Programs and curriculum support

Frankston City Council offers a range of programs and support for local schools and their communities in their journey to become more environmentally sustainable.

Limited funding support offered to schools in past years includes:

  • environmental leadership workshops for secondary and primary school students
  • professional development for teachers in environmental sustainability
  • ResourceSmart Schools – support for work in areas of Energy, Waste, Water, Biodiversity and Core
  • wildlife education talks and activities for primary students.

For more information, contact Council's Sustainability Education Officer on or call 1300 322 322

Teachers Environmental Network (TEN)

This network supports local schools and teachers with environmental education resources, information and networking opportunities. 

Facilitated by Council, the popular network is open to all Primary and Secondary schools in the Frankston City municipality. Meetings are usually held once each term.

For more information about the network and to be placed on the contact list for upcoming meetings, contact Council's Sustainability Education Officer on or call 1300 322 322.

Schools Tree Day

Council proudly supports local schools and preschools with indigenous plant donations for their grounds on National Schools Tree Day each July. 

Planet Ark has run this nationwide program for over a decade. Council has donated tens of thousands of trees, shrubs and grasses for planting in schools around our municipality. Over recent years, nearly 4000 trees, shrubs and grasses have been planted in Frankston City on Schools Tree Day, helping to beautify our local environment, provide habitat for wildlife and combat climate change.

For information on how to apply for your school’s free plants donated by Council, please visit our National School Tree Planting Day page.