Tag: schools

Go Green Day 2017: Robin’s Rainforest Appeal

 Robin’s Rainforest Appeal How a book inspired a young fundraiser Robin Holmes was in Year 2 at St John the Baptist primary school in Pebmarsh, Essex when he read ‘Harry and the Dinosaurs Go Wild’, written by Ian Whybrow. The book is about a small boy raising money to save endangered animals and Robin decided […]

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Go Green Day 2016: Wales went a brilliant shade of green!

2016 was a banner year for #GoGreenDay can you make 2017 even better? Cymraeg isod Wales was awash with green on Friday 14 October 2016 as people, schools and businesses across the country celebrated #GoGreenDay, all with the aim of helping to tackle climate change by protecting an area of rainforest twice the size of […]

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Go Green Day 2016: Wales Goes Green to Tackle Climate Change

2016 was an outstanding year for #GoGreenDay can we make 2017 our biggest and best yet? Cymraeg isod Schools and businesses across Wales will today turn green in support of rainforests with environmental charity Size of Wales as part of GO GREEN DAY. Local schools and businesses will join a national day of action – […]

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Principality Building Society Match School Donation

Cymraeg isod. A big thank you to the Principality Building Society for their community sponsorship of our education programme Size of Wales are working with a number of corporate partners across Wales. These relationships are of course important for Size of Wales but also for our corporate partners who are given the opportunity to engage […]

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Prince Charles Visits

Cymraeg isod Cwmbran pupils meet His Royal Highness to talk climate change and plant a tree On 24th February, The Prince of Wales met with the pupils of Blenheim Road Community Primary in Cwmbran where they demonstrated how Wales’ young people are taking action on climate change. After receiving a warm welcome from the school […]

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Welsh schools host mock climate conference

The United Nations came to Cardiff on Friday when students from across Wales took part in MockCOP – Beyond Marrakesh, a mock United Nations conference on climate change. Students travelled from far and wide, including from Wrexham, Aberystwyth and Pembrokeshire to join the debate and represent countries such as Brazil, USA, the Philippines and Saudi […]

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Education opportunities: Mock COP and Wales-wide workshops

Education opportunities: Mock COP and Wales-wide workshops

Cymraeg isod Janie Pridham, Size of Wales’ Education Coordinator updates us on how you or your school can get involved and learn about rainforests and climate change. MockCOP – Beyond Marrakesh Friday 27 January, Cardiff We’re very excited to be running our Mock COP again this year. Teams of 3 sixth form pupils from schools […]

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Celebrating the Rainforest in Wales

Celebrating the Rainforest in Wales

Cymraeg isod by Janie Pridham, Education Coordinator A few weeks ago 55 pupils from 7 Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire joined a day of rainforest celebration with Size of Wales at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. It was the finale to a project that began earlier this term with exciting rainforest workshops in each school from […]

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Young Reporter for the Environment talks palm oil

Young Reporter for the Environment talks palm oil

First published in Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School newsletter Jessica Graham is very fussy about what chocolate we eat. Not that she doesn’t like chocolate, but she cares very much about what they put in it. Jess investigated this issue when she found out from Size of Wales that many chocolate manufacturers put palm oil into […]

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Job opportunity – Education Coordinator

Job opportunity – Education Coordinator

Cymraeg isod Sizeof Wales is working to help protect an area of tropical forest the size of ourcountry as part of our national response to climate change.  As well as raising money to protect tropicalforests overseas we raise awareness of the issues of climate change here in Wales, through campaigns and our education programme.  In […]

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