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Thank you for taking part in Earth Hour 2018

At 8.30pm on Saturday 24 March 2018, hundreds of millions of people across the world switched off their lights and came together to celebrate Earth Hour. Over 7,000 schools joined us this Earth Hour and made it the biggest and best yet!

Facing the Future Competition

BREAKING NEWS: We’re delighted to announce the winners of our ‘Facing the Future’ Earth Hour competition. Huge congratulations to Archie from Pate's Grammar School in Gloucestershire, Russhunna from Harris Academy in London, and Olivia from Robin Hood Junior School in Surrey; who caught the eye of our judges as budding young climate change reporters. Check out their very special climate change news reports and their #PromiseForThePlanet...



Why not thank your pupils for taking part by downloading the A5 certificates or show your community that your school took part in Earth Hour, by showcasing our A4 certificate in your school reception area.

KS2 and KS3 Resources


Earth Hour Promise


Earth Hour badge!

Badge orders are now sold out.

We are currently experiencing a high demand for the badges - your badges will take approximately 4 weeks to be delivered to your group. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Species Fact Files


Creative Activities


Celebrate and Share

We’re a social bunch here at WWF, and we’d love to hear your Earth Hour stories. There are lots of ways to tell us (and others!) what you've got planned, and we look forward to hearing from you.


  • Tell others that your school is taking part in Earth Hour on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Here is an example post to get you started: We're (@twitterhandle) are taking part #EarthHourUK on Saturday 24 March 2018, are you? @wwf_uk
  • Here (@twitterhandle) have celebrated @wwf_uk #EarthHourUK with a lantern assembly
  • Here (@twitterhandle) have celebrated @wwf_uk #EarthHourUK by having lessons in the dark!
  • Share your Earth Hour promises with us using the relevant #hashtags and @twitterhandle England: @wwf_uk #EarthHourUK, Scotland: @WWFScotland #EarthHourScotland, Wales: @WWFCymru #EarthHourWales or #AwrDdaear




Here's how schools celebrated Earth Hour 2017

We love hearing about how your school is celebrated Earth Hour. If you're looking for inspiration, then take a look at some of our amazing schools and how they are celebrated Earth Hour 2017.