Get involved in the Home Recycling Challenge! It helps children and their parents/guardians find out what they can and can’t recycle, plus there are loads of prizes up for grabs both for schools and families who take part. It runs throughout the Summer, and deadline for entries is 25th September.
For information about the waste hierarchy and lesson plans, including activities linked to the curriculum and free resources, visit the following websites:
You will need to create a login to access these resources but DHL offer a range of activities for Key Stage 2 pupils relating to reuse and recycling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
Provides information, advice and activities for primary and secondary schools. It also guides you through the process of setting up and maintaining effective recycling schemes.
Keep Britain Tidy
Keep Britain Tidy runs the international Eco-Schools programme in England and is all about getting school communities to be more sustainable.
Offers information for pupils and teachers, key stage activities, games and facts.
London Environmental Education Forum (LEEF)
LEEF is a networking organisation that aims to support, facilitate and promote environmental education across London. It organises training workshops and events and circulate information to raise the profile of environmental education within the media.
Sustainability and Environmental Education (SEEd)
SEEd is a registered charity that identifies, promotes, enables and supports environmental education and education for sustainable development in the UK. It is an umbrella, membership organisation for Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), schools, colleges, universities, local authorities and educators interested in Environmental Education and ESD and the environment.
For the past few years, environmental charity, ecoACTIVE, have worked with primary children on our behalf to teach them about waste prevention and recycling. They produced an education pack including curriculum-linked lesson plans for all the activities they have been running in schools. Click here to download it!
Circus Takeaway run Theatre in Education shows and workshops in schools. Each show has its own enticing backdrops, props and unique costumes. Shows always involve juggling, magic, physical skills, comedy and songs.
Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life.
Art in Education
Art in Education delivers dynamic, imaginative and multi-disciplinary creative education projects for a diverse range of people including toddlers, special needs individuals, young people, artists, adults, and the general public.