Eco-Schools

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Eco-Schools

Silver Award criteria:
Eco-Committee.
The school has identified an Eco-Committee consisting of pupils and adults which meets at least once every half term.
Pupils share the responsibility with adults for running the committee (the level of responsibility expected depends on the age and ability of the pupils involved)
The Eco-Committee includes a parent and/or governor representative
Records are kept of meetings Environmental Review
The Eco-Committee has completed an Environmental Review covering the Eco-Schools nine topics
Results of the review have been discussed by the Eco-Committee and communicated with the whole school Action Plan
The Eco-Committee has produced a detailed Action Plan
The plan contains timescales, targets and who is responsible
The Eco-Committee has shared the plan with the rest of the school Linking to the curriculum
The school can indicate that some environmental issues have been covered within curriculum in most year groups Involving the whole school and wider community
The school has a prominent, designated notice board, detailing Eco-Schools activities
The Eco-Committee regularly communicates Eco-Schools activities to the whole school and wider community (e.g. via assemblies and newsletters) Monitoring and evaluation
The Eco-Committee monitors the effectiveness of Eco-Schools work (e.g. via data collection, before and after photographs etc.) Eco-Code
The school has an agreed, adopted and displayed Eco-Code Project work
The school has completed in-depth work on at least one of the Eco-Schools nine topics