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Dedicated lesson plans using plastic and model boat making to inspire learners. Our most popular here or browse to search for more.

Plastic Pollution - Year 4 (8yrs)

Author:
Mr Smith, St. James' Academy
Learner Age:
7–9
Subject:
Plastic Pollution, PSHE, Pollution
Tags:
ecology, Sustainability

Sustainability

Author:
Mrs Mason, St James' Primary Academy
Learner Age:
9-11
Subject:
Sustainability, PSHE, Social Responsibility
Tags:
Pollution, Circular Economy

Recycling Plastic

Author:
Mrs Dodd, St James' Primary Academy
Learner Age:
9-11
Subject:
Environmental Systems, Social Responsibility
Tags:
Pollution
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Year 1 - A week's planning

Author:
Miss Bowen, Mrs Allery, Mrs Jacobs - St. James' Academy
Learner Age:
5–7
Subject:
English, Science, History
Tags:
ecology, Sustainability, Recycling

Reception Week of planning

Author:
Mrs Vincent, Miss Buller - St. James' Academy
Learner Age:
Under 5
Subject:
EYFS, PSED, PD, MH, UTW - TW, PC, R, W, M, EAD
Tags:
eyfs, cross curricular, creative
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What is Sustainability?

Author:
Mrs Shaw, Mrs Hurley, Mrs Lambon - St. James' Academy
Learner Age:
5–7
Subject:
English, Science
Tags:
Sustainability, ecology, poetry, pledge, talk

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There's a wealth of resources online. In addition to ours. check out these organisations or browse our A-Z directory of sources.

Volvo Ocean Race Sustainability Education Programme

The worlds most extreme race is putting sustainability at its heart and is focusing on taking action to ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ – the rapidly growing and critical problem of plastic pollution in the ocean, highlighted by the United Nations Clean Seas campaign. The Volvo Ocean Race supports this much-needed campaign, through our sustainability team, education programme and positive actions. Sustainability leaders; 11th Hour Racing sponsors this international education programme.

The programme will help you and your students (aged 6-12 years) discover the excitement of sailing through the Volvo Ocean Race, the importance of the ocean and how ocean plastic pollution is damaging our blue planet.

BT Stem Crew - 1851 Trust

BT STEM Crew is a new digital education programme for 11-16 year olds, brought to you by the 1851 Trust and Land Rover BAR, the British team challenging for the 35th America’s Cup, the oldest trophy in international sport.

With BT STEM Crew, teachers and students can harness the power of the America’s Cup to bring STEM subjects to life through free films, worksheets and interactive quizzes.

The Green Blue

The Green Blue - launched at the Southampton Boat Show on 19th September 2005 - is the environmental awareness programme set up by the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine. Its mission is to promote the sustainable use of coastal and inland waters by boating and watersports participants, as well as the sustainable operation and development of the recreational boating industry.

Their Educational Activities are supported by the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, find out more on the link below

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