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Get FREE support from a Climate Action Advisor

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Is your school looking for support to become zero carbon?

As part of the Let’s Go Zero campaign our team of Climate Action Advisors are here to give free and tailored advice to help green England’s school buildings, transport, menus and more.

What is a Climate Action Advisor?

Climate Action Advisors are independent experts, who offer free support for schools, colleges, and nurseries across England. We support schools to understand their carbon impact, make effective plans, and find funding and resources. We work with schools of any size, even those that are just starting their sustainability journey. We also spotlight local opportunities for how schools can work together.

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This feels like a bit of a threshold moment where I can actually see something good and ambitious happening.” 

Esther Gray, Vice-Principal, The Ferrers School, Meridian Trust 

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We have met as an eco-team every week since you came in. The kids are loving it!”

Fran, Primary Sustainability Lead, Rugby 

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I definitely didn’t want any token gestures. These are brilliant, really practical measures.”

Emma Johnson, Headteacher, Ravenshead CofE Primary School 

7 reasons to get help from our advisors

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1. Work out your school’s current emissions.

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2. Greener journeys to and from school.

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3. Develop delicious low carbon menus.

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4. Access local and national funding. 

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5. Lower energy, waste and water bills. 

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6. Create sensory gardens and vegetable patches.

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7. Discover free, inspiring curriculum resources. 

Our team can help your school: 

  • Seize the quick wins that reduce energy use and wider carbon impact​.
  • Upgrade existing school buildings – advisors will help you prioritise and explore different options, and understand routes to funding (private and government).
  • Boost strategic sustainability across multi-academy trusts​.
  • Get further support from local and national organisations​.
  • Connect with other local schools, to share ideas on sustainability​.
  • Build an effective climate action plan.

How we offer support

  • 1:1 phone and online expertise. Site visits to schools – working hand in hand with site staff.
  • Informing and inspiring schools at network meetings and regional events.
  • Bringing schools together with the latest information at regular webinars and group calls.

When will Climate Action Advisors arrive in my area? 

Advisors are already working in the Midlands, South East, South West, London and East of England.

We will be working in Yorkshire & Humberside, North West, and North East England from autumn 2024.

Get in touch to find out how our Climate Action Advisors can start helping your school reach it’s climate goals today.

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