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Welcome to the blog. It celebrates the many small steps of the schools aiming to become more sustainable via the 'Sussed in the Forest' project. It is these 'small steps' that children often recall years later when they've left school. Most of these schools started from nowhere, with no history of education for sustainability so we hope that you are inspired by their work. This is not a race: it may take a school three years to obtain a Green Flag or a Roots and Shoots award, but we really hope that schools enjoy the journey! A child has one chance in education so that journey is critically important.

Hobby horse

Using Scrapstore for upcycling

Published on 2015-03-09 by Gill Hickman

New Forest Small School have created beautiful hobby horses using New Forest wood and materials from Scrapstore

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Peace Jammin

Published on 2015-03-07 by Gill Hickman

Two Ringwood students spent an amazing weekend at the University of Winchester where they met Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams

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PJS celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight on a non uniform day!

Published on 2015-03-02 by Gill Hickman

PJS are making rapid progress, working on recycling and waste, their grounds and on global dimension through Fairtrade

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Ringwood Celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight

Published on 2015-02-27 by Gill Hickman

The school's Fairtrade group hosted a lovely evening and were supported by Timber, Sainsbury, Waitrose and the Cooperative

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Update on PJS ExBatts

Published on 2015-02-19 by Gill Hickman

Two weeks later

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Pennington Junior School’s Ex-Bats

Published on 2015-02-16 by Gill Hickman

PJS aren't just raising chickens, they are raising ex-bats!

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Spiritual garden


Published on 2015-02-16 by Gill Hickman

An unusual fundraiser for a new spiritual garden

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Ringwood's big clear out

Published on 2015-02-16 by Gill Hickman

Newts are more fun than sheds!

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Pennington Infants Healthy Eating

Published on 2015-02-13 by Gill Hickman

Healthy eating and Grow Wild

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Forest friday

New Forest Primary School love Forest Fridays

Published on 2015-02-13 by Gill Hickman

Children at New Forest Primary School love Forest Fridays because they have fun. But at this school it's about learning too, and taking the natural environment indoors as a stimulus for further learning

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