Welcome to
Solar Schools

We're shining a light on energy use to create a brighter future for all.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
52,697 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's equivalent in mass to
19,518 African forest elephants.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
52,697 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's the equivalent mass of
6,458 Tyrannosaurus rexes.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
52,697 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's equivalent to the mass of
376 blue whales.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
52,697 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's equivalent to
239,533 trees growing for 10 years.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
52,697 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's enough CO2 to fill
9,854 hot-air balloons!

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
52,697 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's equivalent to taking
19,307 Australian cars
off the road for one year.

Since 2004, Solar Schools member have collectively generated
63,005 MWh of solar energy

That's equivalent to the heat energy created from burning
7,739,194 metric tonnes of coal.

Since 2004, Solar Schools member have collectively generated
63,005 MWh of solar energy

That's enough to run
172,616 frost free fridges for one year.

Since 2004, Solar Schools member have collectively generated
63,005 MWh of solar energy

That's enough energy to travel
2,520,191 km on a high-speed train.

We Believe Knowledge is Vital!

Three amazing products, one spectacular goal… to safeguard the planet for generations to come. Discover how our curriculum-aligned resources and exciting content help educate students on how they can take planet-saving action!

Teacher's Toolkit

Teacher's Toolkit

Unit and lesson plans, student activities and more! Our curriculum-aligned resources bring energy and sustainability to life for your students.

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Knowledge Bank

Knowledge Bank

Jam-packed with fun facts, exciting info and engaging content, the Knowledge Bank is designed to support the resources in our Teacher's Toolkit.

Check out the Bank!
Planet Watch

Planet Watch

Is your school the greenest in the galaxy? Find out in our interactive, teacher-led game, which uses real-time energy data to show students how their actions make a difference.

Get your Game on!

What participants are saying about the program

"As teachers, we’re time poor. This definitely makes things easier, by replacing something we’re normally doing."

What participants are saying about the program

"Energy sustainability is an abstract concept. Solar Schools makes it tangible."

What participants are saying about the program

"Access to live data is great. It makes the kids curious."

What participants are saying about the program

"It stimulates curiosity. Kids want to see how other schools are doing, the best and the worst, and find out why."

What participants are saying about the program

"It helps kids understand the importance of data, and makes it simpler to teach."

What participants are saying about the program

"Teacher resources are very worthwhile and lighten the load."

What participants are saying about the program

"This program has integrity. It doesn’t push some corporate agenda."

What participants are saying about the program

"We’ll be introducing this to our entire teacher team. It makes things easier and has good educational value and outcomes."

1200+

Hours of content

100+

Lessons

150+

Resources

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We Take Energy Education Further

Solar Schools comprises a full suite of innovative products, supported by a sophisticated system which monitors and analyses information from all of our member schools.

This allows us to keep track of the energy health of all our schools, while using the data to enhance learning in the classroom.

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Solar Schools Map

Discover all the schools that have joined the Solar Schools program and are making a differences to the future of the planet.

Spanning over Australia and New Zealand we have 1,458 schools in our program. Take a look at our Solar Schools map to get an overview and see how each schools is performing.

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Empower your students to lead the way to a sustainable future.

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