Welcome to the Eco-Schools Energy Efficient Schools Competition! A chance for you to win big energy efficiency prizes for your Eco-School from UK Energy Partners throughout the 2016-17 academic year.

eco-schools_rgbAs an official Eco-Schools partner we are proud to be launching the Eco-Schools Energy Efficient Schools Competition, in conjunction with Eco-Schools England.

This is an exciting opportunity for all Eco-Schools England members to enter a free competition, to demonstrate your commitment to energy efficiency and to win a selection of valuable prizes for your Eco-School.

Sponsored by UK Energy Partners, the Eco-Schools Energy Efficient Schools Competition is easy to enter.

The competition will run over the 2016-17 academic year over three terms, with a winner at the end of each term, and an overall winner announced in June 2017.

The prizes

  1. An LED lighting upgrade for the overall winning Eco-School
  2. Three metering and monitoring systems for the three end-of-term winners
  3. Plus 50 energy efficiency surveys for your Eco-School by qualified surveyors to the first 50 valid entrants.

Not an Eco-Schools member?

70% of English schools have taken the plunge –  so why not join them? Eco-Schools provides a simple framework to help make sustainability an integral part of school life. It enhances the curriculum and gets the whole school united behind something important.

What’s more, joining the Eco-Schools programme is completely free and makes tackling sustainable issues manageable and easy for any school, whether you’re a LA nursery, primary school, secondary school or a school with special status.

Becoming part of Eco-Schools is simple. Registration is free for schools and can be completed online.

Once registered, schools will receive regular Eco-Schools newsletters and email bulletins with access to national and regional information, competitions and funding.

How to enter

Eco-Schools members simply need to complete the online entry form below. The first 50 valid entries will all be eligible for a free energy efficiency survey for your Eco-School, conducted by a qualified energy surveyor from UK Energy Partners.

Full competition details including details of the prizes, plus T&Cs can be found here.


Enter the Eco-Schools Energy Efficient Schools Competition here

Answers must be submitted by 14th December 2016, and the winner will be published by 9th January 2017. The first 50 valid entrants will be eligible to win an energy efficiency survey, to be undertaken by a qualified UK Energy Partners surveyor.

  • Your answer could include energy efficient lighting, heating or controls such as sensors; or even a behavioural change project within the school. Describe the project, its cost (if known), how you went about it, or how you propose to, its aims and the results (or predicted results). Good luck!
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