Seven Elements

The Eco-Schools programme is based on a set of Seven Elements. You can find out more about each of these elements and what we require you to do by clicking on the headings below.


The Eco-Committee represents the ideas of the whole school and is responsible for keeping your Eco-Schools noticeboard up to date.

Environmental Review

This is a tool to assess the current situation and which forms the basis of your Action Plan.

Action Plan

This is a working document which tracks your progress against your chosen topics and Sustainable Development Goal.


How will you know if your topic and goal work is successful?

Linking to the Curriculum

Linking to the curriculum integrates Eco-Schools into daily learning across subjects.


Making links locally and globally


A statement to show your school's commitment to environmental issues.

Print a Summary to Read Later

Download a printable summary of the Eco-Schools Seven Elements for reading offline.  This is the same text that appears on the website.

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