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Sustainable schools

Information and resources supporting local schools to teach their children and staff about environmental issues and reduce their school’s ecological footprint.


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


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


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

Read all about Sustainable Schools Week 2022

We are so delighted that, once again, schools in St Albans, Harpenden and the villages threw themselves into eco activities for the district’s annual Sustainable Schools Week, part of the wider Sustainability Festival(SustFest). 

Read the full Sustainable Schools Week blog here.

Aldwickbury boys get involved in their new eco garden for Sustainable Schools Week.
Aldwickbury boys get involved in their new eco garden for Sustainable Schools Week.

Download our Eco posters

We have some fabulous posters on different topics, originally designed for Oakwood School. You can use them to generate ideas and discussions with your children in class, or send them to parents. Remember to tag Sustainable St Albans in your social media posts, we love seeing what you’re up to!

Download the posters (PDF)

  1. Transport
  2. Energy
  3. Food Waste
  4. Christmas
  5. Food and Climate Change
  6. Fast Fashion

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.


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

Contact the Sustainable Schools team

Got a question, need some advice, got a suggestion for material you’d like us to provide? Get in touch!

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