Change-maker

All activities

Implementing the changes that will make a real difference to your school's energy consumption and carbon footprint

A collection of 23 activities relevant to a range of subjects and key stages.

Appoint pupil energy monitors in all classes

5 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5 Citizenship

Campaign for a meat-free day of school dinners

30 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 Citizenship

Declare a Climate Emergency

75 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5

Make draught proofing equipment

5 KS1 KS2 Design and Technology

Run a campaign for the whole school community - Challenge 1 degree

This activity involves your pupils running a campaign which will involve everyone in the school community, from pupils, staff, families and others in the school neighbourhood.

50 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5 Citizenship English

Run a themed event focused on energy use

One way to raise awareness of your energy saving mission among your school community is to hold a big event that involves everyone. This gets everyone, all teachers and pupils and even families, thinking about reducing energy waste and carbon emissions.

30 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5 Citizenship

Run a whole school lights switch off competition

30 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5 Citizenship

Turn off the heating for the summer

30 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5

Turn the school heating down by 1°C

30 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5 Citizenship

Write an energy action plan for your school

30 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5 Citizenship Geography Maths Science

Other (please specify)

5 KS1 KS2 KS3