We had seven steps to complete to get our Water Flag.
This theme develops awareness around water conservation and how to effectively manage this important resource in schools.
Step 1: Green-Schools Committee Who sits on your Green-Schools committee? How often does your committee meet? Upload an example of minutes taken from one of your Green-Schools committee meetings.
Step 2: Environmental Review Provide us with details of your Environmental Review. There are essential and recommended actions such as reading school water meters, investigating water use and conducting water use surveys and leak tests.
Step 3: Action Plan Please upload your current Action Plan with quantifiable targets (eg. 20% reduction in water use by May) where applicable. Remember to include future targets/planned actions alongside present and past actions. A template for your action plan can be downloaded from the Resources section of the Green-Schools website.
Step 4: Monitoring and Evaluation Describe how you monitor and evaluate progress for the Water Theme and maintain the Litter & Waste and Energy themes. In this section you are also asked to enter water figures obtained at the start of your work on the Water theme (Year One) and at the time of application (Year Two).
Step 5: Curriculum Links Please give the ages/school years of students involved in curriculum work and information on the topic or subject areas addressed. You can find a template to upload your curriculum links information in the resources section on our website.
Step 6: Informing and Involving Describe your Day of Action How is the whole school informed of and involved in the Green-Schools programme. How is the wider community informed of and involved in the Green-Schools programme?
Step 7: Green Code Please reproduce your school’s Green Code. Describe how the Green Code was agreed and how it has been integrated into school life.