At the Ashden Sustainable School Awards ceremony held last term, three trail-blazing primary schools and a further education college were announced as this year’s winners.
The judges were unanimous that all four winning establishments had demonstrated their commitment to cutting carbon emissions and lowering fuel bills by taking simple steps and inspiring their pupils and students to help save the planet.
Ashden looks for winners who are driving behavioural changes that save energy, implementing technical measures that improve energy efficiency or generate renewable energy, and introducing information about energy and sustainability into lessons. Involving pupils in all of this is key.
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