Sustainability at the top of parental agenda

A SURVEY has revealed the city’s parents feel environmental education is one of the key factors when choosing a school for their children.

Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 10:56 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 9:06 pm

The survey, carried out by research group Modular Classrooms, revealed over two thirds of Portsmouth parents want their children educated on sustainability.

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Sixty per cent of parents admitted they would be influenced when selecting a school based on its environmental credentials.

Parental feedback from the city’s respondents also felt Years 3 to 6 (age 7 to 11) was the most appropriate time for children to be taught about the environment. More than 3000 parents were questioned nationally.