Becoming an Eco-School

PLEASE NOTE: Our Eco School's courses are being updated and new training dates will be available in the the new year.

Price: £199 +VAT
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The Becoming an Eco School course is an ideal framework to follow, aiming to inspire and motivate your pupils to make a difference. The course will support you in guiding your school on its journey and help to make sustainability an integral part of school life. Your increased knowledge will support your school in enhancing the curriculum and getting the whole school united in changing their behaviour and progressing through the Eco-School Awards.

Delegates who are already involved in Eco-Schools but who have not yet applied for a green flag award may benefit from brushing up on existing knowledge and through learning about the assessment.

Course aims

To increase understanding of the Eco-Schools programme and its links to sustainability and to enable schools to progress to the Green Flag award.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge of sustainability issues and what constitutes an Eco-School
Identify their school’s issues and develop an action plan
Identify ways to engage their whole school in the programme
Identify partners who can support their school in the programme
Recognise key requirements of the award scheme which will enable their school to move
        confidently through the awards
Identify ways to focus activity on measures which reduce their school’s Carbon Footprint
Who would benefit by attending this course?

This course is aimed primarily at teachers, and as such is advertised as a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunity on the Training & Development Agency’s National Database of CPD.  However, non-teaching staff with an interest in the Eco-Schools programme will also find this course beneficial.


Course duration

One day


This course can be run in-house, or the hosting can be shared between organisations/schools to keep costs down. Discounts are available to Expert & Exemplar Network Members. For a quote or for more information please get in touch by emailing or call us on 01942 612 625.