Students at Cowes Enterprise College have once again earned a Distinction in the coveted Green Flag Award, as part of their work with the academy’s Eco-Council.
The internationally acclaimed Green Flag award, granted by Eco-Schools, celebrates the environmental accomplishments of youth, highlighting the significance of their dedicated efforts. This accolade also acknowledges their contributions towards fostering a greener and more sustainable school environment.
Eco-Schools, in their assessment, lauded the students’ unwavering commitment to environmental preservation and their proactive participation in sustainability projects. Their collaborative approach, involving a diverse array of school community stakeholders, reflects an inclusive ethos.
The Green Flag with Distinction award recognises students’ strategic planning, evident in projects such as beach cleans and the creation of a Remembrance Garden. This accolade underscores the remarkable impact of the Eco-Council’s community-oriented actions, amplifying awareness and commitment to environmental stewardship.
Eco-Schools England Manager, Adam Flint, said:
“The Eco-Schools Green Flag award is an internationally recognised symbol of high environmental standards. The pupils and school staff that earn the award deserve immense credit for their hard work, determination, and creativity. Their passion for protecting our planet is an inspiration to us all.”
Principal, Rachel Kitley, said:
“Securing the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award demands enthusiasm, dedication, and a resolute intention to create an impact. The remarkable achievements of our students are a source of immense pride. Their unwavering commitment serves as an inspiration, filling us with hope for the future of our planet.”