Running a mental health conference

  • 30 students
  • 13 to 17 year olds
  • 6 months

A team of students from Hendon School planned, gained funding for and led a conference at Middlesex University that explored mental health with presentations from mental health experts. The team divided themselves into teams covering communications, logistics, workshops and budget and also conducted an evaluation of the event.

Changing how our school deals with litter

  • 15 students
  • 11 to 16 year olds
  • 6 months

A group of students at Woodbrook Vale School successfully applied for a grant to purchase new recycling bins to go across their school grounds. All rubbish from the school was previously sorted offsite, however students felt that taking ownership for recycling would help to tackle the litter problem in their school.

Fundraising with a community coffee afternoon

  • 28 students
  • 14 to 15 year olds
  • 14 weeks

Following a visit from Save the Children charity, students at King’s Leadership Academy organised and ran a fundraising coffee afternoon that was open to the local community. Students baked cakes and biscuits in advance, on the day there were book sales, live music, raffles and games while students int