• Thames Water’s Water Efficiency in Schools Programme

    Free fun and informative water workshops, plus water efficiency upgrades for secondary schools in London; specifically aimed at schools in Haringey, Enfield, Hackney, Waltham Forest, Hammersmith and Kensington and Chelsea. For more inforamtion chekc out :http://www.ech2o.co.uk/thames-waters-water-efficiency-in-schools-programme-wesp or email info@ech2o.co.uk

  • Pilgrims’ Way outdoor classroom

    We have recognised at Pilgrims’ Way that there is a missed opportunity to get our children learning more outside. We are lucky to have ample grounds which the children currently use for playtimes and PE however we want to develop an area which is unused and presently unloved. Our aim Read more [...]

  • Green Space Friendly Schools

    I am running a Green Space Friendly Projects in West Ham Park. The aim of the project is to get local primary school children and teachers learning outside by adapting existing lessons plans for use in an outdoor setting. From Physics experiments in the playground, creative writing in the wildlife gardens Read more [...]

  • senses working overtime

    We were fortunate to secure a grant from the Greggs Foundation and we are going to use this to develop out door learning by digging out our raised bed and use this space to grow vegetables, build some more raised beds and grow more varieties of veg and herbs. We are Read more [...]

  • Carlbury Garden

    We have a small Vegetable Patch and a Green House which is just outside of our open plan class rooms. The area is well used as a teaching resource, linked to preparation for work, healthy eating and independent living. The students grow a variety of vegetables and fruit. This is Read more [...]

  • Food Growing Support in London Schools

    The Greggs Foundation Grant fund is helping School Food Matters to improve the green spaces in schools across London. We will offer 10 of our member schools a troubleshooting visit from an expert horticulturist to give practical advice about developing or revitalising the food garden in their school playground. These sessions Read more [...]

  • Saplings

    This exciting new project will create a living outdoor learning space for students with special needs and disabilities. It will improve the physical environment by transforming it into a meaningful learning area. The improved physical environment will improve the lives of disadvantaged children through Horticulture education, creating a lasting legacy.

  • The Greetland Academy Gardening Club

    We wish to take our ethos beyond our school gates and involve the community in our projects. Children will learn life skills and local people will demonstrate their skills and knowledge   The project will be sustainable as the monies made from selling produce will support the project into the Read more [...]

  • Springhill Academy

    With this funding we will be creating a peaceful wildlife garden and vegetable plot within a small woodland area for our children, families and the whole community to enjoy.

  • West Walker Primary Kitchen garden

    The Staff and children at West Walker Primary school are beginning to transform their overgrown school garden. In the last six months, two large skips have been filled with weeds, broken trenches, plant pots and old tyres. This work would not have been possible without the help of West Walker Read more [...]

  • Our Eco Garden

    Creation and development of an eco garden to include: A green house constructed from recycled plastic bottles. Water butt and drain piping system. A compost bin to recycle school waste. A vegetable plot using recycled and reclaimed items. Wildflowers to attract butterflies, bees and birds. Bug hotels to attract beneficial Read more [...]

  • Hornsey School Garden

    Students are designing with the help of the RHS Green Plan It challenge their own school garden. They will build this with the help of the local community. The space will reflect the diversity or our school with the theme of sustainability and recycling. The Greggs foundation grant is financing Read more [...]

  • Our vegetable growing project

    We are creating a large vegetable garden within our grounds for the whole school to use. Our children will learn how to prepare the soil, grow from seed, nurture young plants, then how to harvest and prepare produce for eating. A gardening club is being created to help plan and Read more [...]

  • Highfield School’s Sensory Garden

    Helping Highfield School Ely Bloom Highfield School Ely supports children and young people aged 2 to 19 with special educational needs. The school building has recently been modernised and extended to better meet the needs of its learners. A result of this building work has been a boggy, muddy, weedy Read more [...]

  • Quad Make Over

    We are redeveloping our quadrangle. We want to make a relaxing area for children, staff and parents wellbeing. We hope to change what is at the moment an unruly eco space into a sensory, relaxing eco garden.

  • Bridgewater Branches

    Expressive, creative and innovative learning, bringing the great outdoors to life. The Greggs Foundation Grant will be put towards the cost of helping to develop an extremely poor, unattractive and dangerous piece of land in to an extremely valuable and exciting tool for learning.

  • Forest School and wildlife conservation

    Forest School is much more than children playing outside. It is an opportunity for them to learn and develop many skills in a less structured and more natural environment which suits all individual learning styles. In our project we maintain and develop a woodland site which is the outdoor space Read more [...]

  • Outdoor Learning Space

    The Ridge Academy has small quad area of school that has not been developed into a useful space as of yet. With the money from the Greggs Foundation we plan to develop an outdoor learning space. This will include the following: Raised beds Covered sandpit Pond This will be used Read more [...]

  • Calderwood Community Outdoor Classroom

    Calderwood Primary School has extensive grounds around the school building which is very basic in layout and also very old and tired. It was recognised that there was an opportunity to create something unique that would enhance the children’s experience at school and after school. The school plans to make Read more [...]

  • Oasis Farm Waterloo

    In June 2015, a new urban farm opened its gates in Lambeth, a stone’s throw from London’s South Bank. The result of a partnership between Oasis Hub Waterloo and educational charity Jamie’s Farm, the Oasis Farm Waterloo aims to become a thriving community resource for Lambeth and Southwark, offering workshops Read more [...]

  • 21st Century Gardener’s Project

    At Swiss Cottage School, we are committed to working with our learners to ensure that they develop lifeskills. Our special education needs learners aged 2-19 do not follow the traditional curriculum (ie, no GCSE accreditation) or the p-scale. We have developed our own curriculum for children with moderate learning difficulties. Read more [...]

  • Spruce up the Brook

    Elsley Primary school is a large,popular school in Wembley – close to the iconic stadium. Our school is situated in a quiet residential setting, at the end of a large playing field and away from the busy roads and London pollution.We are proud of our staff and children’s diverse backgrounds, Read more [...]

  • Charter Forest School Community Project

    The Charter Forest School Community Project is a project I have been working on since November 2014. I wanted to find out where I could help out in my local community and started attending Canley Stakeholder Committee meetings where the idea for the Forest School came to light. Charter Primary Read more [...]

  • The OAJW Peace Garden

    The Oasis Academy John Williams Peace Garden was started during the London Olympics (2012) in a bid to bring pupils of the academy and members of the wider community together. Previous to this, there had been growing animosity growing between the two groups so the garden was started in a Read more [...]

  • Upton Park Waste Busters

    Join the Upton Park Waste Busters to take pride in our community and clean the streets surrounding Elmhurst Primary School! Waste and fly-tipping have become a huge problem in the area.  We call on students, parents, residents and local business people to help us make a change and show that we care for our Read more [...]

  • Camden School for Girls Solar Panels

    We are a group of passionate  students, parents and ex-parents wanting to do our part to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Our school, Camden School for Girls, is doing essential roof works this summer and we’re trying to raise £45000 to install a 30kw array of solar panels at the same Read more [...]

  • Camden Sustainable Schools Network

    A network for Camden schools to share environmental education and energy saving ideas and resources.  Join if you are: a teacher or TA, curriculum lead, bursar or business manager, site officer or premises manager, governor or senior leader, Eco Schools lead, etc. representing a school of any type located in Read more [...]

  • Help Camden School for Girls go Green

    Dear fellow Climate Crusaders, We are Camden School for Girls Green Club; a group of passionate sixth-form students interested in green issues. Our recent focus has been to try and make our school run on clean, green energy. We aim to do this through installing solar panels on our school Read more [...]

  • John Kearns School Of Log Building

    https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/john-kearns-sch… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jkNWHznZYI The John Kearns School of Log Building is a new school providing comprehensive courses in log building, hand hewing and other forms of traditional carpentry in a stunning woodland in mid-Wales. We want to bring a new dimension to UK forestry, timber construction, the rural economy, and skills Read more [...]

  • “Grow Your Own Lunch” Competition

    Charity School Food Matters has teamed up for a second year with The Edible Garden Show 2015 and devised a competition for all schools in London and the Home Counties.  “Grow your own lunch” challenges schools to create two recipes for a delicious two-course lunch and to consider how key Read more [...]

  • Elphinstone Primary School Playground

    Our small Primary School and Community Centre in Elphinstone shares a playground with stunning views out over the hills. However, there had never been any permanent play equipment for the kids so Elphinstone Primary School Parent Council decided to do something about this! We wanted to install a Trim Trail Read more [...]

  • Forest School

    Forest School sessions for nursery, home schooled, primary schools or families.  These can be tailored to individual needs and interests or linked to the curriculum. Usually taking place in school grounds, these sessions typically include activities such as: team games, den and shelter building, natural artwork, story telling, music making Read more [...]

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