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Let’s Go Zero 2030

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. 

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Student Voice – Friary trainer donation

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.

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The Empathy Shoe Shop

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.

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Non-uniform day raises over £1600

Rushcliffe School recently held a non-uniform day (sports shirts for the Sixth Form) to support two organisations fighting racism in our local community. Thank you for supporting your child with their donation, through non-uniform and a delicious bake sale we raised over £1600!

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Girls into Geoscience

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.

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Rushcliffe pupils launch new student paper

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.

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Tune Up Tuesday

Today is Tune Up Tuesday. A day to celebrate and support the Arts Industry. In school today, students have participated in short Upskill arts activities and watched short Upcoming interviews with arts professionals including Greg Davies, Dame Darcey Bussell and British photographer Rankin.

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Rushcliffe Sixth Form Virtually welcome back ASSET

Although the pandemic has prevented our regular annual visit from ASSET we are delighted to be showing ASSET’s video presentation to our current Y12 students this week to inform them about the charity’s vital work and give them the opportunity to register for the programme.

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