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Education for Sustainable Development
|The aim of this site is to provide resources to support Hackney schools in developing ‘Out-of-School-Hours’ environmental activities which further the aims of Extended Schools (with reference to "Every Child Matters") and Healthy Schools (with links to physical activity, healthy lifestyles and emontional health and well-being).
What is Sustainable Development? - click on the link for more information (DCSF site).
An out-of-school-hours (aka. study support) environmental club can improve achievement in all areas of the curriculum (especially science, citizenship and sustainable development) and help pupils to develop personal and social skills.
Information about potential funding sources for environmental projects in schools (award schemes and grant making trusts).
Environmental Study Support small grants for 2007-08 – following the success of last year’s programme, Hackney schools are again invited to apply this year for up to £200 to support their environmental study support projects. Click on the links to download the simple action plan.
The examples of good practise from last year's scheme can be found in Case studies section.
Current grants/award schemes - a complete listing of the current and the best funding opportunities for school environmental activities.
The ‘support’ section on the Sustainable Schools area of TeacherNet contains information about funding grants, awards and competitions.
Continyou (funded by DfES) is an extensive online resource – ‘If you're from a school or local authority and need some great ideas and practical information for developing, running and sustaining study support as part of the extended '8 to 6' services you provide, then Extra Time 8 to 6 is the resource for you!’
The Continyou website has up-to-date information on accessing funding for out-of-school-hours and extended schools activities: (information like where to access funding: statutory funds, charitable trusts, corporate sponsorship, donations)