Every school in the Caerphilly county borough is registered for the Eco School Award scheme, working towards either their bronze, silver, green flag or platinum award.
Number of Eco Schools
The Number of Green Flag & Platinum Awards
The Eco School Award Scheme
The Eco Schools programme is an international initiative, which provides an ideal framework to support sustainable development and global citizenship in schools. Eco Schools extends learning beyond the classroom and develops responsible citizenship attitudes both at home and in the wider community. Eco schools in Wales is administered by Keep Wales Tidy and is coordinated in Caerphilly by the CCBC Policy Team.
Find out more about the Eco Schools Award Scheme
Look who’s an Eco School in your cluster group:
Share ideas and support each other.
“Who will be the first school cluster to achieve 100% Eco School Green Flags?”
Eco School Cluster Groups
Eco School Topic Areas:
The Eco Schools programme covers eight topic areas to help schools achieve an overall approach to sustainable development & global citizenship.
These are: Waste Minimisation, Transport, School Grounds, Healthy Living, Energy, Water, Litter and Global Citizenship.
In each topic section you will find useful background information along with advice on how your school can make a difference.
Eco Schools Topics
Eco School Examples & Resources:
We have collated a variety of Eco School resources to support schools working through the Eco Schools programme.
Eco School Criteria Check List
Eco School Action Plans
Eco School Day of Action
Environmental Education Policy
Ideas for Green Flag Launch Event
Ideas for Creative Monitoring & Evaluation
Examples of Policy Documents
Eco Code Examples
Green Flag to Platinum Award