Schools Global Footprint

Graphic of Schools Global Footprint globe

Schools Global Footprint is a teaching resource that helps you to explore and to reduce the environmental effect your school has on the planet.

The global footprint calculator is a great tool for helping you reduce your schools’ ecological footprint by taking action on six topic areas including: energy, transport, food, waste, water and buildings.

Global footprint calculator

Get started straight away and calculate your footprint.

Teaching resources

Supporting documents and links to help you get the most out of global footprint activities.

About Schools Global Footprint

Find information about the resource and its intended use.


Series of videos taking teachers through the teacher's handbook.

Important news

Go to the Exploring Climate Change website, a resource for Scottish secondary schools to encourage young people to investigate and act to tackle climate change
Gain essential background information about climate change as well as easy access to topical news and resources.