Eco Schools Wales
Green Flag Award
Malpas Court Primary has achieved platinum thanks to the hard work of Miss Short, the eco committee and everyone around the school!
Schools can apply for platinum status once they have been awarded the Green Flag four times. Platinum status shows that we are demonstrating a long-term commitment to environmental education.
What is the Eco Schools Green Flag all about?
Eco Schools is a 7 step framework, that leads to Green Flag accreditation. The green flag is a symbol of a schools commitment to environmental education.
The 7 Steps:
- Form an eco committee
- Undertake an environmental review
- Create an action plan
- Identify curriculum links
- Inform and Involve everyone
- Monitor and evaluate the action plan
- Follow the eco code
The 10 Eco Schools areas are:
- Global Citizenship
- Healthy Living
- School Grounds
- Waste and Recycling
Recycling Initiatives at Malpas Court
As a school, we recycle paper, plastic, metal and cardboard. We also accept household batteries for recycling and textiles via our Dragon collection bin outside nursery.