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“This is a fun way to bring this important local issue to life and to energise Wandsworth young people. Feedback has been fantastic, the kids clearly loved the performance and have taken these important messages to heart.” –Spokesperson, Wandsworth Council

Since 2005, we have worked with Environmental Teams, School Travel Planners and Road Safety Officers across the UK to deliver high energy, creative, impactful and educational shows in their local primary schools.  In 2018 alone we have delivered workshops to thousands of students in schools across Barnet, Richmond, Tower Hamlets and Wandsworth.

The Pollution Solution!

Our most popular workshop The Pollution Solution! addresses the issues of climate change and air pollution:  two topics that continue to dominate the news and raise concerns for our planet and our health.  Designed in conjunction with the London Borough of Hillingdon, both Big Wheel and the borough felt an urgent need to highlight these two issues in a fun and exciting way, whilst still delivering important information.

Particularly relevant to schools where there are high Nitrogen Dioxide and Particulate levels, this workshop encourages students not only to travel to school in a safe and sustainable way whilst thinking about how their life choices affect the environment, but also to raise awareness of existing levels of air pollution, and  suggests ways they can help reduce it by planting trees, green walls, hedges and shrubs.

The Pollution Solution is aimed at Key Stage 2 audiences although it can be adapted for Key Stage 1 and 3.

One workshop costs £350 plus VAT and lasts for approximately 75 minutes.

Discounts are offered for multiple and block bookings.  Please get in touch if you want to know more.

Praise for The Pollution Solution

“The role play/performance takes learning out of the ‘box’ to make the whole thing more meaningful” – year 6 teacher, Hayes

“Great actors! Very enthusiastic and easy to engage with.  Children related well to what they were saying – they explained some complicated ideas (E.g. Global Warming) in a very visual way.  Children were extremely engaged with the performance.  The show was great!” – year 4 teacher, Barnet  

“I thought the session was fun for the children and covered some really important environmental messages” – year 3 teacher, Hayes

Road Safety, Climate Change and Responsible Travel

We also offer variations of our sustainability workshop that focus more on road safety, travelling responsibly and greenhouse gasses.   They follow a similar structure to The Pollution Solution!, are equally exciting, engaging and informative, but have a slightly different focus. If this is something you’re interested in then please do contact us and we can provide more information.

“It was engaging, funny, creative and informative.  The children enjoyed being a part of the show.  It was also pitched correctly for the year 5 year group.” – Lisa, year 5, Class Teacher & Eco School Leader, Colindale Primary School, Barnet  

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