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From Turners Hill to Tanzania

In July 2012 Turners Hill School were lucky enough to win £1000 in the Green School Awards. We have already implemented many green initiatives in school and decided that we would like to spread the eco message further afield, internationally! We decided that we would like to spend the money on a laptop and solar […]

Awareness into action at Port Regis Pre-Prep

We have been busy at Port Regis Pre-Prep and Nursery developing our awareness of environmental issues through weekly assemblies, discussion and classroom activities which have been woven into topic and curriculum work, reducing our impact on our environment and the world as a whole, which has inspired the school to take action and change where needed. […]

“And to think we had hailstones two weeks ago…”

Dust Bowl Project: Environmental Factors Agents learnt how and why the American Dust Bowls emerged and then looked at the effects on the people involved. Kent’s environmental change 80 yrs later was due to many of the same factors and the agents studied how scientists, farmers and environmentalists tackled the problem then and now. They […]

Penryn College: An amazing planting event – Mission Update!

Thanks to all that attended the Penryn College Planting event for the new technology area.  Over the week the garden has been constructed and last saturday a large group of students, parents, brothers, sisters and members of the local community came together to complete the technology for plants section. The group planted herbs, a range […]