Bronze award criteria

Eco-Schools and Bronze Award logos

The Bronze award criteria focuses on getting the Eco-Schools structure set up so you have everything in place to tackle the eco work you have planned.

The Bronze award is attained by self-assessment.

To apply for the Bronze Award you must first log in to the site with your email address and password, you can do that at the top right hand side of this page. If you don't have your password please use the forgotten password link above.

For a comprehensive guide to using our online application system, download the Eco-Coordinator's User Guide from our Programmes Materials page. 

Bronze award criteria:

  • The school has an Eco-Committee consisting of pupils and adults
  • The group meets at least once every term
  • Records are kept of meetings

Environmental Review

  • The Eco-Committee has completed an Environmental Review covering the Eco-Schools nine topics
  • Results of the review have been discussed by the Eco-Committee

Action Plan

  • The Eco-Committee has produced a basic Action Plan influenced by the Environmental Review and shared the plan with the rest of the school community
  • The Eco-Committee can identify progress towards achieving elements of the Action Plan

Linking to the curriculum

  • The school can indicate that environmental issues have been covered within curriculum work

Involving the whole school and wider community

If you feel you’ve met the criteria, register or login using the box at the top-right hand corner of the screen and fill in the assessment form to claim your award.