Schools Environment Programs
School Environment Grants
The grants for 2017-18 have closed and been distributed. Grants are offered once a year and information is distributed in to schools in Term 3.
Projects eligible for funding include:
Waste Ops - Film contest for Year 7 and 8
Cessnock and Maitland Councils are offering Year 7 and 8 students the chance to take part in an exciting short film contest in 2018!
It’s a great way to engage your students, spark their imagination and creativity and improve their persuasive writing skills.
To find out more visit www.wasteops.com.au.
dirtgirlworld’s get grubby program
Council has subscribed to the get grubby program for early education centres.
The program focuses on the enrichment of the early learner and support for their educators around environmental sustainability.
It addresses and explores the key learning outcomes of the National Quality framework for Early Childhood Education and Care.
To find out more email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Threatened Species Teachers Resource Kit
This online kit promotes awareness of threatened species in the Lower Hunter.
It promotes experiential learning through field work and other research such as surveying, mapping and computer activities.
Visit the online Threatened Species Kit.
Plants for National Tree Day
Council provides schools and preschool with native plants for National Tree Day.
An expression of interest form will be sent to schools and preschools in Term 2.
- For more resources, events and contacts also see the NSW Governments Sustainable Schools website.
- If you have any questions please contact Council's Sustainability Officers on 4993 4100 or e-mail email@example.com.