Eco-Schools is an international initiative, managed in Scotland by Keep Scotland Beautiful, that rewards the hard work schools are doing to improve their environment and to make the community aware of sustainability issues.  

To become an eco school, schools work through a structure of seven elements and a choice of ten topics. Schools can then apply for an Eco-Schools award. There are three levels of award: bronze, silver and green flag.  

There are 272 schools in the city registered as eco schools. 

There are

  • 85% of all registered schools with at least one award 
  • 194 schools with a bronze award 
  • 191 schools with a silver award 
  • 100 schools with green flag status.

Support for Eco-Schools

Contact us to arrange site visits, one to one meetings or staff training or to get advice on applications.

We hold regular training sessions for school staff. Find Eco-Schools training sessions in our CPD Directory.

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