What did your school do? Thornleigh High School Bolton
Here Emma Lyon describes the impact of the I Can project
Describe the number of pupils directly and indirectly involved.
- Global Leaders is open to all Year groups, and we currently have around 30 students from Year 8-11 work directly/indirectly on projects
- Eco Group has around 10 member from KS3
- The whole school is informed and invited to take part in activities during the assemblies
Write a few bullet points about the long-term legacy of the project on the school, consider climate education, pupils developing skills and the running of Climate conferences.
- We are continuing to embed a global curriculum and are working to include the sustainable development goals across the curriculum.
- New projects are regularly being discussed during meetings.
- Impact on the International School Award
- students are becoming more aware of climate issues and critically thinking about issues.
- continuing to develop links with climate organisations across the world and in our own community.
Behaviour change – has there been a shift in the behaviours of the school and wider community as a result of the project eg- walking more, different diets, energy efficiency, less consumption.
- more students ride a bike to school.
- plastic free in school with recyclable products/packaging from the canteen
- more energy conscious about turning off lights and equipment
- use recycled paper across all the school
- awareness of littering - this has been significantly reduced
Pupils voice and Action- are your pupils able to raise issues and share their views on this topic with greater confidence because of the work done?
- Students are more conscious of climate issues and can talk more confidently about the changes and impacts
- confidence in public speaking