Boost your eco strategy

How can schools take a lead in fixing the planet? Our guide covers how to fund and resource greener projects at your school

Funding for school trips

As restrictions lift, school trips are back on the agenda. So how can you make such enrichment opportunities a reality again for your pupils? Jane Hughes and Sarah Everson look at the options

Net zero in schools: A timeline

Becoming net zero by 2030 requires a long-term plan with clear milestones, says John Barneby, COO of Oasis Community Learning

A case for support

The IDPE's Louise Bennett provides a narrative template, and Tonbridge Grammar School's Pippa Blackstone shows how to put it into practice

Rethink your energy strategy

Making your school more energy efficient can bring big cost savings, as well as wins for the environment

How to get a net zero building

Whether you're in the exciting position of creating a new building, or adapting an existing one, there are plenty of ways to make it greener, says Mark Brown, a consultant for TG Escapes Eco-Buildings

Going solar

Installing solar panels doesn't have to cost the earth, says Ann Flaherty, director of Solar for Schools

How to run a silent auction

Our guide to holding an event to remember

Raise revenue by recycling

Recycling schemes are an easy way to combine waste reduction with fundraising

Stealing back time

Overwhelmed by competing demands on your time? Helen Burge shares her tips on how to speed through your to-do list without distraction

Cut carbon, cut costs

Schools across the UK are signing up to become zero carbon within a decade. So how can cutting your carbon footprint save you money?

Virtual fundraising

Planning events is tricky when the guidelines on public gatherings are constantly shifting. Here's our pick of safe activities that can be run online

Find the right funder

How do you know which funder is the right one for you and how can you maximise your chance of fundraising success?

Make your school greener

Investing in eco initiatives may not seem like a priority when budgets are tight but, says Jane Hughes, it could pay off in more ways than one

Small but mighty

Rural schools face their own unique set of challenges when it comes to income generation - here's how to overcome them

The war on waste

How you can make your fundraising more eco-friendly

Running a raffle

Running a raffle at events can boost profits, but what legal requirements do schools need to adhere to?

Sponsored literacy-linked fundraising ideas

Engage pupils and gain support from parents and teachers with curriculum-linked fundraisers

Boosting profits

The profit you make is the measure of success at your event, so how can you push it further?

Secondhand sales

Second-hand sales are a popular way for schools to raise funds, but don't fall foul of legal requirements

Earn while you learn

Engage pupils and gain support from parents and teachers with curriculum-linked fundraisers

Step-by-step: beetle drive

A beetle drive is a lively and sociable game, which involves rolling dice and drawing a beetle

Step-by-step: bingo event

A bingo event, either for children or families, is simple way to raise money for your school

Step-by-step: ceilidh

A ceilidh is a traditional Gaelic gathering, which promises lots of fun for the whole family

Step-by-step: circus

A circus is a surprisingly easy and profitable fundraiser to organise for your school

Step-by-step: murder mystery

Murder mystery nights make a great choice for an adult social evening, promising lots of fun for little effort

Step-by-step: music festival

Music festivals are a wonderful way to raise money whilst bringing the community together

Step-by-step: quiz night

Quiz nights are popular on the fundraising scene, and these tips will help make your event the best it can be

Step-by-step: swishing

A swishing (or clothes-swapping) party is a fun way to raise money for your cause

Step-by-step: tea dance

An afternoon tea dance sounds inviting, but how do you take the first steps? Nikki Burch leads the way