A net Zero School
Spratton Hall School aims to be a zero net carbon school by September 2028.
We recognise the impact our school has on the environment, and therefore aim to increase our understanding of
sustainability and reduce our carbon footprint, both within our community and in partnership with our external suppliers.
- Avoid the use of single-use plastics.
- Recycle all used plastic, paper, and cardboard.
- Use our school Eco Club to increase the pupil’s understanding about the environment and to encourage them to think about sustainability at Spratton Hall.
- Use our Forest School to help inform pupils about the environment and our natural surroundings.
- Operate a clothes bank and a second hand uniform shop.
- Reduce, reuse and recycle any technology, including old computers, batteries and ink cartridges.
- Run a morning minibus service to reduce traffic to school.
- Continue to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels with initiatives such as our new solar panels ,and monitoring and reducing electricity consumption.
- Source local produce where possible.
- Reduce water consumption by introducing tap limiters throughout the school.
- Purchasing and installing water butts throughout the school grounds.
- Installing a wind turbine on site.
- Establishing some bee colonies in the school ground.
- Planting 105 trees from the Woodland Trust.
- Planting a pollen and nectar rich plant mix in fields adjacent to the school grounds.
- Increasing our number of solar panels.
- Reducing our reliance on petrol and diesel vehicles.
- Installing electric car charger points within the school ground.