Environmental Focus

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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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 …

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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 …

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Schools to celebrate Fairtrade’s 20th birthday this autumn

Thousands of children in primary schools will be hosting the UK’s first Fairtrade Bakesale Party, to celebrate Fairtrade’s 20th birthday this autumn. The campaign has been launched by the Fairtrade Foundation, and aims to help children learn about global issues whilst raising money to increase the impact of Fairtrade. Using …

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