Roots & Shoots in UK – Annual Awards 2014

This year’s Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots UK Awards are to be held on 1 December 2014 at London Zoo. The awards recognise achievements by young people in the UK to help people, animals and the environment. It’s been a really strong year for entries across all the categories and the winners will be announced in the presence of Jane Goodall herself and other special guests. The full list attendees is still being finalised, but here’s a sneak peek at who is coming so far and some of the great work they have been doing over the past year:

Accrington St Christopher’s Church of England High School

Sustainability Conference 20142013’s Gold Award winners are still going strong and this year organised  a sustainability conference for schools across the country, culminating in a Trashion show!

Eastbury Comprehensive School

2Fund raising for Amnesty, cleaning up their local environment, Eastbury have been busy!

Liverpool John Moores University

Human chain against coalFundraising for Greenpeace, conservation trips to New Zealand and human chains in Germany!

Cañada Blanch Instituto Español de Londres

image 16Bake sales and kitchen gardens, these guys have been doing the lot!

Malin Bridge Primary School

UntitledWhether it’s recycling and real cycling, Malin Bridge have been working hard to promote a cleaner, healthier local environment.

Evendons Primary School

Untitled 4A great example of people power, these guys have set up their own school!

Babington Community College

Untitled 2Babington College have been hard at work planting trees for their very own orchard.

Chowbent Primary School

Untitled 2Another group hard at work in the garden, the gardening club has been growing everything from healthy snacks for the tuck shop to remembrance day poppies.

James Allen Girl’s School

IMG_6185Fundraising, energy saving and even bush craft, the James Allen school has been doing it all.

Sandfield Close Primary School

Untitled12Sandfields have been identifying bees and planting trees!

The New Forest School

IMG_1019Learning about Fair Trade, recycling, raising money for the RSPB, the New Forest School has been up to all manner of good work!

Portway Junior School

PlantForThePlanet_ELP9995_February 28, 2014 copyPrevious gold award winner Portway Junior School have been super busy again this year, not least working with Andover Trees United.

Walhampton

Untitled 1Walhampton have been searching for mini-beasts, setting up a kitchen garden and lots lots more!

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