WELSH GOVERNMENT PRESS RELEASE: PUPILS CELEBRATE PLATINUM+ STATUS
Pupils at Glan-y-Môr have proven their green credentials after being awarded a top eco award.
Glan-y-Môr have been awarded the prestigious Platinum Flag Award for its second year after previously gaining three Green Flag Awards thanks to the environmental education programme, Eco-Schools.
Eco-Schools is an international programme run in Wales by environmental charity, Keep Wales Tidy and funded by the Welsh Government. Over 90% of schools in Wales are registered on the programme.
The Eco-Schools programme inspires and empowers pupils to be leaders of change in their community, helping them learn about sustainable living and global citizenship while giving them the information and support they need to make changes that will benefit their school, local environment and wider community, such as reducing waste, energy consumption, transport, biodiversity, healthy living and litter issues.
Mr R Naylor, said:
“This is an incredible achievement for Glan-y-Môr’s continuing efforts in promoting our Eco committee in school and as part of our wider community”.The Platinum Flag is a very impressive achievement and highlights the enthusiasm and commitment that Glan-y-Môr has towards sustainable development”.