In support of our new core value “We care for our world”, Rushcliffe School has recently signed up to join the ‘Let’s Go Zero 2030’, full details of which may be found online: UK Climate Change • Lets Go Zero. The site is full of useful information in support of our longer term ambition to head towards net-zero carbon over the next 9 years. There is also an article on Let’s Go Zero 2030 in the current issue of Educate, the NEU magazine if you would like to read a bit more about it.
As a part of our community first enrichment option, we have partnered with the friary to help them with their current appeal for men’s trainers, sizes 8-11 and women’s trainers, size 5-8. The friary Support local homeless and vulnerable adults who don’t tend to have a change of footwear. Office and formal shoes will not be accepted as they are not appropriate for this collection, however any other trainer style show would be very much appreciated.
The latest LRC year challenge is to design or cut out some shoes for your favourite book character! Draw the character in their new shoes and explain why they would choose them.
There will be achievement points for everyone who enters, with prizes awarded for the best entries. Details on how to enter have been posted on satchel:one. Closing date 14th June.
Last term several Rushcliffe School girls took part in the Girls into Geoscience event held by the University of Leicester Geology department. The event included a range of presentations from women and men who work in geoscience including Martha who talked about her job as a volcanologist working on lava flows, Hedi who dives amongst coral reefs to understand climate, and Mark who talked about investigating the human impact on the earth.
A group of Rushcliffe pupils have recently launched an online newspaper called Students Speak. The paper will be published every three weeks with a variety of articles ranging from school based topics to worldwide news, with its main aim to give students a voice and a place to raise issues important to them.