Presentation on theme: "Sustainability into Action A primary view: Examples from Eastchurch CEP."— Presentation transcript:
Sustainability into Action A primary view: Examples from Eastchurch CEP
Sustainable Energy: campus Classroom monitors E-Team Weekly readings of gas, electricity & Water Weekly reports to the whole school Termly reporting to Governors Visible displays Informing parents, local press Lobbying for funding Pupils led decision-making
Sustainable Energy: curriculum Making add ons part of the legitimate curriculum e.g. Maths, Literacy, Science, ICT and definitely Geography! Engaging with Big Questions Why use energy wisely? How can we do this? Who can help us? Why should I care?
Informing and involving parents, locals School assemblies and web sites School committees, Action Days Pupil designed energy surveys and leaflets for community use Pupil ambassadors Sustainable Energy: community
Home Energy Survey Pupil name ________________________________________ Please help your child to complete this home energy survey. It will help them to design a leaflet on energy efficiency as part of their curriculum work. QUESTION YESNOSOME - TIMES DONT KNOW 1 Are doors and windows draught proofed? 2 Are curtains pulled at night? 3 Are low energy light bulbs used? 4 Are appliances ever left on standby? If yes, please say which ones. 5 Are lights always turned off when a room is empty? 6 Is washing dried outside when the weather is fine? Download this full template for energy work from www.ashdenawards.org/files/schools_files/home_energy_survey.doc
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Real benefits: reducing energy consumption, reducing costs, empowering pupils, maximising learning.