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Roots & Shoots Awards 2017 – What an honour

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 […]

The human cost of climate change

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.

Ringwood School Update – People

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 […]

Update from St Helens

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 […]

Year 5 at St. Michael’s Explore the Blind Community

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 […]

St. Luke’s SSC Fundraising Opportunities and Video Bulletins!

Agent Diamond and the H Team at St. Luke’s Science and Sports College have now set up their own dedicated fund-raising page: 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 […]

Get on Your Boots and Dig Some Roots! – Turners Hill School

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 […]