Eastchurch Primary School won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2006. The school has developed a culture of ‘Good Energy Housekeeping’ led by classroom Energy Monitors, and an ‘E-team’ of Year 4 pupils who monitor classrooms during the lunch hour.
Plant Hunter Carly introduces the Thinkers. The 7 to 8 year olds are the Thinkers, learning how to think critically. They are encouraged to reflect on their findings and pool their ideas. The children will explore how we use plants and investigate how they grow successfully.
The Great Plant Hunt encourages children to explore the natural world and join other schools in the biggest ever school science project. Find out more and get the free resources for 5-11 year olds, www.greatplanthunt.org
Suffolk County Council won an Ashden Award in 2010. This forward-looking Council is making big strides towards sustainability by helping local schools switch their oil-fired boilers to greener wood-fired boilers and boosting Suffolk’s supply chain for biomass fuel through sustainable forestry. The County Council is creating local jobs in recession-hit times, and boosting the potential for biomass in the region.
Woodheys Primary School won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2007. The school has an excellent programme of practical energy saving and is proud to have achieved the Eco School green flag status.
70% of Europeans want US/NATO nuclear weapons out of their countries. Help us kick missile guy out of the house!
www.appetiteforaction.org.uk is a new resource for primary schools built around an interactive platform that brings to life the process of going green through lesson plans, films and activities – such as lunchbox audits and building school gardens.
The second commercial for norwegian organization Miljoagentene, Eco Agents, which educates kids about the environment and teaches them how to be more environmentally conscious.
Challenge Europe is a British Council project that brings together ambitious young people who want to make a lasting impact on climate change. It provides a platform to develop innovative and practical solutions to reduce carbon use.
Interviews with children about their attitudes towards their environments. Filmed as part of a project to provoke debate about the relationships between children and their environment.