ECO Commitee

At The Southwater Infant Academy, educating children about sustainable living is a priority. We are delighted to have achieved our fourth Green Flag Award in March 2018 and will now begin our journey to becoming an "Ambassador" school.  ‘Eco-Schools’ is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey. To develop our children’s knowledge of sustainability we have looked at 9 key areas associated with being ‘eco-friendly. These are:

  • Water: Reducing wastage.
  • Waste: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
  • Litter: Promoting anti-litter campaigns.
  • Energy: Reducing wastage and renewable energy sources.
  • School Grounds: Ensuring our grounds are sustainable and environmentally friendly.
  • Biodiversity: Preserving and protecting our planets many diverse habitats.
  • Healthy Living: Promoting a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.
  • Transport: Promoting our Travel Plan.
  • Global Perspectives: Working with schools across Europe to promote  sustainability for our whole world.

Our eco-team meets regularly to discuss current projects and priority for development across our academy and community. Our eco team consists of:

  • Teachers
  • Children
  • Parents
  • Governors
  • Our Premises Officer

Please see our Eco Action Plan below.

If anyone in our local community is interested in learning more about Our Green Flag Status or has specific connections with any of our 9 key areas mentioned above we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please contact April Pyatt,



  1. eco code 2018
  2. Eco-Schools-Environmental-Review (1)
  3. Eco Action Plan 2017- 2018