Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life. The programme is suitable for primary and secondary schools throughout England.
- Saving your school money by reducing energy costs.
- Providing a learning framework to help pupils understand the connections between transport, pollution and climate change.
- School grounds can be improved by encouraging healthier plant life and vegetable gardens. Even a tighter policy on litter can make a difference.
Where do you start?
There are four steps to get you started: register your school; set up your eco-committee; conduct an environmental review; and develop an action plan.
The Eco-Schools website has information on many activities for becoming an eco-school.
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