Reschool Blog Articles

This week’s Budding Issues

Budding Issues from Reschool is a fabulous foundation for any classroom and school to develop a clear system of consistency and progression, without the workload, to embed eco issues in school. Our Budding Issues are an amazing, free resource which allows teachers and school to begin the process of embedding environmental issues into the classroom […]

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Introducing Budding Issues

Announcing ‘Budding Issues’ – a new way to work with your children on accessible and engaging Eco challenges!

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Reschool – one year on and what a year!

Recently we celebrated our one anniversary and we thought we would take this moment to share the story of how we got started. The concept It was a year ago and I was on my planning and preparation time. As I was looking over some school data, one of the school business managers came in […]

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National Tree Week

We thought we would celebrate the UK’s biggest annual tree celebration, National Tree Week. National Tree Week is all about getting lots of communities to do more to help their local environment by planting as many trees as they can.  How did National Tree Week start? In 1973, there was a big problem with a Dutch […]

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Mental Health Day Activities

What are you planning to do on Saturday 10th October? This Saturday is World Mental Health Day and to celebrate this year’s theme of ‘mental health for all’ we thought we would create some handy guides for schools. Spending time outdoors or bringing nature into your life can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing. […]

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National Recycle Week

The 21st September starts National Recycle Week, a week to celebrate recycling and National Recycle Week is now in its 17th year. Recycle Week is organised by Recyclenow and Wrap (learn more about their projects here). Every year has a theme, this year the theme is ‘Thanking the nation: ‘Together – We Recycle’, you can […]

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VE Day Activities

The 8th May celebrates VE Day or Victory in Europe Day, a day we celebrate the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces on 8 May 1945; this year marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Normally the day would be marked with street […]

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Earth Day Activity

We have mentioned in the past that here on the Reschool Blog we want to further help schools and children with recycling, reusing and reducing their waste by providing regular ideas on how you can reduce waste. We also want to continue encouraging children’s curiosity in the environment, so we have made a little activity, […]

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Earth Day Challenges

Happy #EarthDay, At Reschool, we’re passionate about looking after our planet, from helping schools to upcycle to ideas for recycling in the classroom and even tips for the school garden, we believe in seeking an eco-friendly world however we can. We have curated 20 challenges for you to choose from to help foster children’s curiosity […]

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Earth day

If recent events have taught us anything it is that we are not in charge of this blue marble we call home. This oasis in space, home to over 7 billion people, has shown in spectacular fashion that despite the fact we have found innumerous ways of cultivating our planet we are certainly not the […]

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Mothers Day Jars

Mother’s Day is coming up and we wanted to provide a lovely school alternative to Mother’s Day cards. This is a great project that uses leftover jars and it’s a nice war to teach your children about reusing as well as recycling. In this activity, your children some memorable jars that contain thoughtful memories or […]

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How to create a recycled bottle bird feeder

We have mentioned in the past that here on the Reschool Blog we want to further help schools with recycling, reusing and reducing their waste by providing regular ideas on how you can reduce waste. This is a nice, little recycling project that you could do in your school, some of your children would probably […]

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Money, money, money

School budgets- how much do we spend? Something to think about… It has become increasingly obvious over the past few years that school budgets are getting tighter and tighter. There is many a staff meeting I have sat in where it has been made unequivocally clear that we can’t afford to spend on this, or […]

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Where does recycling come from?

The history of recycling: Environmental crisis It would be easy to write here about the impact we are having on the environment, about the plastic in the oceans, oil and gas being pumped out of the ground and into the skies, about the chemicals that are unceremoniously dumped into the rivers and farmland, but you […]

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What is the issue? Giving a voice to your Eco Club.

It is quite common to see Pupil Voice groups in schools around the in UK. I am sure we can all agree that young people have the right to have their views expressed and heard with regards to their education. Research demonstrates that pupils are subsequently feeling their learning is more meaningful (and thus learning more) […]

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Reschool…saving the planet, one desk at a time!

What is Reschool all about? As teachers, we know that it can be hard and time consuming to find school resources and under today’s budgets buying new isn’t always an option. We are on a mission to help schools around the UK, we are here to help schools upcycle their classroom equipment. We want to […]

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How can you make Wreaths from recycled cardboard?

One of the missions of Reschool is to makes recycling and upcycling easier and more accessible for schools. One of the ways we are going to help is by providing regular ideas for recycling projects that you could do in your educational setting. This first idea looks at reusing cardboard, the cardboard we reused here […]

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Top Tips for your Eco Club

Winter, believe it or not is a great time of year to think about your Eco Club, most schools only run Eco Projects in the summer and this is such a wasted opportunity. This time of year, there are lots of extra things about, it’s a time of year when we’re thinking more about getting […]

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