Schools & childcare

If you are from a school, early education centre or childcare facility in the Waverley area, Council can help support you to make environmentally-friendly improvements.

Green SparksGreen Sparks

Green Sparks is a fun program that supports students to come up with creative ideas to affect the environment in a positive way - with the added advantage of the chance to win funds to implement their project!

Teachers And Early Educator’s Network Teachers And Early Educator’s Network

The Eastern Suburbs Sustainable Schools Network (ESSSN) hosts meetings and workshops for teachers and parents from schools and early education centres in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. The network facilitates the exchange of ideas, knowledge and resources to support sustainability and environmental education.

Solar My SchoolSolar My School

Solar my School is an Eastern Suburbs initiative and program to help local schools navigate a path to solar success by choosing the right solar system and setting them up with a reliable installer, as well as providing materials to teach students about the benefits of solar.

Join The Compost RevolutionJoin The Compost Revolution

Schools and early education centres can get free worm farms and compost bins through the Compost Revolution Program

Grants And Funding Opportunities

Grants And Funding Opportunities

Have a great project idea for your school or early education centre but have limited budget?  Secure funding for your environmental initiatives here.

Create A Habitat Garden Create A Habitat Garden

Create a home for wildlife like birds, possums and lizards in your school and centre! Habitat Stepping Stones is a web based tool that helps you create a native garden with all the essential elements. It lists plants suitable to your area and includes useful videos to help educate children and provide an important connection to nature.

Native SeedlingsNative Seedlings

Free native seedlings are available as part of National Tree Day to school and centres who have pledge to create a harden through Habitat Stepping Stones. Requests must be made by June. Email or call 9083 8049 to find out how your school can get involved.

Travelling To Schools Safely And HealthilyTravelling To Schools Safely And Healthily

Many parents and teachers are sick of sitting in traffic on the run to school and are concerned children's safety around the school. Council supports sever programs aimed at reducing traffic around schools to help make them a healthy and safe environment.

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