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Accrington St Christopher’s Church of England High School

Accrington St Christopher’s Church of England High School

A grand salute to our Princess Diana award winner – Chloe Bonner

Chloe Bonner from Accrington St Christopher’s Church of England High School swiped the Most Outstanding Individual Award last year at the Roots & Shoots Awards! And this year, she has been nominated a Diana AwardHolder. The Diana Award is the only charity set up in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales and her belief that young […]

Featured Individual: Amelia Litherland

Our 2019 Most Outstanding Individual Award Winner. Amelia Litherland has been an animal lover since she was young, saving any injured or distressed wildlife. Even feeding an injured magpie at school, when no sanctuary would take it. She eventually found one and persuaded a teacher to drive over 20 miles to help it! She has […]

TES Awards

After hearing about our successful shortlisting for the TES sustainable Schools Award we shared the news with Roots & Shoots immediately. Over the past ten years sustainability has suffered by firstly falling off the curriculum and the 2020 sustainability goals seeming to be long forgotten about. I thought such charities giving students a voice for the […]

Local Schools support Roots & Shoots

At the last Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Eco Cluster Meeting, all schools said they would yet again try to make outfits inspired by the Trashion Show which has featured at the Annual Awards ceremony. Schools are encouraging pupils to look beyond the price tag and consider the ethical impact of clothing. The true cost of […]

Accrington St. Christopher’s High School students – one of the six finalists of the STEM Challenge

During British Science Week, Key Stage 3 pupils took part in two special science lessons to inspire students to use their creativity and science knowledge to solve challenges. On the morning of Friday 20 March, not only was the solar eclipse visible over our school, but also, James King launched his new Eco Schools Anthem […]

The Children’s Sustainability Conference – St Christopher’s CE High School and Sixth Form

In 2013 St Christopher’s hosted the Lancashire Children’s Sustainable Conference for 30 primary schools. 300 pupils attended workshops generating ideas and inspiration to take back to their own communities. Accompanying teachers also benefited from access to a range of external experts enabling them to develop an integrated climate change curriculum in one day.    This year […]