"Firstly, Thank you all for your support and help during the length of this project, especially, Andy Lee, Andy Kirk, Dave Farebrother, Neil Herrington, Lucy Gilliam, Nora Naughton and the staff at St Johns School. Here is a summary of the work we…"
Dear Colleagues, We are now 3 months away from delivering our first classroom sessions, at St John's School in Gravesend. David Biggs has worked with support from Neil Herrington, Nora Naughton, and from Claire Buchanan at the school, to the point that we have a lesson plan which is taking shape well. David is working on an updated document for this which we will share with you all shortly. (And Andy Lee is working on session 2 but this email is really about session 1).At this point we need…See More
Dear Colleagues,... and here is the promised analysis of the survey results. Probably the simplest thing is to look at the graphs on the second sheet.A few comments and points of interpretation:- As expected the questionnaires were filled in a bit inconsistently. I had to exclude 4 forms completely and a larger number of individual question answers. Also there were some instances like two consecutive forms with identical answers, or rankings filled in 12345678, that may have been spurious, but…See More
"A further update from our July 13th meeting at St John's school, attended by Sandy Rodger, David Biggs, Andy Lee, Nora Naughton, and Claire Buchanan our teacher contact at the school.
We have been working with an overall brief (attached…"
Hi Everyone,1. Project Organisation / PlanFirstly here's how we're going to take the project forward over the next few months:We have agreed with Claire Buchanan, the teacher at St John's school, that we will deliver two "lessons" in September to the BTec and GCSE students - the first in the classroom looking at the environmental impact of a familiar activity, and the second (a voluntary activity) taking the pupils out into the natural environment. These are based on the preliminary plans David…See More
Colleagues, a quick update for you from an excellent meeting today at St John's school in Gravesend.David Biggs and met Claire Buchanan, one of the science teachers, together with RSA Fellow and team member Nora Naughton who is a governor at St John's.We also had a brief school tour with John Martindale, the Deputy Head. St John's is in a new building with fantastic spaces for art (a specialism), and for a wide variety of activities large and small - truly an illustration of the power of…See More
"Environment in the Classroom - Minutes of Team Meeting 2 March 2011, RSA House
Present - David Biggs, Dave Fairbrother, Andy Lee, Nora Naughton, Sandy Rodger, Alex Watson
The environment is a broad topic - potentially confusing…"
Hi everyone,Firstly to update Dave Fairbrother and David Biggs will also be joining us tomorrow - excellent news! any others (if so email me on firstname.lastname@example.org)?No-one has opted to dial in so I will cancel the conference phone booking.Nora called me this morning and will be discussing the project at her school strategy meeting today. So we look forward to that feedback, and hopefully to a door opened to allow us to prototype our offering.Regarding agenda I don't want to…See More