Once a school has been awarded the Green Flag it will need to reapply for the award every two years. First applications and renewals use the same online application.
Not all schools renewing their flag will receive a site visit for assessment. The maximum time between site visits for flag renew will be four years. Decisions on who will receive a visit will be based on the information included in the application, familiarity with the school, if the school is an Ambassador Eco-School, whether requirements from previous assessments have been met, regularity of renewal. You may be asked to supply a little more detail in some areas to clarify if you require a site visit or not. If you have any questions regarding this process please contact the Eco-Schools team.
Renewing your Green Flag Award is straightforward. There are three key elements to what you need to do: