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Working with schools

Inspiring a new generation of sustainability champions

Our work with schools inspires and supports young people to build their knowledge and understanding, develop their skills, and explore their values so they're motivated and equipped to enjoy and care for our beautiful planet.

Our planet, Earth, provides us with all our food. Today 60% of the world’s land surface is used in agriculture and food production. But the food we eat and the ways in which we are growing, producing and processing it has a massive impact on our planet, contributing substantially to climate change and biodiversity loss.

The Plant2Plate campaign highlights why food is a key environmental issue. It considers what can be done to produce and consume food in a sustainable way that is not harmful to our shared planet. In partnership with Alpro we have created a range of resources and competitions to support your pupils through our Plant2Plate campaign

  • Resource pack for key stage 2 (7-11 year olds)
  • New reading book for key stage 1 (Smith and the food meter)
  • Recipe competition for primary schools where they can win £1000 towards food/gardening equipment for their school
  • Growing guide for schools.
Find out more about the plant2Plate campaign

I Love Amazon Schools Young Reporter Winners

Annabel  from Collis Primary School, Teddington and Ben, Betsy, Caitlin and Ethan, from Radyr Primary School in Cardiff are this year's winners of the I Love Amazon Schools Young Reporter Competition.

Congratulations to our winners!

Find out more about our amazing winners.

Our Green Ambassador Award winners are announced

Green Ambassador Summit 2015 at the Living Planet Centre

Our 2015 Green Ambassador Awards Summit was held in Surrey on the 9 and 10 July. The shortlisted schools joined together at Walton Firs Activity Centre in Cobham, where they took part in a range of workshops during the afternoon and created there very own knickerbocker glory during our sponsor, Alpro's workshop. Our shortlisted schools made there way to our home the Living Planet Centre on the Friday, where the award ceremony took place.

Congratulations to our winners!

Find out more about our amazing winners...

Green Ambassadors

If you want to help your pupils develop the skills and confidence they need to engage - even lead - environmental projects in your school, then Green Ambassadors is for you. Fronted by a team of friendly characters, each representing a topical environmental issue, the scheme provides everything you need to set up or re-invigorate your school's 'green' team. You'll soon be seeing the difference in motivated pupils, reduced environmental impact - and even savings on your energy or water bills!

School visits at the Living Planet Centre

Ever wanted to visit WWF? Well now you can, at our inspiring Living Planet Centre - one of the greenest buildings in the UK. We have a fantastic range of engaging, curriculum-linked workshops on offer for primary schools, providing a stimulating way for children to explore, learn and discover more about the natural world and sustainability issues.

Resource hub

From rainforests to rivers, climate change to citizenship, we've got something to help with your teaching and learning needs in our resource hub. There are curriculum linked activity packs to use in the classroom, materials to help you engage with our global conservation campaigns, and tools and approaches for engaging with sustainability across the whole school,

Frequently asked questions

Got a burning question? We've collected together some of the most common or topical questions from all the school enquiries we receive and offered some typical answers. Have a look through to see if you can find what you're looking for!

Contact us

Do you have a query that's not covered on our web pages or FAQs page? Why not contact us and one of the team will assist you.