Fairfield high School chosen as face of 2018 Anti-Bullying Week

Left to right: Sahr, Alice and Deborah

In conjunction with Unique Voice, Fairfield High School has been chosen as the secondary school to be the face of the 2018 Anti-Bullying Week in November.

The project, which took place in the Summer term, consisted of a collaboration between a small number of students across different years from FHS who wrote and then created the thought-provoking video from scratch.

The video will be shown to schools across the area during this important awareness week.

It is clear that being given this project was a real privilege to the students involved and that they were very aware of the potential impact it will have on their peers.

Deborah explains: “This was an area of interest to us all. Respect is important, not just in school but in every day lives. Everyone has the capability to be respectful.”

Alice adds: “Communicating messages such as these across make the school environment nicer to be in as it will encourage everyone to respect everyone else.”

Sahr concludes: “This video brings the community together. Once everyone’s respectful everyone can get on with each other. Our aim was to influence the youth in a language which talks to them and we’re happy we managed to do that.”

Rose Hooke, Achievement Co-ordinator at FHS comments: “I am so proud about the mature way in these students seized control of this video. The end result is a powerful, captivating and inspirational piece of footage, written by students, for students, which will undoubtedly make young people think twice before they act in the future. Well done Team Fairfield.”

Well done, indeed FHS!

For more information about Fairfield please visit http://www.fairfield.bristol.sch.uk/page/?title=Home&pid=1.

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