Let’s Go Zero school action:Herne Bay Junior School – Kent, England
Herne Bay Junior School wants to become a green school and wants to reduce all carbon emissions by 2030. For this, they have:
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“We want to be a green school. We want to be net zero by 2030. This is our first big statement to show that we are serious.”
Nick Foreman Site Operations Manager
The forest area is run by the leader of outdoor education. His work has been to extend the forest nearly to a whole acre. The school also has a pond and forest trails used for outdoor lessons.
The school installed solar panels that supply about 1/3 of the school’s total electrical needs.
They have an eco-plan to reduce all carbon emissions by 2030.
The curriculum emphasizes a lot of outdoor activities: running forest evenings, outdoor cooking events, and camping overnight.