Leicester City Council has been working on environmental education projects since 2014. Here is a selection of our previous project work and events.
Christmas jumper swap shop 2021
To prevent waste, students and staff swapped Christmas jumpers instead of buying them new!
eBikes for schools
We provided eBikes and training to help get teachers out of their cars and into more active travel
Global goals showcase
Our global goals showcase took place on 17 May 2017 - take a look at this exciting project!
Healthier air for Leicester - schools award
Leicester city schools were encouraged to participate in pollution-reducing activities to meet criteria for the schools award
Leicester Litter Less campaign
Find out about the Leicester Litter Less campaign and how schools got involved in 2019
Litter innovation fund
Finding new ways of reducing and preventing litter/littering through new methods and interventions
Postcard to Paris
Find out about our Postcard to Paris competition and awards evening
Schools' climate emergency fund 2020-2021
In this programme a number of schools were allocated funding and support to deliver energy efficiency measures including solar panels (solar PVs)
LOROS - rocket round Leicester
Leicester schools and community groups pledged to fundraise for LOROS to help to support people with life limiting illnesses and their families
RCE-East Midlands conference 2018
In early March 2018 Leicester City Council hosted a regional conference entitled ‘Creating Young Leaders in Sustainable Development’
Summer reading challenge 2021
Students challenged themselves to read six books over the summer holidays and helped the Wild World Heroes to solve environmental issues
Sunflower growing competition
Now the pumpkin growing competition, schools got involved in growing their own sunflowers at school
Widen your school path to aid social distancing
Widen my path was a government approved website that enabled people to identify locations in need of social distancing aid
Show the love 2022
The Show the love campaign was designed to get the public engaging with their MPs about climate change
Environmental careers conference
In October 2016, Sustainable Schools hosted an environmental careers event aimed at Y9-Y13 students
Please consider the environment.