Schools work on each theme for a two-year cycle before they apply for a Renewal of the Green Flag.
Criteria for Renewal of the Green Flag
You are currently in at least your 2nd school year of working on your current theme
You have completed all Seven Steps of the Green-Schools programme
You have maintained work for the previous themes for which you have been awarded a Green Flag
You have conducted a thorough Environmental Review
You have a current Action Plan, with future targets
You have completed an Action Day
You have received at least one Renewal Visit
The deadline for receipt of Application Forms for Renewal of the Green Flag for Acadmic Year 2012/13 is March 22nd 2013.
N.B. You need to have a Renewal Visit before you submit your Application for the Renewal of the Green Flag.