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Hi from the thawing North! – Highlands Mission Update!

I can’t begin to write this posting without first offering a huge Thank-You to everyone at Roots & Shoots for our Gold Award. It helps that we are family based and that the agents who are able bodied do not appear to perceive other agents’ difficulties as a barrier to certain experiences. I think one […]

Coleshill Infants’ School – Recycling Mission Update!

We have been learning about recycling. A member of the county recycling team came to talk to us about waste education. We provide recycling facilities in our school grounds for all the village. We learnt the importance of reusing and reducing waste. We are all responsible for keeping our environment tidy and reducing energy consumption.

tREe’Cycle’ at Queen Elizabeth II High School – Mission Report!

Summary: We were concerned about the increasing carbon emissions from our school transport. We conducted a survey on vehicle use, model, emissions and journey length for the entire school for a year. We calculated, we needed to plant 4490 trees to offset annual transport emissions. To date we have planted 2800 trees, organised a cycle […]

Exciting Recycling – Mission Update!

The recycling team of Penryn Eco-schools recently got the opportunity to visit our local recycling centre in Truro. There they were taken on a tour of the facilitites, shown how the recycling was separated and treated and discussed the importance of recycling for their future. Thanks to Stephanie Crocker of Cornwall Council Waste Management for making […]

Dreamcatching to success at the Eden Project – Mission Update!

As part of a year long project between the Children and Young Peoples Partnership in Cornwall and Penryn College, Eco-school students were invited to attend the Dreamcatching award ceremony and conference held at the Eden Project. The students became involved last year when CYYP asked them about their dreams for the future.  At a workshop […]

St Luke’s Science and Sports College – Mission Update!

Hi there, we would just like to update you on our activities. In our wild spaces outside we have now created a marshy area. Our Design and Technology Dept students are busy making a bat box and a barn owl box, and we have created a database to record all the animals and plants we […]