School awarded for its international projects

Year 10 Business Studies students with the award.

Year 10 Business Studies students with the award. - Credit: Archant

NAILSEA School has been presented with an International School Award for its outstanding commitment to global activities.

The accolade is given to schools which bring the world into the classroom to expose students to different cultures and languages.

Some of the students’ projects have included working with a school in India, taking part in Skype lessons and reading and reviewing books together as part of the Carneige book award.

Students also worked with pupils in France and Italy to produce a symbol which represents all European countries involved in World War One.

Nicky Shoesmith, international school co-ordinator, said: “We have been reaccrediated with the ISA for 2014-17 due to the hard work put into embedding global activities into the curriculum.

“The award represents the hard work and value placed on global activities within the Nailsea School community.

“The students’ enthusiasm when engaging in the activities show the importance of opening up their experiences beyond Nailsea.”

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The award was given by the British Council to celebrate the school’s work to develop pupils as global citizens.