Saltwater School Awards

Saltwater Schools are a passionate community of students, teachers and parents who feel connected to the ocean, and empowered to act for our Big Blue Future!

Saltwater Schools Awards

By joining the Saltwater Schools program, teachers and students will have the opportunity to win an award of recognition on behalf of their school community.

There are three types of award,

Saltwater Schools Communication Award

Award criteria

  • Complete a lesson using one of the Saltwater Schools classroom resources

Saltwater Schools Action Award

Award Criteria
Complete ONE of the following activities:

  • Participate in a Saltwater Schools competition or event
  • Host an ocean excursion, fishing field trip, or marine debris clean-up activity
  • Write a letter to your local council suggesting ways that they could encourage sustainable fishing in your area, or help to prevent litter from entering the ocean

Saltwater Schools Inspire Award

Award Criteria
Complete ONE of the following activities:

  • Host an event or activity at your school to celebrate ocean sustainability
  • Form a student Blue Team group at your school to promote ocean awareness
  • One or more students join the Ocean Youth program with Ocean Future Fund

Nominate your school

To nominate your school for a Saltwater Schools Award, fill out the form below and email to
Saltwater Schools Award Nomination Form
Date of issue: 08 September 2021
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