Eco School

Creating a better future…

Nunnery Wood High School continues on its path towards sustainability and in 2009 secured a second Eco-Schools Green Flag.

Eco Schools is in international award programme providing a framework to help embed sustainable principles into the heart of school life.  The Green Flag award is the most prestigious and symbolises excellence in the field of environmental activity, it is externally assessed by ENCAMS (Environmental Campaigns).

NWHS was the first High school in the county to achieve Green Flag status and continues to be a beacon school with high praise for its varied eco activities noted in the schools most recent outstanding Ofsted inspection. The School helped host and lead one of the 4 Worcestershire Eco Schools Conferences, with members of the schools Eco Committee welcoming all delegates with a presentation and running a workshop. The school was also involved with the County Council in it’s preparation for a Beacon Status assessment for their work on Climate Change.

The Eco Schools scheme has enabled students to engage in local, national and global issues. It has provided students with an opportunity to show leadership and share good practice with young people in other schools and has provided a genuine change in school policy and practice in several areas including travel, energy, recycling and litter.