Yorkshire student calls on her MP to support school’s journey to zero carbon

A 14-year old student from Yorkshire, Mathilde Iveson from St Francis Xavier School has written to her MP Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to ask him to visit the school and help her and fellow students progress their plans to be a zero-carbon school.  She has asked him to help the school increase biodiversity through more

Seven young people from around the world to join a live summit

On World Children’s Day, the second edition of the Young Activists Summit (#YAS20) will give young people from around the planet a platform to speak up about the world they want for tomorrow.   The event will be held online on 20 November 2020 at 14:00 and is co-organised by the NGO dev.tv, the United

Two teenagers awarded prestigious engineering scholarship

Two students at Strathallan School in Perthshire, Scotland, have been offered Arkwright Engineering Scholarships.   The most prestigious scholarship of its type in the UK, it aims to inspire and nurture school-age pupils to be the country’s future leaders of the engineering profession.  Charlotte and Cameron beat thousands of students nationally in a rigorous selection process