On a wet and wild June 18th, Year 7 students went to Stubbers outdoor activity centre. They took part in a range of fun and challenging experiences that tested their courage and resilience. Students scaled climbing walls as the rain poured down, honed their survival skills by making fires and building rafts, and conquered the…

Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. Founded in 1998 and held every year around World Refugee Day on the 20 June, Refugee Week is also a growing global movement. Abbs Cross Academy has been studying Benjamin Zephaniah’s book, Refugee Boy. Refugee Boy is…

The LGBT+ community comes together across the world every June to celebrate Pride Month. While events actually take place throughout the summer, June was chosen to remember the Stonewall Riots that broke out in Greenwich Village, New York City, on 28 June 1969 after police raided one of the city’s most popular gay clubs, prompting the regulars to fight back courageously…