New SSA website in the process of going live!

The Sustainable Schools Alliance website is live and growing. SSA aims to provide a clear and compelling offer of support to all schools in the country, and help them to put sustainability at the heart of what they do. The evidence for the benefits of Sustainable Schools is stronger than ever. However, the government’s focus…

Walsall Adult and Community College

When Walsall Adult and Community College (WACC) was judged to be outstanding for overall effectiveness at its inspection in 2012, its leaders attributed this achievement to a shared vision and commitment to sustainable development. The college’s stated core purpose is to contribute to the economy of the local community by providing excellent provision for all its learners. WACC was…

Top Tips for Sustainable Purchasing in Schools

Sustainable procurement is the process of making and managing buying choices which take into account the impact of those choices on sustainable development. This leaflet tell you how to: Develop procurement expertise; Plan ahead; Know your own power; Look for alternatives; Increase your buying power; and more. Top Tips_Purchasing

Hampton College, Peterborough

Hampton College was recognised for Eco Promotion in the Peterborough Eco Education Awards 2012. The college held a successful Powerdown fortnight in November, and from this event pupils set up an allotment, something they have been interested in doing for a number of years. Green Team members presented their ideas to a school council meeting…

Natural Connections Demonstration Project (NCDP) 2013-2016

Funded by DEFRA, English Heritage and Natural England, the NCDP is one of the largest outdoor learning projects in the UK. This innovative projects works across more than 200 schools in the SouthWest of England and aims to significantly increase the  number of school aged children experiencing the full range of benefits that come with…