Assemblies and workshops at your school

Assemblies and workshops at your school

Our education team are happy to visit your school to deliver assemblies, class workshops or staff talks.

Need some help getting the message about Reducing, Reusing and Recycling across in your school? We offer assemblies and workshops in school. Fully funded, FREE of charge for any school in our area. You can also visit our recycling centre in Wandsworth and see recycling in action!

We have new Christmas craft activities and songs for bookings in December.Xmas Promo

Our education team can help - we can visit you to deliver talks, workshops, or pracical help for staff and pupils. Some of the things we offer are: 

Assemblies - to introduce the ideas of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, getting the children involved with actions and songs (20 minutes)

Bin Detectives! For an eco group or keen KS2 class - a full morning's waste audit - what's really going in your bins?  A fantastic way to build enthusiasm for the 3Rs in school, with a full report and tips on how to improve. (1 morning plus optional follow up 1 hour session)

Workshops:

EYFS
Another Fine Mess
Starting with a story about a fox and his rubbish, children will learn why looking after their waste matters.  They will also make their own reused musical instrument to shake along to our recycling song  (1 hour)

Michael Recycle
Starts with a story about a green superhero. Children will learn how we all play a part in reducing our waste. They will also make their own superhero using a template and recycled fabric and materials. (1 hour) 

For KS1/lower KS2
Paper Making
Find out why it is important to recycle paper, how it happens, and have a go at doing it yourself! We will bring everything apart from the old paper, and each child will have their own piece of recycled paper to take away at the end.  (1 hour)

Recycle Races
To follow on from an assembly (or including an introduction to the 3Rs), children race in teams to sort their bag of waste into rubbish or recycling.  The team that makes the least mistakes are the recycling champions!  (1 hour KS2 only)

Might Be Useful
Stan works at the top and hates seeing things go to waste - they mighe be useful! Make your own recycled instrument for our recycled band. (1 hr)

Love Your Loaf
Act out the story of a loaf of bread from field to plate with music and movement. Find out more about food waste and what we can all do to help reduce it. (45 mins)

For upper KS2
Paper Making
Find out why it is important to recycle paper, how it happens, and have a go at doing it yourself! We will bring everything apart from the old paper, and each child will have their own piece of recycled paper to take away at the end.  (1 hour)

Recycle Races
To follow on from an assembly (or including an introduction to the 3Rs), children race in teams to sort their bag of waste into rubbish or recycling.  The team that makes the least mistakes are the recycling champions!  (1 hour)

Loop Not Line  (yr 4-6)
Iintroducing the Circular Economy.  In this interactive workshop, children will act out and discover for themselves what’s wrong with our linear economy  (make, use, discard) and see for themselves how recycling closes the loop (make, use, reuse/repair/recycle). (1 hour)

  • Why not ask us to help with your school Science Week or Environment Week?   

Please email education@wrwa.gov.uk or phone 020 8758885/9  for more information or to book sessions.