Mr Stanier delivered a though-provoking assembly on this topic last Friday. When students leave BVIS, we hope that they will have acquired a good understanding of some of the big global issues that we face and want to contribute towards resolving them and making the world a better place for all. It would be easier to simply look after ourselves and our local community and feel that that is enough. But if everybody adopts this stance, then poverty, safety and equality around the world will continue to deteriorate. This does have an impact on us all. So our aim is to make sure students feel a true sense of responsibility. The message last week in assembly was clearly that being passive and silent equals to not caring. Therefore inactiveness indirectly contributes to making the world a less safe, less equal and less positive place. As students become adult, it is important that they understand that they need to play their part, as in numbers we are stronger. The environmental dangers that we face globally and locally are prime examples. We will be looking at the impact of global warming in many countries around the world during our International Week, at the start of Term 3.
Mrs Sarah Wild - Head of Secondary