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02/12/22

Retweetd From KRSCP

What can you do locally in your settings to promote safety for women and girls between now and 10 December for 16 Days of Activism? You can see what some London boroughs are doing here: https://t.co/htqgrx2CLW

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30/11/22

Once again it was busy in the kitchen as the Great Waldegrave Bake Off continues. The Y9 winners this week are Yasmin, Abi and Ellie! Congrats 👏🏻 Next to rise to the challenge will be Y8: Ready, Set, Bake! 🎂 https://t.co/YeNJ7ltAMC

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29/11/22

Thinking about training to be a teacher? Join the Waldegrave Training Alliance! https://t.co/NFiVAQ0COI

28/11/22

Retweetd From KRSCP

The 16 Days of Activism serve as a call to action and a reminder that the most prevalent type of human rights abuse in the world is violence against women and girls https://t.co/r3hJKDXmdU

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28/11/22

Retweetd From WEP Richmond

Show solidarity on final day of International Movement for the Elimination of Violence Against Women & Girls by joining White Ribbon Torch Walk, Teddington Dec 10 4.30 @ Landmark Arts Centre. Show those suffering they are not alone. https://t.co/6lwdODjXh4

28/11/22

Retweetd From KRSCP

If all men and boys committed to the White Ribbon qualitites, women and girls would feel supported and be free to thrive. ALLY CARING EMPATHETIC COURAGEOUS GENTLE RESILIENT RELIABLE HOPEFUL PRINCIPLED REFLECTIVE SUPPORTIVE

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1596864365319573511

27/11/22

Retweetd From Safer Schools

Check out our updated advice and guidance about TikTok including new feature TikTok NOW: https://t.co/Ix3KowTixQ https://t.co/XiAnLG3aNq

25/11/22

Today is the start of 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Violence. This is a good reminder why the campaign exists https://t.co/MduqWdksCl

25/11/22

Retweetd From AfCLocalOfferKingstonRichmond

Free for children and young people who qualify for benefits related free school meals! Grab your place now ! https://t.co/jZ2xWwZZyL

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1595813375010869252

24/11/22

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

Parental conflict post separation can feel hugely stressful. No Kids in the Middle group therapy can help. Sessions are being offered to families in London in 2023. Find out more https://t.co/mciWRHwRCO https://t.co/PHJT5YL7Gi

24/11/22

Retweetd From DSM Foundation

We're SO excited Fiona's new book for parents is coming so soon! We know how much it's needed, and we know it will be such a help to anyone parenting through those (sometimes) tricky teenage years https://t.co/AFW2cbAU2N

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23/11/22

A huge thank you to for giving ten of our selected Waldegrave rugby players an amazing training session last Friday. Not only that, but they got to meet the and have a Q&A session with them. 🏉#womeninrugby https://t.co/CavFh09mS9

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21/11/22

Retweetd From Richmond Council

Join a White Ribbon Torch Walk taking next month, to make a stand against violence against women and girls. You can take part without registering so grab a torch, join us, show solidarity, and raise awareness. 📅 Sat 10 December 🕔 4.30pm 📍 Centre, Teddington https://t.co/7CDhKWlbpF

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18/11/22

Retweetd From Robin Brown

Please come and show solidarity with the council and local groups working to combat violence against women and girls. White Ribbon Torch Walk Saturday 10th December in Teddington. https://t.co/UOtedNsdjF

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1593654275036495872

18/11/22

The Y10 Great Waldegrave Bake Off has come to an end and the results are in! The winning cake and our star bakers of the round goes to Paige, Phoebe & Gracie! In 2nd place was India & Jay and 3rd went to Emily & Ava. All bakers did a fantastic job, well done! https://t.co/i4KGQ0ShrB

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1593260320755052546

17/11/22

Wow - a jampacked University & Careers Insight day for Y12s! First lectures from , then speed networking with 20 professionals followed by LinkedIn workshop to create a professional profile. 🙏🙏to all who took part https://t.co/bsciO5pZgv

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1593207765698506752

17/11/22

Congratulations to our Y7/8 football team who won both their matches⁩ 6-0 this week against ⁦⁩ & ⁦⁩. Their teamwork & sportsmanship was impressive - they are yet to concede any goals! Well done! https://t.co/9k9i9nFQVs

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15/11/22

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

Following a separation, it is important to protect the relationship children have with both parents. No Kids in the Middle group therapy can help. Places are free or heavily subsidised. London-based families can apply here: https://t.co/qcP0BFBnWK https://t.co/bbds4ak8IX

11/11/22

To commemorate Remembrance Day we reflected on sacrifices made in war & conflict followed by a live rendition of The Last Post & one minute silence. View the performances of The Last Post & A Flower Remembered: https://t.co/2oz4Va1Z6q and https://t.co/9KrfG7opiU

10/11/22

Retweetd From Imperial College London Outreach

Applications are open for our Year 10 & 12 STEM Futures programmes for students of Black heritage. Interested in STEM?! Find out more and apply here: https://t.co/9x65SOVreE Yr.10 apply by 6 Dec! Yr.12 apply by 21 Nov!

Are Young People Facing an Eco-Anxiety Epidemic?

Are Young People Facing an Eco-Anxiety Epidemic?

 

Climate Activism and How Eco-Anxiety is Linked to it? By Dila K

 

   A climate activist is a person who actively campaigns to have issues of climate change recognized and addressed. Climate activists are involved with climate change and they have to deal with lots of bad news so it is hard for them not to develop eco-anxiety.

 

Eco anxiety refers to a fear of ecological disaster and people aged 15-25 are increasingly suffering from this mental health related problem. Especially climate activists and young scientists who follow the news and focus on statistics that show negative trends, they then develop anxiety over ecological disasters and their future.

 

Statistics

A new survey of eco-anxiety, published in September 2021 questioned young people from 10 countries, and 10.000 young people opened up about their concerns. The countries were the U.K., the United States, Australia, Brazil, Finland, France, India, Nigeria, the Philippines, and Portugal. The survey shows that 75% of teenagers and young people stress over the climate crisis. Even though not all of these people are scientists or activists, they come across lots of news that makes them worry. More than 50% of survey respondents said they felt “Sad, anxious, angry, powerless, helpless, and guilty.” about climate change. About half of these people said that their worries about climate change affected their daily lives.Overall, 75% of young respondents said, “The future is frightening.”In more affected countries, the percentage was even higher. For example, in the Philippines, 92%,and in Portugal, it was 81%.


Scientists and climate activists have been warning world leaders about climate change for so long,but unfortunately they can never get anything done because the leaders took so long to respond and they still refuse to take action. This is the main reason why young people develop eco-anxiety, of course with other factors too. 


 

What's the impact?

Half of the people who joined the survey also said that eco-anxiety affected their daily lives. These effects can be sleep problems, headaches, concentration loss, and even physical health problems if you’re worrying too much. If eco-anxiety concerns you so much that you can’t stop thinking about it, you should take a break from checking the news, and try to take a break from reading about environmental issues.

 

We also interviewed two students in Waldegrave School for Girls, Year 9. They have said that they feel “anxious and scared of their future.” and that they were aware that the climate crisis is already affecting people's lives.

 

In conclusion, we can say that young people aged about 15-25 develop eco-anxiety and their worries affect their daily lives. They have a feeling of betrayal from their governments who refuse to take action. They want scientist’s and youth voices to be heard, that way they can hope that something will change. The Impact of eco-anxiety is all around them and they are trying to cope with it while the climate crisis is on the rise.