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Upcoming events and training

We provide schools with opportunities to engage in environmental activities through training sessions. Keep checking back to this page regularly for updates.

Further information

Great Big Green Week 2021 - 18 - 26 September

  • School information sessions
    • Wednesday 25 August 2021 – 4pm, on Microsoft Teams 
    • Friday 27 August 2021 – 12.30pm, on Microsoft Teams 
  • Events
    • Secondary Conference – Tuesday 21 September 9.30-2.30pm
    • Film Festival – Monday 20 September – Thursday 24 September, evenings
    • Climate March and plastic free picnic – Friday 24 September - 12noon-2.30pm
    • Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots celebration – Wednesday 22 September – 1pm-1.30pm

Visit the Great Big Green Week page for more information.

Eco-Schools Training

  • Session 1 - Wednesday 15th September, 1 – 3.30pm (virtual)
  • Session 2 – Friday 14th January, 1 – 3.30pm (Face to face, venue to be confirmed)
  • Session 3 – Monday 9th May, 1 – 3.30pm (Face to face, venue to be confirmed) 

Grow Your Own Grub Celebration

  • Monday 27 September 2021, 1 - 2pm, on Microsoft Teams

Carbon Literacy training

  • October 2021 - Monday 4th October 4.30-6.30pm, Monday 11th 4.30-6.30pm, Monday 25th October 4.30-6.30pm, virtual on Teams)
  • January 2022 (Face to face, venue to be confirmed)
  • May 2022 (Face to face, venue to be confirmed)

Find out more on the Carbon Literacy Project page.

#EcoTeachMeets

  • Thursday 7th October 2021, 4 – 5.30pm (Face to face, venue to be confirmed) 
  • Monday 21st February 2011, 4 – 5.30pm (Face to face, venue to be confirmed)
  • Tuesday 24th May 2022, 4 – 5.30pm (Face to face, venue to be confirmed)

Find information out past events on the #EcoTeachmeets information page

COP26 Eco-Schools Roadshows 2021

  • Monday 1 November 2021 - Moat College
  • Tuesday 2 November 2021 - Beaumont Leys School
  • Wednesday 3 November 2021 - The City of Leicester College
  • Thursday 4 November 2021 - Venue to be confirmed
  • Friday 5 November 2021 - St Paul’s Catholic School
  • Monday 8 November 2021 - Rushey Mead Academy
  • Tuesday 9 November 2021 - Venue to be confirmed
  • Wednesday 10 November 2021 - Castle Mead Academy
  • Thursday 11 November 2021 - Soar Valley College

How to apply for your Green Flag Training

  • Wednesday 11 May, 3 - 4.30pm, on Microsoft Teams

Grow Your Own Grub 2022

  • GYOG Training, Wednesday 16th March, 4 – 5.30pm (Face to face, venue to be confirmed)
  • Pumpkin Training, Thursday 19th May, 4 - 5.30pm (Face to face, venue to be confirmed)
  • Wheelbarrow collection, Friday 1st July, all day
  • Saturday 2nd July, 12-3pm (Abbey Pumping Station)
  • Wheelbarrow return, Monday 4th July, all day

Eco-Schools and Food for Life Celebration 2022

  • Wednesday 22 June, 9.30am - 2.30pm, City Hall

Virtual Assemblies

  • Fairtrade Fortnight 2022, Monday 21 February, 1pm (virtual on Teams)
  • Earth Hour 2022, Friday 25th March, 1pm (virtual on Teams)
  • Earth Day 2021, 22nd April (during holidays) 25 April 2021 – 1pm
  • World Environment Day, 5th June (during holidays) 6 April 2021 – 1pm

If you would like more information or to book, please contact the Environmental Education Team Eco-Schools@leicester.gov.uk 

 

 

Please consider the environment.