Declare a Climate Emergency

75 Whole-school activities KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5

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Schools are responding to the global youth climate strikes by examining how they could be channeling their pupil's passion into meaningful action.   For many, this means exploring the idea of declaring a climate emergency.

The schools below were the first in the UK to declare a climate emergency:   
Bristol Grammar School

Each responds to the emergency in their own way but all have a pupil-centred response, empowering students to take action and make positive change for the planet within their schools.  

This guide provides a starting point for what this might look like for your school.  


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