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St. Paul's Primary School, Belfast

Eco Council


The Eco-Council is the action team and the driving force behind the Eco-Schools work.

It must include:

  • Pupils chosen or elected to represent different year groups and the whole school
  • A member of staff (the Eco-Coordinator) to support but not lead the council


The role of the Eco-Council

The Eco-Council is tasked to:

  • Ensure that the whole school is aware of the Eco-Schools programme
  • Take the lead in carrying out the Environmental Review
  • Ensure that everyone in the school community is represented in the decision-making process (as far as possible)
  • Provide a link between pupils, teachers, senior management team, governors and the whole school community
  • Take the lead in delivering the Eco-Schools Action Plan