Eco Schools, a national programme that provides schools with an educational framework about being more eco-friendly, have presented New Horizons with Green Flag status to acknowledge their drive to protect the planet.
In order to earn their Green Flag, the school had to follow seven Eco-Schools steps during the 2020/2021 academic year.
Activities included setting up an Eco-Committee, conducting an environmental review, producing an action plan on how to be more eco-friendly, learning about protecting the environment in lessons, and creating an Eco-Code to list the school’s commitment to being more eco-aware.
Chloe Wooden, a Year 6 teacher who is leading the Eco-Committee group that started in September 2021, says it’s an exciting moment for the school to achieve Green Flag status. She Said: