Parsons Down have now been awarded our Green Flag, making us an official Eco-School!


Eco-Schools is a global environmental programme with 19.5 million children - across 67 countries - taking part. It is a pupil led programme, run by an Eco-Committee comprised of children, teachers, support staff, governors and parents. There are ten Eco-Schools topics for the Eco-Committee to consider:



Global Citizenship

Healthy Living



School Grounds




In our first year, we had to focus on 3 topics and we chose Energy, Waste and Water. This year, our new Eco-Committee were required to choose 2 further topics. They chose School Grounds and Litter.


To find out more about our eco achievements, please read our blog posts towards the bottom of the page.

Our Eco-Committee 2020-21

Our pupil Eco-Committee members are: Elsie B (Giraffe Class), Brooke A (Kingfisher Class), Alistair A (Woodpecker Class), Kit J (Elk Class), Eva S (Sabre Class), Chiara T (Badger Class), George D (Hedgehog Class), Olivia B (Coyote Class), Tom C (Jaguar Class), Josh Brian (Wolf Class), Daniel L (Eagle Class) and Thomas B (Raccoon Class).

Our Deputy Eco-Committee members are: Kyla C (Giraffe), Thomas H (Kingfisher), Cassie R (Woodpecker), Ruby D (Elk), Lauren S (Sabre), Freddie T (Badger), Lily-Ella B (Hedgehog), Eva B (Coyote), Grace P (Jaguar), James H (Wolf), Zuzia G (Eagle) and Logan W (Raccoon).


Bronze Award - Autumn 2019-20

Silver Award - Spring 2019-20

Eco-Code - Summer 2019-20

Green Flag Award - Summer 2019-20

Green Flag Letter - Summer 2019-20

Environmental Review - Autumn 2020-21

Environmental Review Notes - Autumn 2020-21


Class Ideas For Action Plan

Giraffe Class

Kingfisher Class

Woodpecker Class

Elk Class

Sabre Class

Badger Class

Hedgehog Class

Coyote Class

Jaguar Class

Wolf Class

Eagle Class

Raccoon Class

Eco-Committee Meetings

Assembly PowerPoint - 20th January 2021

20th January 2021 - Minutes

Assembly PowerPoint - 9th December 2020

9th December 2020 - Minutes

11th November 2020 - Minutes

14th October 2020 - Minutes

Informing and Involving

Partnership Newsletter - 13/11/20

Partnership Newsletter - 20/11/20


Please let us know if you would like to help or contribute in any way to our Eco-Schools work. If you have any suggestions that you would like to share, please contact our Eco-Coordinator directly:

Take a look at our Eco-Schools From Home page to see what the children are getting up to during lockdown.


Parsons Down Infant School

Paynesdown Road, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 3TE


Tel: 01635 862475


Parsons Down Junior School

Herons Way, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 3SR


Tel: 01635 866700


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