A key element of our commitment to Global Citizenship is the Model United Nations programme.
At Model UN, students take on the role of ambassadors for a particular country and then debate in one or two day conferences around an agreed topic. Their goal is to resolve global problems using the structures and formal debating procedures of the UN.
Highgate Wood School has built up an enviable reputation within Model UN since we were first involved with the project in 2005 and our students regular winning the ‘Best Delegation’ and other awards whenever we participate.
In 2019 we had a break from our regular Model UN conference to host a special event marking the 25th anniversary of the Genocide Against the Tutsi’s in Rwanda with the Ishami Foundation, but the usual Model UN conference returned to Highgate Wood School in 2020 (Saturday February 29th), welcome twelve other schools across London and numerous students. Formal participation now includes students from Years 8, 9, 10, 11 and sixth form. We are anticipating running a virtual Model UN during the summer term 2021