Its almost 15 years since I started teaching and just under 8 since I started trying to push the environmental agenda in my classroom. So, when lockdown hit, and my…Read More
a charity setup by kids, for kids
Hello! We’re Amy and Ella Meek, aged 17 and 15, and the founders of Kids Against Plastic!
Not long ago we came across the UN’s Global Goals and got inspired to do our bit for the planet, and after finding out about the negative effect single-use plastic is having on the environment, we launched the Kids Against Plastic campaign.
Once I had researched the safety reports needed to sell cosmetics in the UK/EU, I trialled making natural deodorant. Being a Headteacher at the time, I realised that children got…Read More
We love sharing ideas from other schools as a way of helping provide ideas and inspiration for others – including ourselves. Attached is a pdf of the amazing work Chatham…DOWNLOAD
Here’s another pdf from the awesome Chatham Grammar School did during Stage 3: Becoming Plastic Clever. Have a read – it will be sure to help 👍 👇👇👇👇DOWNLOAD
Well done to all of the staff and pupils at Archbishop Cranmer School for their amazing hard work and dedication to achieve Plastic Clever Status. Please take a look at…DOWNLOAD
As climate change continues to loom over our heads, the negativity and sadness surrounding it can seem overwhelming. But it isn’t all doom and gloom. There are many individuals, groups…Read More
The Christmas break and the general lack of things we’re allowed to do these days presented us with an opportunity to do what we sometimes struggle to find the time…Read More
Did you know that 21st October every year is World Earthworm Day? Blackbirds, hedgehogs, foxes, frogs – they all need worms as part of their diet. But we need worms…Read More
TAKING STRIDES TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT Climate change is real, and while vaster solutions will require action on a global scale, there are many adaptations you can make to…Read More
The most wonderful time of the year. We plan months in advance, eat excessive amounts of delicious food, and spend our December days with our nearest and dearest. It is…Read More
From going to school at home to socially distancing from friends, the coronavirus has changed so much about how we live our lives. When we went into lockdowns during spring,…Read More
Fast fashion, faster environmental disaster. As the second largest polluter across the globe, the fashion industry continues to have catastrophic effects on our environment. Not only do clothing factories contribute…Read More
Make curricula interactive – in person or online. Introduce sustainability and climate action topics in an engaging way in any class – from geography or biology, to foreign language, civics,…DOWNLOAD