Eco-Schools Action Plan Template
Timescale / Actual Result
Topic Action Target / Measure Deadline Responsibility Achieved / Date
School Grounds To highlight environmental To involve the whole school were Eco Week 17 - Louise Bridges Achieved week ending
issues in St. Cuthbert’s involved in Eco activities promoting a 20th May-whole school
Biodiversity greater Eco awareness and encouraging Walk to school Whole School
th th involvement
week 17 -20
a healthy lifestyle
Pupil questionnaires Green day 19
Enthusiasm for activities Official garden
opening 19 May
Feedback from activities
Response to pledges from
To lessen car St. Cuthbert’s will actively Each class will keep a record of how Walk to school Louise Bridges Achieved week ending
promote Walk to School many children are walking to school and th th
weeks. this information will be plotted on a week 17 -20 20th May
the school graph to see if walk to school week has Whole School
A ride and stride day has an impact on the congestion around the Ride and Stride is
been launched every Friday school.
and if this is successful ongoing
then this will be extended to Photographic evidence
each Monday as well. This
has been promoted on the Graph
To lessen waste and The garden will have a Fruit waste audit will be completed 30/6/11 A representative Will be achieved
compost fruit compost bin which will be by end June 2011 from each class 30/6/11
peelings used by the school to has been chosen
compost apple cores, Successful growth of plants and to collect the fruit
banana peelings etc which crops in our garden area. peelings and take
will then benefit our new them to the
garden. compost bin.
and Eco school
care for plants.
To have a vegetable The children will have their The vegetables and herbs have been ongoing The children In We are waiting for them
garden allowing the
own vegetable and herb kindly donated by parents and local Eco committee to flourish so they can be
kitchen to become
more self sufficient. planter in the garden. shops. The children will be responsible will be responsible used in the kitchen and
for caring for them and are waiting for for caring for cookery club.
children to eat them to flourish so they can be used in them.
healthier by growing
the kitchen and cookery club.
their own vegetables
and fruit and then
using in cookery
To encourage Children will plant butterfly A wildlife audit will be completed Initial audit April Eco Committee June 30th 2011
wildlife into our new friendly plants and hang before the plants and log pile have
garden bird feeders in the new Final audit June Whole School
been introduced in the garden.
garden. A log pile has been 30/6/11
Another audit will be completed
arranged in the new garden afterwards and results compared.
to attract invertebrates.
Year 3/4 will make bug hotels linked
Nesting boxes to Pod activity.
Feeders to encourage birds
Record of birds that come
Date Action Plan was developed: 21/3/11
Action Plan developed by: Louise Bridges, Eco Committee and staff at St. Cuthbert’s.