Activities and Events Get Involved Activities What you can do to make a difference. February is a great time to manage the pond area Read More February is a great time to manage the pond area Activities, Biodiversity Resources When primary school children visit our site, pond dipping is the most loved activity. Preparing the pond and the space around it can be a time-consuming job; the area needs to be... Big Garden Birdwatch Today!! Read More Big Garden Birdwatch Today!! Activities, News Big Garden Birdwatch is the UK’s biggest citizen science wildlife survey. By taking part, you can help the RSPB understand how our garden birds are doing right now. https://w... Providing for Pollinators Read More Providing for Pollinators Activities, Biodiversity Resources Many pollinating insects contribute to the production of fruits, vegetables and flowers here in the United Kingdom. The main contributors include bumblebees, hoverflies, moths, but... Fabric Futures - November post Read More Fabric Futures - November post Activities, Biodiversity Resources, Innovative ideas, News, Research Projects The Fabric Futures group at Langton Girls’ is doing amazing work as seen in this document below. We post material from them so please look regularly to see their posts. http... November is a great time to manage the nettle patch Read More November is a great time to manage the nettle patch Activities, Biodiversity Resources Nettles are the larval food plant for several British butterflies such as the small tortoiseshell, red admiral and peacock. Small tortoiseshell Red admiral Peacock &n... Join The Great British Bug Off this August! Read More Join The Great British Bug Off this August! Activities, Biodiversity Resources, News Just a few more days to contribute to the Bugs matter survey. Just follow this link to find out how to take part: https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/get-involved/our-projects/bug... Creating an aquatic ecosystem Read More Creating an aquatic ecosystem Activities, Biodiversity Resources Find out how to create an aquatic ecosystem by reading Francesca’s guide: Creating an Aquatic Ecosystem (1) Day 1 Day 3 Day 6 ... April is a great time to get ready for spring Read More April is a great time to get ready for spring Activities, Biodiversity Resources Students at our school are able to use the wildlife area during their free time, and from April to October the grounds are at their most busy. Our work to increase biodiversity has... The Big STEM Challenge Read More The Big STEM Challenge Activities, Innovation & Research Resources, Innovative ideas, News The Big STEM Challenge Welcome to The Big STEM Challenge, the ultimate inter-schools competition that’s all about inspiring and engaging young minds in Science, Technology, E... What is Earth Day? Read More What is Earth Day? Activities, Climate Resources, Innovative ideas, News Earth day is celebrated annually on the 22nd April and is an important day for clim... Wild Weekender Read More Wild Weekender Activities, News From the 28th April to the 1st May, Wild Weekender by Save our Isles is an initiative to encourage people to sow and plant seeds in time for first bloom in the summer. Whether you ... Save our Wild Isles Read More Save our Wild Isles Activities, Biodiversity Resources, Innovative ideas, News “We now have a few short years during which we can still make a choice. Where just enough remains of the natural world for it to recover. This starts and ends with us.” Sir ... March is a great time to create a deadwood habitat Read More March is a great time to create a deadwood habitat Activities, Biodiversity Resources Deadwood is an important habitat for fungi, moss, invertebrates and all the amphibians, reptiles, small mammals and birds that feed on the communities of organisms that make their ... February is a great time to prune trees and hedgerow Read More February is a great time to prune trees and hedgerow Activities, Biodiversity Resources Planting more native trees is always a good idea if you want to increase biodiversity. A hedgerow contains hundreds of species and provides a wildlife corridor between habitats. Ho... Conservation courses at Wildwood Read More Conservation courses at Wildwood Activities, Biodiversity Resources Jacob, one of our sixth form students has embarked on a series of rewilding courses at Wildwood Kent. Read his account of his first day: One of our Big Grazers for Big Landscapes: ... A Biodegradable project for schools Read More A Biodegradable project for schools Activities, Biodiversity Resources Introduction: As we live in an ever-changing world and a throwaway society, items are often thrown away with little care or consideration for the environment. The soil is an impor... Igniting Innovation-Youth Conservation Challenge, Woodland Trust Read More Igniting Innovation-Youth Conservation Challenge, Woodland Trust Activities, Biodiversity Resources, Climate Resources, Innovation & Research Resources Are you passionate about the planet and conservation? Do you have any bright ideas on how to solve some of the environmental issues affecting us all right now? Encompass - empowering young people to reimagine planetary wellbeing Read More Encompass - empowering young people to reimagine planetary wellbeing Activities, Biodiversity Resources, Climate Resources, Encompass, Innovative ideas Encompass - empowering young people to reimagine planetary wellbeing December is a great time to plant willow Read More December is a great time to plant willow Activities, Biodiversity Resources Goat willow (also known as great sallow or pussy willow) is a great addition to school grounds because it is free. easy to grow and will increase biodiversity. Hardwood cuttings ca... RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch Read More RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch Activities, Biodiversity Resources, News Big Garden Birdwatch | The RSPBrspb.org.uk November is a great time to plant spring-flowering bulbs Read More November is a great time to plant spring-flowering bulbs Activities, Biodiversity Resources If you are trying to increase biodiversity in your school grounds, making sure there is a nectar source for insects throughout the months they are active is essential. Donations of... Increasing Biodiversity in Schools Read More Increasing Biodiversity in Schools Activities, Biodiversity Resources Top tips for increasing biodiversity in schools with little space ... Dialogue in Climate Engineering with Youth - new workshops for 16-24 year olds Read More Dialogue in Climate Engineering with Youth - new workshops for 16-24 year olds Activities, Climate Resources, News Are you interested in contributing to discussions on scientific, social and political responses to the climate crisis? We are interested in working with young people aged 16-24 to... October is a great time to plant violets Read More October is a great time to plant violets Activities, Biodiversity Resources Dark green fritillary Violets are common and widespread throughout the UK so why plant them? Violets are the foodplant of many native Fritillary butterfly caterpillars including Pe... Palm Bay Primary School's "Eco-List" Read More Palm Bay Primary School's "Eco-List" Activities, Biodiversity Resources, News Palm Bay Primary School’s idea was to create a list of simple weekly challenges that the children could complete and hopefully adopt into their daily routines, to become a ha... Global Week to #Act4SDGs Read More Global Week to #Act4SDGs Activities, News Join millions of people around the world taking action on the SDGs, to show that we can #FlipTheScript for people and the planet. Let's Go Zero Read More Let's Go Zero Activities, Climate Resources, News Let’s Go Zero is the national campaign uniting teachers, pupils, parents and their schools as they all work together to be zero carbon by 2030. Visit their website Kent College Eco Warriors Read More Kent College Eco Warriors Activities, Innovative ideas, News In 2019, Kent College officially became an Eco School by being awarded The Green Flag from Eco-Schools . The Eco-Schools organisation is designed to empower students to be the cha... New Dimensions partnership Read More New Dimensions partnership Activities, Innovative ideas, News A collaborative community hub to bring together creative arts and sciences in the promotion of Nature, Diversity and Innovation. We aim to create a unique space for community creat... Eco-Kiln Competition Read More Eco-Kiln Competition Activities, News The Royal Forestry Society is running a competition. The challenge is to design an Eco Wood Kiln to help dry wood and reduce pollution. It is also a great opportunity for pupils to... #Decarbonize ART4CLIMATE Read More #Decarbonize ART4CLIMATE Activities, News #DECARBONIZE ART4CLIMATE is an annual international art contest hosted by TakingITGlobal and the Centre for Global Education. The goal of Art4Climate is to encourage creativity fro... September is a great time to take lavender cuttings Read More September is a great time to take lavender cuttings Activities, Biodiversity Resources Lavender is a good nectar source for bees and butterflies and a great way to increase ... Events No event found!