Environmental Focus

Prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag awarded to Blackheath High School

Blackheath High School has been awarded the prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag, recognising its commitment to excellence in environmental action and learning.    To be awarded the Green Flag, schools must lead initiatives and provide hands-on learning activities covering three of the Eco-School’s environmental topics. Blackheath High chose to tackle energy, waste and biodiversity. The girls learned about energy use, ran energy-saving switch-off campaigns …

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National Marine Aquarium introduces online lessons for school children

The National Marine Aquarium, an initiative of the Ocean Conservation Trust, will provide the background for the broadcasting of an exciting series of free, live lessons. The live lessons will assist with home learning whilst also providing a chance for children and their parents and teachers to gain some of …

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Food for Life offers lockdown learning support for schools and parents with FREE membership

Following the announcement of a third national lockdown, the biggest national school healthy eating programme, Food for Life, is offering free membership to schools during lockdown and through until the Easter holidays. The primary aim is to support schools, parents and carers to effectively continue good food and growing education, …

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Rare Breeds Survival Trust awards first ever RBST Education Accreditation

Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) has awarded RBST accreditation to three new organisations, welcoming them to the expanded RBST Farm Park Accreditation Network. The first ever RBST Education accreditation has been awarded to Merrist Wood College in Surrey. The charity is extending its Accreditation Network to include, for the first …

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From growing their own to litter-picking – West Bridgford primary school goes green with coveted eco award

St Edmund Campion Primary School in West Bridgford, has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award for its ongoing environmental efforts. The Green Flag is the highest achievement given by Eco-Schools – a global programme which works to empower children and teenagers, to improve the environment and give them an …

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Ocean Conservation Trust launches world first ocean lessons and virtual tours for schools

Ocean conservation charity, the Ocean Conservation Trust – which also runs the much-loved National Marine Aquarium (the UK’s largest aquarium) – has launched an exciting curriculum learning project. For 22 years, the Ocean Conservation Trust has been providing an exciting and engaging learning programme, using the Ocean as a hook …

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New competition for teachers looking to inspire their students in the world of food and farming

Leading farm education charity, LEAF Education in partnership with Coleg Cambria Llysfasi have launched the annual National Competition in Food, Farming and Environment. The competition, which is open to all secondary schools across the UK, is quick and easy to enter and asks teachers to explain why their students and …

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Make your school greener with these 8 tips

The environment has never been more in need of a helping hand from us. We regularly hear about problems related to climate change, microplastics, poor air quality, biodiversity, sustainability, and so on. As a result, it’s important that we all do our bit to help the environment. Schools, in particular, …

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