Calling all primary teachers. This is Rubbish is delighted to offer an interactive, theatrical, cross curricular journey through the food supply chain. Performers will lead an audience from KS2 through three courses of games and stories and feed them on nuggets of knowledge and tasty treats made from food that Read more [...]
Carbon conscious woodland management. Increasing biodiversity through Employability Skills training and Authentic Leadership
The Villages is a privately owned pre-school run by a permanent, fully qualified staff with a ratio of 1 adult to at least 8 children (1-4 when children are aged under 3). Our pre-school offers education and care for children from 2 years until they are able to take up Read more [...]
After a successful application to the Capital Clean Up fund Avant-Gardening will be collaborating with Robert Owen School to transform the patch of land outside the school into a wildlife friendly edible garden. As well as preparing the outdoor spaces we will be promoting bio-diversity and working with the Read more [...]
Hitherfield Primary School is developing an Edible Playground (project website under development) in partnership with Trees for Cities. This ambitious project will see the development of a 300 sq m allotment that will be an outdoor classroom at the heart of the school site and at the heart of the school curriculum. Read more [...]
Following the fantastic success of our new community garden created in 2013 we have been lucky to be awarded a second capital clean-up grant to cheer up the rest of the entrance area of the school with a mosaic and new planting. We will continue the work we started with Read more [...]
Charlton Manor Primary School is working with Chris Collins-Blue Peter Horticulturalist, Olivier Blanc- Creator of Henri Le Worm app and Woodlands Farm Trust on a community garden project. We have been allocated land on the farm to create a growing/cooking garden with an outdoor classroom, kitchen and chill out zone. Read more [...]
WHAT WE ARE FUNDRAISING FOR Soho children have almost nowhere to play outside. The closest park (St James) has little provision for primary school children, none of the local squares have any play equipment and there are no slides within the whole parish! Consequently our children and others who use Read more [...]
Here at Barking & Dagenham College, we are passionate about success and we consider support, encouragement, and opportunity as our basic principles. All of our students are unique and we aim to encourage them with positive leadership to ensure their experience at the college is a very special one. Innovation Read more [...]
Learning in a Global Context is a framework for helping schools engage in an ongoing process of developing global learning. In this process the school can involve all members of the school community in equipping and inspiring pupils to make sense of their place in the world and their relationship Read more [...]
Hello, We are a group of trainee students who need to make a sustainable greenhouse from recycled plastic bottles. We have no way to fund this at all, so we can’t use the basic timber frame which we have seen to be used before. We found a picture, where the Read more [...]
We are a group of 6 trainee teachers and are currently looking to build a sustainable greenhouse made from plastic bottles. We don’t have any experience in this and we would be grateful of any help. This needs to be a greenhouse made from plastic bottles, where children can be Read more [...]
Wonderful Little Things, a forest pre-school and toddler group based at St Marys CE Primary School in Rawtenstall began in November 2013 after a successful bid to the Community Cash Awards run by the Lancashire Telegraph and the Big Lottery. Unusually, the bid required readers of the newspaper to cut Read more [...]
Welcome to the project page for the Glebe School pond project. Please join and spread the buzz, the more positivity and excitement around this project, the better! The pond at our school is a fantastic space that has unfortunately seen better days, however we will be fixing this Read more [...]
Hanover School pupils, staff and parents aim to create a community garden adjacent to the towpath of the Regents Canal (near City Road Lock) and a greener more attractive space for the local community. We aim to turn a neglected stretch of the towpath into a greener more liveable space and Read more [...]
Rhyl Primary School is in Camden Town, London. Our food growing plot and outdoor learning has won gold medals in Camden in Bloom. We are passionate about the power and importance of outdoor learning, despite the fact that we are not blessed with large grounds. In fact, we have created green Read more [...]
Arnott Close is in the middle of a concrete jungle, with a pre-school situated in the Moorings, one of the country’s most deprived areas. The Capital Clean Up on the 20th June is to help improve the local environment, create a more friendly and welcoming place for people to live and Read more [...]
Catch22 Leicester are delivering a 4 day John Muir award across 7 weeks of a school term. Once a week catch22 work with children and young people aged 8-13 in a woodland to try and encourage fun, discovery, education on environmental work.
There is a large block of land (19m x 30m) that sits in front of the school, which is overgrown with bindweed, brambles and other weeds. We have started to clear the land in order to transform it into a usable, child friendly outdoorspace for the school community. Thiswill allow teachers and Read more [...]
Rejuvenation of the school grounds. Creation of a “Forest Schools” environment. Creation of a school allotment
There is a large block of land (19m x 30m) that sits in front of the school, which is overgrown with bindweed, brambles and other weeds. We have started to clear the land in order to transform it into a usable, child friendly outdoor space for the school community. This will allow teachers and Read more [...]
The Dustbin Diet is a workshop for schools aiming to encourage young people to rethink their attitude to waste. Based on my book, 101 Ways to Live Cleaner and Greener for Free, the Dustbin Diet workshop shows you lots of simple, and practical ways in which you can reduce waste in Read more [...]
Jubilee Primary School’s Parents’ association has started work on creating a new garden area at the entrance to the school. For many years parents and carers have had nowhere pleasant to wait for the school gates to open at pick-up time for the children. A small patch of ground exists Read more [...]
A lunchtime and after school gardening club for children at Oasis Academy Connaught
I am a community artist currently engaged as artist in residents at a Preston school. My main concern in art education is to help inform the choices we make about our impact on the environment. My latest project within a school is using stop frame animation from stories that have Read more [...]
20 schools in the South East will be chosen from the online entries with the chosen schools winning Ohyo collapsible water bottles for the schoolchildren, and an interactive and fun presentation given by our consultants two downloadable lesson plans, and a homework assignment aimed at year four students
This is the site for you if you want to: grow food in school Or visit local farms to see where your food comes from OR make your school dinners healthier but just as tasty OR get ideas for teaching children how to cook OR recycle your food waste OR pretty Read more [...]
(A “Springboard to Action” project)
(A “Springboard to Action” project)
Air Quality around School is a “Springboard to Action” project initially developed to support TfL’s Clean Air Fund. The pilot phase of this project has come to an end. London Sustainability Exchange (LSx), member of LSSF, have been working on Cleaner Air 4 Schools project with several primary schools across London. The project aims to improve Read more [...]
(A “Springboard to Action” project)
This project aims to both promote existing and develop new resources to support a more sustainable curriculum across London schools. Our first resources will be available after Easter holidays 2013 on our new website. (A “Springboard to Action” project for the London Sustainable Schools Forum)
We want to showcase beacons of low energy schools through a mentoring system which hopes to improve DEC ratings. Full info here: Spring2ActionEnergyPlan.docx (A “Springboard to Action” project)
A group of Year 7 students are investigating how water impacts on their lives at school, at home and elsewhere. The project will be researched for an Educational Doctoral thesis. It forms part of a much wider partnership project (details to follow).
A private forum for steering group members.
Forum is a meeting place. Its where ideas and views on London Sustainable Schools can be exchanged. It is our termly event. It’s where teachers, third sector, private sector, local authority and governmental workers come together in a Central London school to meet, inspire, discuss, share, support, create and plan.
Launching on Monday 25th February 2019, our latest ’33’ project will highlight 33 great opportunities for London Schools to prepare for London Climate Action Week*. The project has the hashtag: ‘Love London. Love the World.’ ’33’ is a campaign to promote great projects taking place across London which can support schools to become more Read more [...]
Garden with pond area and other distinctive habitats designed and developed by and for young people to learn about eco systems, wild life and responsibility for the world we live in. Ultimately it is to become a dynamic environmental classroom.
Forest school is an inspirational process, that offers children and young people opportunities to achieve, develop confidence and self-esteem, through hands on learning in a local woodland environment. Cluster Groups for Forest School Leaders in the North West: Cheshire /Merseyside Forest School Cluster Group – co-ordinated by The Mersey Forest Read more [...]
Teachers, Representatives from Bromley Council and the wider community of Bromley working together to make Bromley schools more sustainable places.
A GREAT FUN COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB AND GROWING NUMBER OF ‘DIG IT’ SCHOOLS GARDEN CLUBS IN CAMDEN