On 4th March, a group of Saint Felix change-makers, on a trip led by Mrs Arias, attended the Wembley SSE Arena for an unparalleled event.
World-renowned speakers, A-list performers and thousands of young people celebrated a year of action that is transforming communities and changing lives.
The event featured youth speakers such as Syrian refugee Maya Ghazal and fashion model Neelam Gill, and musical acts The Fedz, Leona Lewis and Britain’s Got Talent star Calum Scott.
Celebrities including Game Of Thrones stars Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie and Bella Ramsey, Jamie Oliver and singer Bluey Robinson, also delivered speeches on topics including healthy eating, climate change and gender equality.
Star speakers, including Idris Elba, Lewis Hamilton, Adwoa Aboah and Laura Whitmore gave motivational speeches and urged young people to be more open about their mental health struggles.
Julia Guillard, 27th Prime Minister of Australia, Sophie and Margaret Trudeau, both wives of Canadian’s former and previous Prime Ministers, addressed the importance of girl’s education and empowerment. We Day founders Craig and Marc Kielburger led the audience in a back-and-forth discussion about climate change and mental health.
Our students had a fantastic day at the event celebrating the charity work of young people. They are already planning to give an assembly with Mrs Arias to share the highlights of the event in order to inspire others and encourage the whole school to start taking on social action and making a difference in the world.