The Eco Schools programme aims to reduce the environmental impact of the whole school on the community. Once registered, you will be part of an international group of schools working towards education for sustainable development and a better quality
Ditch the Dirt is an exciting new STEM challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years. It enables pupils to investigate ways of making dirty water cleaner through sieving and filtering and can also be used to explore ways of making water safe to drink.
There are lots of reasons why you should want your school to gain Fairtrade School status. First of all, you’ll be helping more than five million people – farmers, workers and their families – in developing countries to get a better deal.
UNICEF’s Rights Respecting School Award encourages schools to use the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as the basis for enhancing teaching, learning, ethos, attitudes and behaviour. The scheme started in 2004 and is running in 4,000 primary and secondary schools in the UK.
The British Council International School Award supports schools around the UK with embedding international learning into their curricula. The award provides a framework to help schools develop an international dimension.
A School of Sanctuary is a school that is committed to being a safe and welcoming place for those seeking sanctuary. This could be people whose lives were in danger in their own country, who have troubles at home or are just looking for a safe space
This Award encourages young people to become better global citizens – and recognises when they do so. This growing international grassroots project now has centres in 13 countries, and over 900 students have so far received the Award.
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This award for schools in Wales is designed to encourage a whole school approach to education for sustainable development and global citizenship. The award uses topics to develop a sustainable development approach in curriculum work, pupil participat
A short report by Ofsted giving examples of the ways in which schools that have gained an International School Award wrote about their work in their self-evaluation form and how this was reflected in the Section 5 inspection reports.
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