Environmental Focus

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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, …

Read More »

Pupils across the country set to attempt new Guinness World Record to raise awareness about environmental impact of plastic

More than 6,000 primary school pupils at schools across the country are currently signed up to take part in the Plastic Bottle Boat Challenge. The pupils’ aim is to set a new Guinness World Record to highlight the impact plastic waste is having on oceans and the environment. The Plastic …

Read More »

School students to become Earth Observation researchers through UK Space Agency funded project

Currently in its pilot phase and set to roll out to other schools in Spring 2018, the Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) has launched MELT, a project that offers students the chance to contribute to the understanding of our planet’s environmental changes. The UK Space Agency has provided a …

Read More »