Crew EJN and SHA join forces to watch and discuss Newsround this week

Crew EJN and SHA joined forces on Thursday to watch the stories on this weeks episode of Newsround.

We discussed the following:

  • New rules that Instagram have put in place about advertising dieting products. The pupils agreed with this rule and discussed positive body image and how social media can affect the way you feel about yourself.
  • We spoke about Mrs Hannam’s favourite topic (not) … Brexit and our Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He has been asked to come up with a new Brexit solution before the end of September.
  • Burger Kings decision to stop giving plastic toys out with their kids meals. The pupils agreed that this was a good idea and would help to reduce the use of plastic and help the environment.
  • A swimmer called Sarah Thomas who swam for 54 hours (non stop!) for a total of 130 miles! Students said that she was extremely brave and showed lots of courage.

It was lovely to spend time together as crews and will look into joining forces again to discuss what is happening in the world.

Well done crew EJN and SHA!

It’s been a busy week for crew EJN. We have re-visited the guiding question from our outward bound adventure in Wales ‘What is Crew?’ and discussed what this looks like now we are back at school.

We had a whip around during Thursday’s crew of any appreciations, apologies or stands from the week and decided which ones to take through to our whole school community meeting on Friday.

Crew EJN have also started reading ‘Kits Wilderness’ by David Almond for our book club and creating bookmarks.