Lots of charities and institutions have created toolkits for schools. They cover all aspects of air pollution and what schools can do about it, from how to undertake audits, how to engage parents, how to talk about it in the classroom

…and much more.

Global Action Plan Toolkit – Sign up for their Clean Air For Schools Framework which is provided through the ‘Transform Our World’ resource hub on the GAP website.

School Audit Toolkit – London Mayor Sadiq Khan had 50 of the worst polluted primary schools in London audited in 2018 and as a result produced a how-to DIY audit kit for others to use, as well as a comprehensive list of measurements to reduce emissions and exposure.


Guidance for Children, Schools and Local Communities – The aim of this document is to translate complex science into simple action points that enable schools, children and communities to make informed decisions and help reduce the exposure of school children to air pollution.

CleanerAirSooner Toolkits – Submit a request for different toolkits for projects to improve outside air quality for schools through their website.

Eco-schools – A global programme for schools encouraging environmental action.


Developing Sustainability: Guidance for school governors – This can help evaluate and develop the governors approaches to environmental sustainability, posing questions that they might ask about what their school is doing.  



Islington – Clean Air Toolkit for School – This toolkit was developed by Islington Council Pollution Team with the support of the Islington Clean Air Parent group.


Leicester School Toolkit – Every action in this toolkit will bring you one step closer to having cleaner air for your students.


Oxford – Stop Project Toolkit – This provides tools to identify areas of poor air quality around your school, to promote pupil understanding of the causes and impacts of air pollution, to give ideas for engaging staff, pupils and parents/carers in improving air quality and to Help to reduce children’s exposure to air pollutants, within the school and through their travel


SurreyCleaner Air 4 Primary Schools – A toolkit designed by London Sustainability Exchange (LSx) to help you teach your primary school class about air quality.

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