In your school

Use the information and resources in this section to teach your children and staff about environmental issues and reduce your school’s ecological footprint.

Learn

Resources for learning inside and outside the classroom; training staff to teach climate change confidently and addressing eco-anxiety. 

Act

Make the everyday running of your school more sustainable with these tips and resources.

Join

Get involved with exciting sustainability campaigns, events, and groups for your school, at a local and national level.

Our next Schools’ Networking Zoom is
14th March at 4.30pm

For teachers, senior leadership, PTA or governors of St Albans District schools. Come along to chat with Sustainable Schools volunteers and staff from other local schools about sustainability – share strategies, teaching resources, progress towards eco awards or ways to make your school facilities and actions greener.

Register to get the Schools Networking zoom link

Access our Eco posters

Please use the posters to generate ideas and discussions with your children in class and/or send the posters one by one to parents. Remember to tag Sustainable St Albans in your social media posts, we love seeing what you’re up to!

We also have some fabulous posters originally designed for Oakwood School – access the Oakwood School posters here.

Who we are

Sustainable St Albans has pulled together its local contacts including District representatives of various environmental groups, local school representatives (teachers, governors, PTA and heads) and professional trainers in environmental education. If you have expertise that would be of value to the group and would like to volunteer your time, please do contact us.

Newsletter

We send a termly, or twice-termly, e-newsletter to the majority of the District’s Schools. If you would like your school / eco-representative / PTA  to receive our newsletter, please register here

How to green your money so it helps the planet

Simon Grover discusses various ways we can green our money to make our pensions, banks and investments help the climate. #CountdownToCOP

Easy ways to wear clothes to last

Emily Southcombe explains how to wear clothes to last – both by buying second-hand and also by repairing and upcycling what you already own.

How we insulated our Victorian home

Judith Leary-Joyce tells the story of how she turned her late Victorian end of terrace house from cold to cosy with insulation and draught-proofing.