O’ Barry and the situation in Japan. I have written before about our using local libraries for display purposes and thought that our […]
Year 5 were granted a look into the Blind Community. The workshop revolved around the difficulties and challenges faced by blind people and how we can sometimes go out of our way to help them if they need it. The children also grasped the adaptations and solutions developed by and for blind people to help […]
Agent Diamond and the H Team at St. Luke’s Science and Sports College have now set up their own dedicated fund-raising page: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/StLukes Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor them and donations will be quickly processed and passed to the charity. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift […]
Dust Bowl Project: People People were affected in the 1930’s by the effects of giant Dust Bowls in much the same way as they are today in Kent, the only difference being the way in which the use of technology may help. The agents looked at how people adapted then and now with specific interest […]
This activity is all about relating the work that your students carry out to help people, animals and the environment in their local area to the work of the Jane Goodall Institute in Tanazania, particularly in the Greater Gombe Ecosystem, where Dr Jane Goodall started working back in 1960.
Holly Class were studying WW2, evacuation and rationing. As always, at Turners Hill, we like to try and tie our topics to our healthy eating and environmental ethos, so the children were asked to come up with a campaign similar to that of the Dig for Victory campaign but with a modern twist, ours being to […]