Edible Playgrounds is the schools programme run by National Charity Trees For Cities. They build wonderful growing areas in schools and support teachers to use them to get students outside and enrich the curriculum. They’re about to celebrate their 100th playground, so
I am a sixth form student at Paddington Academy, doing a week’s work experience with Green Schools Project. Through this chance, I was able to gain an insight into how this not-for-profit organisation runs and helps the community, schools and environment.
This month has seen the launch of our Green Kids and Communities initiative. Aimed at empowering young people in Waltham Forest to become advocates for sustainability, the initiative is working with five schools to increase environmental awareness and action. Students