Over the past few years Waikino School has become well known for doing things a bit differently. This year they have started a ‘Forest Schools’ programme with teacher Lauren Bartram leading the way. Forest Schools is described as empowering children … Continue reading →
One of the first things you notice when you enter Rhode Street School are the biodiverse and vibrant gardens – it’s a living ecosystem. Colourful flowers provide the much-needed nectar for pollinators including monarch butterflies which are regularly seen. But … Continue reading →
By Te Rangimaire and Anthony, Room 15, Vardon Primary In Term 2 the whole of Tui Team where shocked at the world headlines about the amount of plastic discovered on Henderson Island – an uninhabited island in the Pitcairn Island group. … Continue reading →
By Sarah Menzies, Room 9 Woodstock Primary’s Year 1 and 2 students have turned their questions about litter into a colourful and powerful school production. The Rimu Syndicate Production of Little Ika simply started with a walk around the school grounds … Continue reading →
Do you know an early childhood centre, school or community group that’s doing great restoration work or wants to get started and doesn’t know how? The Habitat Heroes resources and 2017 competition is a great place to start! The Habitat Heroes Competition is … Continue reading →
Well worth a listen! Oturu School Principal, Fraser Smith talks to Kathryn Ryan about being shortlisted for best first book at the NZ Book Awards. Fraser talks at length about writing Awatea’s Treasure in collaboration with his students and being a Green Gold Enviroschool, student agency, and the benefits for the whole school community.