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  • Half-Term Excitement

    It’s less than a week to go until the start of May Half-Term and we have lots of incredible things happening here at the project! Greggs Charity Foundation have funded some exciting activities for us, the half-term timetable is looking fab so hopefully the sun is shining! Tuesday Park Day Read more [...]

  • Tate TAP Take Over!

    The Third Age Project (TAP) moved out of its Council Housing Estate base for three days in April to level 5 at Tate Modern on Bankside to deliver a very varied and exciting range of peer-led activities and performances such as crafts, music-making, jewellery-making and dance performances eg. Line Dancing, Read more [...]

  • Update from the Community Gardens May 2019

    Update from the Community Gardens May 2019                                            Tulips under the espalier pears. Update      May is such a busy month in the garden, but a joyful one! The greenhouse is full of seedlings and the rest of the garden Read more [...]

  • Join the Food Waste Revolution!

    We are SOOOOOO happy at Perfectly Edible UK [PEUK] to have won the ‘Crowdfunder Stories Fund’ in partnership with Semble. Over the last 6 months we have made it our mission to create as many connections with organisations, supermarkets, local businesses, restaurants and charities so we can rescue as much Read more [...]

  • Thank you Greggs Foundation!

    CHAT – Chat2Us would like to say a big thank you to Greggs Foundation for their wonderful support for the Gosport community! CHAT help by engaging the local community in weekly craft clubs, monthly social lunches, litter picks and those in desperate need for help with benefits and debt issues. Read more [...]

  • 32. Find hope in the past

     #Love London. Love the World Climate Action 32: Find hope in the past (Global Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions)   Target audience: KS3 History students  What can Londoners possibly learn from the War?  Sometimes the problems faced by the people of London seem too big! How can we possibly stop knife crime? How Read more [...]

  • 31. Find wild life in the Knowledge Quarter

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 31: (Global Goal 15: Life on Land) Target audience: 5-9 year olds (and their families/ teachers) Wild for life Click here to read the comic Wild for Life 2. Explore the Knowledge Quarter on foot Now it’s time to explore an area of Read more [...]

  • Update from the Community Gardens April 2019

    Update from the Community Gardens April 2019 Our volunteers gardening in the sunshine. Update      With all the recent rain the gardens are looking lush and growing well. The tulips are out, fruit blossom opening and we’ve been sowing away in the green house for both the gardens at the Bishop’s Read more [...]

  • 30. Love the Thames. Love the Oceans.

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 30: Love the Thames. Love the Oceans. (Global Goal 14: Life below the water) Target audience: KS3 Art students 1 – Riverscape There would be no London without the Thames and throughout time artists have been drawn to the river that runs through Read more [...]

  • 29. Replace car school journeys with …?!

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 29: Replace car school journeys with …?! (Global Goal 13: Climate Action) Target audience:  Key Stage 3 Physics London’s driving forces London is ever expanding and with many people having to travel to school, to work or just to visit any of Read more [...]

  • 28. Waste less

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 28: Waste less (Global Goal 12: Responsible production and consumption) Target audience:  Children age 5-9ish and their families Thomas the Tank Engine and the Circular Economy The Global Goals suggest that Londoners might need to be less wasteful in the future. You’re Read more [...]

  • 27. Use your superpowers to make music

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 27:  Use your superpowers to make music (Global Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities) Target audience:  Key Stage 3 Music students What is your superpower? After watching this video you are going to make a musical composition to inspire people to explore Read more [...]

  • 25: Epic Eco-inventions in London’s Creative Quarter

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 25: Epic Eco-inventions in London’s Creative Quarter (Global Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure) Target audience:  5-9ish year olds and their families (or classmates and teachers) Epic Eco-Inventions Read this great book on your phone, tablet or computer with your family (or your Read more [...]

  • 24. Go to a London theatre

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 24: Go to a London theatre (Global Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth) Target audience: Key Stage 3 English students Decent work – what does that mean? Discuss the cartoon with your class. What is ‘decent work’? London Limelight In this next Read more [...]

  • 23. Reduce fossil fuel use in London

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 23: Reduce fossil fuel use in London (Global Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Chemistry students The boy who harnessed the wind William Kamkwamba became a self-taught windmill constructor in Malawi at the age of 14. He wrote Read more [...]

  • 22. Clean up London’s waterways

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 22: Clean up London’s waterways (Global Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Biology students Invent a new toilet In 2011 Rohit, a 16 year old from India, decided that toilets were wasting too much fresh water. He Read more [...]

  • 21. Equal play for London’s children

    #Love London. Love the World   Climate Action 21: Equal Play for London’s Children (Global Goal 5 Gender Equality) Target audience: Younger children (5-9 years old) and their families Equal play for London’s children Evidence suggests that gender stereotypes start early and can narrow children’s aspirations. For example, STEM toys are three Read more [...]

  • 20. Make London your outdoor classroom

    #Love London. Love the World Climate Action 20: Make London your outdoor classroom (Global Goal 4: Quality Education) Target audience: London’s school age children  We believe that a Quality Education (Global Goal 4) should include learning outside the classroom. Why? Read the Muddy Hands report here. Sign your school up for Read more [...]

  • 19. Improve air quality around London’s schools

    #Love London. Love the World Climate Action 19: Improve air quality around London’s schools (Global Goal 3) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Chemistry students  London Refuelled With a population of over 8 million and many people commuting to London for work every day, transport is a key issue for everyone. London Read more [...]

  • Update from the Community Gardens March 2019

    The gardens seem to have survived the recent storms relatively unscathed which has meant we’ve been able to crack on with sowing and making the new raised beds as the weather improves! The early potatoes are chitting away and are nearly ready to be planted, trenches dug and broad beans Read more [...]

  • 18. End food poverty in London

    #Love London. Love the World  Climate Action 18: End food poverty in London (Global Goal 2) Target audience: Key Stage 2 Science students Zero hunger (Global Goal 2) Read the cartoon below and discuss it with your class. Then move onto section 2. 2. Digging where you stand Start doing something practical Read more [...]

  • 17. No poverty in London (focus on Global Goal 1)

    #Love London. Love the World  Climate Action 17: No Poverty in London (focus on Global Goal 1) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Geography students The World is not equal. Is that fair?  This lesson plan introduces poverty, its definition and potential solutions with a focus on the value of education. It Read more [...]

  • 16. London People

    Climate Action 16 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience:  Key Stage 3 Art students London People The aim of this unit is to help students approach and analyse the meaning of portraits, drawing on a selection of London artists from very different historical and cultural backgrounds. They will compare Read more [...]

  • 15. Social Reform in Victorian London

    Climate Action 15 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience:  Key Stage 3 History students Social Reform in Victorian London During the Victorian era London changed dramatically. The city grew in size and economic might but also experienced overcrowding, poverty, poor sanitation and low life expectancy. This unit aims to Read more [...]

  • 14. Bridging the River

    Climate Action 14 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience:  Key Stage 3 Design Technology students Bridging the River London’s bridges are a rich subject for the study of design and technology. They are elegant landmarks that exemplify the best technology of their time and relate closely to the city’s Read more [...]

  • 13. My London

    Climate Action 13 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience:  Key Stage 3 Geography students My London (Geography) (Quote and image from a tweet by Outdoor Classroom Day – see tweet here) The aim of this unit is to get ‘out and about’ in your place within London. Before you start Read more [...]

  • 12. The Force of the River

    Climate Action 12 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Physics students The Force Of The River (Physics) The Thames is a working river, providing transport, trade and of course water to London but also presenting significant engineering challenges, such as defence of the city from flooding. Read more [...]

  • 11. Healthy London Air

    Climate Action 11 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Maths students Healthy London Air London is one of the most exciting cities in the world, with a large population, significant economic activity and a thriving tourist industry. London’s size and success also create challenges, however, which Read more [...]

  • 9. Connected City

    Climate Action 9 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Computing students Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (Global Goal 9) Read the cartoon strip about Global Goal 9. How can computers support a more connected London? Are there any other ways of connecting the complex infrastructure of London Read more [...]

  • 8. Tales of the river

    Climate Action 8 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 3 English students Global Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation Before you start reading and writing stories about the River Thames in section 2 look at the cartoon strip below. It focuses on Global Goal 6: Clean Water and Read more [...]

  • 7. Rebuilding London

    Climate Action 7 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 2 – cross-curricular Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities Read the cartoon strip about Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities. Before you start your main unit of work in section 2 discuss what a sustainable city means to you. Read more [...]

  • 6. London Dancing

    Climate Action 6 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 3 PE (Dance) students We the People  Before you start dancing, watch the video ‘We the People’. Once you start working on Section 2 think about how your dance connects you to the global goals. The most obvious Global Goal Read more [...]

  • 5. The Art of Walking

    The Art of Walking From London’s iconic landmarks students will learn about architecture and public art, they will plan and conduct their own walking tour and gain inspiration for their own architecture-inspired creative project. Classroom-based learning and the walking tour will focus on one of five architecturally rich areas of Read more [...]

  • 4. Improve the health of your school

    Climate Action 4 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Science (Biology) students Healthy London Living The health of Londoners depends on the fight against disease in a bustling and highly populated city, as well choices they make themselves in relation to diet, exercise, drugs and alcohol. Drawing Read more [...]

  • Update from the Community Gardens February 2019

    Update from the Community Gardens February 2019                                                                                             Iris Alida Update      The spring bulbs are out including the first of the daffodils and we’ve been enjoying some Read more [...]

  • 3. Sing London. Sing!

    Climate Action 3 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Music students Where is your Home? Watch the video about ‘Home’. Discuss how the Global Goals link to ideas of ‘home’. Start the next resource ‘Global City’ Music and think about how musicians from all over the world Read more [...]

  • 2. Go underground

    Climate Action 2 (#Love London. Love the World) Target audience: Key Stage 2 students (cross-curricular) ‘Going Underground’ Next time you stand on a London Underground escalator, ask yourself what lies hidden in the earth around you. Perhaps it is the remains of a Roman home, a long buried river, secret war-time Read more [...]

  • 1. Write a manifesto for London National Park City

    Climate Action 1 (#Love London. Love the World) Target audience: 11-14 year old geography students 1. ‘Green London?’ ‘Green London?’  aims to give Key Stage 3 geography students the chance to investigate how ‘green’ London is, with a particular focus on the purpose and value of green spaces the Green Read more [...]

  • AYBI Positive impacts

    Through evaluation and discussion sessions these young people expressed that being involved in AYBI has great value for their social and personal development, during these sessions young people have made comments such as: “It helped to change the way I address people for better meaningful interactions” (M.Y) And “It helped Read more [...]

  • AYBI empowering young people

    Coaches and senior members play an extremely important role, both in terms of setting expectations of behaviour and by offering support and advice in both all-physical and cognitive intervention techniques. These senior figures are seen as credible authority figures, not only due to their physical presence but also because they Read more [...]

  • Baby Boomers Rock Again!

    Our new Music Circle aims to attract younger “older” men between 60 and 75 years of age who wish to re-visit the skills and experiences of their youth.There will be a significant increase in retired older men as this baby boomer generation moves into older age. Many of these ‘new Read more [...]

  • Greenhouse now built!

    The Premises Manager has done a fabulous job erecting the flat pack greenhouse ready for our children at Barmston Village Primary School to begin sowing seeds!!   Thank you Greggs.  We’re looking forward to seeing the children begin to sow the seeds, and follow their engagement.

  • The Year of the Pig

    Third Age Project Chinese Members organised a fabulous party to celebrate the new Year of the Pig inviting the whole community along. It was held in our lovely newly refurbished Centre in Cumberland Market. Chinese Members dressed in traditional costumes and performed several old Chinese dances and songs. Mr Y Read more [...]

  • They’re in

    On a cold January morning, members of Bilbrook community gathered in the Jubilee Wood to plant an orchard.  Using money donated by the Greggs Foundation, 13 fruit trees were purchased and planted.  The trees included apple, plum, pear and gage, they were grown locally in Worcestershire and were all UK Read more [...]

  • Employment Support Pathway – One Month In!

    On 14th November we opened up the Employment Support Pathway in conjunction with our winter night shelter welcoming in the first guests of the season. Over the last three weeks we have seen twenty guests accessing support over 38 mentoring sessions with mentors from Network Rail, Wellcome, Getty Images and Read more [...]

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