General Criteria

  • The School is registered with Eco - Schools Australia, up to date with annual subscription & has provided all requested “Baseline” reporting data
  • The School keeps a portfolio of evidence of Eco - Schools activities and projects completed (Eco - Schools Portfolio)
  • The School completes the relevant online application form with supporting documents from their Eco - Schools Portfolio

Eco - committee

  • The school has an Eco - Committee that meets at least once a term , and members include:
    • Pupils
    • Teachers
  • Minutes are kept of meetings and progress reported back to class

Environmental Review

  • The Eco - Committee has completed an Environmental Review of the school against their chosen Eco - Schools themes
  • Results of the review have been recorded and discussed by the Eco - Committee to generate project ideas

Action Plan (work on themes)

  • The Eco - Committee has produced a basic Action Plan , influenced by the Environmental Review, covering 1+ Eco - Schools theme
  • The action plan details timescales , targets and who is responsible
  • The Eco - Committee can identify progress towards achieving elemen ts of the Action Plan

Monitor & Evaluate

  • School has submitted baseline data as required by Eco - Schools Australia
  • The Eco - Committee collects evidence of completed Eco - Schools activities & action projects into their Eco - Schools Portfolio e.g. samples of work, before and after photos, data collection

Curriculum Links

  • The school can demonstrate that Eco - Schools themes are explored within curriculum work

Inform & Involve

  • The school has a prominent, designated notice board , detailing Eco - Schools activities

Eco - code

  • The Eco - Committee has started to collect ideas for an Eco - Code for the school

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