Haileybury Astana Eco School

Haileybury Astana Eco School

The Eco-Schools Programme has become popular all over the globe.

Haileybury Astana is actively working to contribute to positive changes. Our pupils are encouraged to provide ideas and make new eco-projects.

Sustainability awareness is included in the Curriculum of the school. All the actions that are happening at Haileybury Astana's Eco-School will lead us to the Green Flag Eco-School status. Our common goal is to make changes and achieve a sustainable world.

We have interviewed our new Eco-Coordinator, Sarah Palmer about Haileybury Astana's Eco-School.

 

What is Eco-Schools?

Eco-Schools is a global programme for environmental education. 

Here at Haileybury Astana, we are working towards achieving the Green Flag Eco-School status which is an internationally acknowledged symbol for environmental excellence.

 

Purposes and Impact of Eco-School on pupils' mindset

The main aim of the Eco-Schools programme is to educate and give power to young people to make positive decisions and become change-makers.

Some benefits of participating in the Eco-Schools programme  for pupils:

  • Students engage in tackling environmental problems on a local scale. Through their ventures, they will be able to see tangible results, which will help to motivate them to realise that they can make a difference.
  • It helps to improve the students’ attitudes towards developing a sustainable mindset which they can apply in their everyday life.
  • It can help to spread the message of the importance of environmental protection amongst family and friends and the wider community.

 

How does Haileybury Astana apply sustainability to school life?

We encourage pupils to take actions on a small scale to work towards sustainability.

  • Recycling stations for the collection of paper and plastic bottles
  • Monitor energy consumption in school
  • Raise awareness of the need to reduce the amount of single-use plastic used in school and the amount of food waste
  • Raise money to put towards animal adoption schemes
  • Environmental education integrated into our curriculum from KG-Year 13

 

News
27.09.2022
Register for English Olympiad
The English Department of Haileybury Astana would like to welcome 11-16 year old students to take part in the second English Olympiad.
26.09.2022
The Haileybury Astana Full and Partial Scholarship Competition is open
Starting from November 2022 to February 2023, Haileybury Astana will be holding a grant competition for 16-year-old students to study the two-year IB Diploma Programme for 2023. The candidates will take tests that include Mathematics and English subjects, and verbal and non-verbal logic.
23.09.2022
Over £2500 raised for the World of Equal Opportunities fund
On the 17th of September, we held a Haileybury Day Charity Event to support The World of Equal Opportunities fund which promotes sports games among children with disabilities in Kazakhstan.
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