Bristol schools awarded for green behaviour

A total of 13 schools across Bristol have been awarded for their green behaviour. They have received the ‘Green Flag’ award from the Eco-Schools initiative for their commitment to improving their local environment. They include Hill Crest Primary School, Little Mead Primary Academy and Stroud High School. To be recognised for an award, a school […]

Scotland gets 2,000th ‘Eco-School’ in world first

Scotland has become the first country to have 2,000 schools awarded a ‘Green Flag’ eco-award. Eco-Schools, the largest sustainable school programme in the world, presented the milestone achievement to pupils and staff at St John’s RC Academy in Perth last week. To achieve the certification a school has to demonstrate it has a green ethos in all areas and is helping inform and […]

Northern Ireland schools join “eco” scheme

All schools in a Northern Irish constituency have joined a scheme which encourages “green” action, Northern Ireland’s Environment Minister claimed yesterday. He praised schools from Newry and Armagh for getting involved in the Eco-Schools Programme. Mark H. Durkan said: “The fact that every school in Newry and Armagh is actively working towards getting the international […]