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Climate Ready Classrooms

Climate Ready Classrooms

Climate Ready Classrooms

Welcome to Climate Ready Classrooms

Helping young people navigate the science behind climate change and reducing their carbon footprint.

What is Climate Ready Classrooms?

Climate Ready Classrooms for High Schools is a one-day accredited Carbon Literacy training course which uses interactive activities and examples to start a conversation about climate change.  Upon completing the course, pupils receive Carbon Literacy accreditation.

Climate Ready Classrooms for Primary Schools is a series of workshops and activities, delivered on a local authority basis. By taking part, pupils will gain an understanding of the climate emergency and biodiversity crisis and take action to address these issues.


Climate Ready Classrooms will help your school:

  • Adopt a whole-school approach to climate action.
  • Reduce your carbon footprint and use resource more efficiently.
  • Connect to a network of carbon literate ambassadors.
  • Support planning for choices and change through Curriculum for Excellence.
  • Develop STEM skills and support the Developing the Young Workforce agenda.
  • Develop evidence for your Eco-Schools Green Flag Award.

Climate Ready Classrooms can be delivered for Primary Schools, Secondary schools or as a Train the Trainer course for educators.

Primary Schools

An introduction to climate action through workshops and activities.

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Secondary Schools

Accredited Carbon Literacy training course for High School pupils using interactive activities and examples to start a conversation about climate change.

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Train the Trainer

Become an accredited trainer and deliver carbon literacy training to High School pupils. Suitable for teachers, head teachers, CLD practitioners, and youth and children’s workers.

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Geography teacher Hayley Leitch describes her experience:

This brilliant experience has inspired to me change/alter my actions to lower my carbon footprint and to spread awareness among my peers to hopefully inspire them to take action just like me.

Brandon Lei (S6) Lornshill Academy

The class really enjoyed the carbon cycle activity and the whole-day workshops which completely incorporated active learning, and enthusing a new generation of learners in battling carbon emissions.


Josh Cannell
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Josh Cannell
Senior Officer, Education and Learning

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