If you aren't aware there is a growing movement where students are striking from school on Friday at government inaction on climate change. In November 15000 students walked out of classrooms in Australia and increasing awareness means that action across the UK will be inevitable. Here is a link to Greta Thunberg explaining why she started the strike. Her Twitter following has gone from zero to 80k in six months, of which something like 40k became followers in the last month so the message is getting heard wider and wider. There are a number of other videos to watch on her Twitter page, she was invited to address the COP 24 summit in Katowice and has done a TED talk. Obviously schools will be concerned at their results but if action is taken in every school then all schools performance will suffer. But as Greta says, what we are teaching them is pointless and we are not preparing them for the future that lies ahead of them. Will your school be supporting those students who are brave enough to stand up and take direct action or are disciplinary procedures likely to be the result?