Oxfam Pop Up Shop

Oxfam Pop Up Shop

Oxfam were so impressed with Bootham’s pop-up shop model that they have used it as a template to encourage other schools to do the same.  See just how Liz Brown and WAG run the annual event… Pop-up Shop...
Behind the Barcodes

Behind the Barcodes

Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry, reveals a new report published by Oxfam today.  The report, ‘Ripe for Change’, also assesses the policies and...
#EndhungerUK Poetry competition

#EndhungerUK Poetry competition

Congratulations to Carol Chen in Middle Schoolrooms who has come third in a national poetry competition aimed at raising awareness of hunger in the UK. Casia Wiliam, Welsh Children’s Laureate and one of the judges, felt her poem was “Very powerful. It gives a strong...
Poems for change

Poems for change

This week WAG have entered the #EndhungerUK poetry competition.  The poems below have been written by Bootham students. The campaign is working to highlight the route causes of poverty in the UK which lead to hunger. Find out more about them on twitter following...
Busy times for WAG

Busy times for WAG

Last week the students from WAG (World Shaper Action Group) signed up to the International Women’s Day pledge.  For more information or to see how you can sign up please go to internationalwomensday.com .  They also sent a letter to Rachael Maskell MP urging...