Seven steps

The seven steps following the criteria for Green Flag

The Eco-Schools framework is followed by schools in more than 64 countries around the world. The easy-to-follow, international seven-step process is designed to help you organise your activity and stay on track, following the criteria to achieve the Green Flag.

STEP 1 Eco-Committee

The heartbeat of an Eco-School’s action and learning.

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STEP 2 Environmental Review

Investigating the school’s environmental performance.

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STEP 3 Action Plan

Come up with ideas for what to do, based on the results of the Environmental Review.

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STEP 4 Monitoring and Evaluation

Measuring change and finding out what works and what doesn’t.

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STEP 5 Informing and Involving

Let the whole school and wider community know what the Eco-Committee is doing.

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STEP 6 Linking to the Curriculum

Making the links between the school’s environmental activity and the curriculum.

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STEP 7 Eco-Code

Creating a call to action that the whole school can get behind.

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Interactive Eco-School

You can find a greener version of pretty much everything your school uses; pencils, carpets, uniforms, energy. Here you can investigate how you can ‘green’ your school

Interactive Eco-School