Eco learning for schools and colleges

Eco education is critical in helping young people understand the impacts of climate change, encourage a change in attitudes and behaviour needed to address the causes of climate change, adopt more sustainable lifestyles and develop skills that can protect the environment.


Poppy Flint our Climate Action Outreach Coordinator can support any Waltham Forest school or college on each step of the way to apply for the nationally recognised accredited Eco-Schools Green Flag.


Get in touch with to learn more about how Waltham Forest council is financially supporting schools to achieve their Green Flag and do inform us when you have registered.


Coming soon is news on our Climate Leadership Programme for Young People.


For inspiration read some school environmental action case studies



In November 2021 we ran the first on-line Waltham Forest Climate Summit for schools and colleges.

Click here to read more on this week long free programme of speakers, resources and local learning opportunities for inspiring collective action and climate leadership. 

This Summit is only the start of dedicated Climate Change Education opportunities for Waltham Forest schools.


If you are a Waltham Forest school or college our Climate Action Outreach Coordinator Poppy Flint is available to guest speak at an assembly, Inset training or run an eco focussed lesson.