Students transform outdoor learning area by planting trees

Eco-friendly students at Abbot’s Lea School have planted 250 trees as part of an ongoing project to transform their outdoor learning provision. The specialist Woolton-based school received the saplings from the Woodland Trust after successfully applying for a range of tree types, including silver birch, wild cherry and crab apple, in

Centre forges links

Liverpool’s Recycling Discovery Centre has teamed up with a children’s charity to inspire young people to learn more about their impact on our environment. The Recycling Discovery Centre, run by resource management company Veolia in partnership with MRWA, has become an official learning destination for the Children’s University. The charity’s ‘Passport to

Pupils park planting is tree-riffic!

Green fingered children in Liverpool marked National Tree Week by launching a massive tree planting programme in the city’s major parks. Liverpool city council is piloting the project at seven primary schools with the aim of enabling every 10-year-old child in the city to plant a tree within the next three

First class

A Southport primary school has celebrated being the first school in the country to receive the CAFOD livesimply award by holding a day of eco-friendly events. Staff and pupils at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary in Birkdale invited MPs, governors and local clergy to come and see their new accolade –

Wargrave Primary School bags first prize

Wargrave CE Primary School were celebrating the announcement that it has bagged first prize from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants raised from the sale of carrier bags awarded to thousands of local community projects every