Category Archive: Everyday Sexism Project

The Moray Young Citizen of the Year Awards Ceremony 2020 – Friday 13 March 2020

The Moray Young Citizen of the Year Awards Ceremony 2020 was held on Friday 13 March 2020 at the Mansfield Hotel, in Elgin. Our S6 Everyday Sexism Group was a finalist in the Global Citizen category. Our group of 4 of the 6 pupils: Daisy, Megan, Morven and Oliver were very much looking forward to …

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Family Learning Event Invitation for 19 March – Everyday Sexism Group – 10 March 2020

Elgin Academy is excited to welcome guests Kirsty Logan and David Bloomfield to the school on Thursday 19th March as part of the pupil-led Equal Project – Fighting Everyday Sexism. They will be delivering a session to pupils during the day which will be followed by group activities. The group would like to extend an …

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International Womens’ Day on 8 March – How We Marked It – 6 March 2020

One of the ways we marked International Women’s Day on 8 March, was with displays, research with an S1 class and… news of a special event… from our Everyday Sexism Group . Equal: Fighting Everday Sexism Group Workshops for S3 and a Family Engagement event on 19 March: Featuring Kirsty Logan and David Bloomfield. S3 …

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The Empower Project Workshops with Emily Liddle – arranged by Everyday Sexism Group – 24 February 2020

It was lovely to welcome Emily Liddle from Edinburgh-based The Empower Project to school on Monday 24 February, for two workshops with senior pupils. Workshop one pupils discussed and shared ideas on tech abuse; social media & revenge porn. Workshop two was a full house! It was great to see so many enthusiastic senior pupils, from …

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Big News for our S6 Everyday Sexism Group – Moray Young Citizen Award Nomination – 21 February 2020

We nominated this group for Moray Young Citizen Awards 2020 Global Citizen category. Selected as a finalist! Megan, Morven, Oliver, Jolie, Sarah and Daisy (not in pic) are delighted! The ceremony will be on Friday 13 March, in Elgin.

The Northern Scot Newspaper Feature on The Empower Project Workshops – 21 February 2020

In The Northern Scot newspaper on Friday 21 February, there was a feature on the Empower Project, visiting school on Monday 24 February. Organised and arranged by our S6 Everday Sexism Project pupils. Putting the fun into fundamental change!

Everyday Sexism Group and The Empower Project 17 February 2020

Our S6 Everyday Sexism Group is very excited about bringing The Empower Project  to school on Monday 24 February, for workshops with interested pupils in S4 – S6. The Empower Project works with young people, helping to share thoughts about social media, gendered experiences and tech abuse. Senior pupils who are interested in discussing these …

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Everyday Sexism Group to Write for Glasgow Women’s Library – News! 23 January 2020

Oliver & Morven are members of the Everyday Sexism Group – on study leave at the moment – but in the library on Thursday 23 January for prelims prep. Their news is that the group has been asked to write for Glasgow Women’s Library after its recent workshop in school. So exciting!

New Year, New Start, New Books 7 January 2020

Our new display is all about a new start and new books. We are asking pupils to write their suggestions on to a sticky note and post it on the wall. It is filling up nicely #newyear #newbooks #newideas. Jolie and Sarah in Our Everyday Sexism Group have added their suggestions too and what great …

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Everyday Sexism Group – In the Press with Funding Success Story – 20 December 2019

Funding success story for Elgin Academy library  By Lorna Thompson –  Published: 11:09, 20 December 2019  |Updated: 13:07, 20 December 2019 ELGIN Academy is one of 34 schools across Scotland to be awarded extra library cash. The secondary has received a £3,000 boost from the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF), which supports creative and innovative projects in school …

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