At The British School in The Netherlands, we advocate and encourage our community to make more environmentally friendly choices. As an international school, we carry this responsibility—because fighting climate change starts with educating the next generation right from when they first start school.
How can you help your child to make a positive difference?
Instil a Love of Nature
Spending time outdoors develops an appreciation for nature, helps children understand their place in the world and connect to something larger than themselves.
Talk to your child about their individual choices and model ways to help take care of our planet. Encourage them to look at what they can do to make a difference to their environment. Here are some examples based on what our Junior School students are doing:
Small Steps to Make a Big Impact
Climate change requires large-scale action, but we will all enjoy a brighter future by empowering children to get involved and make sustainable choices.