For the final time before half term the MiniMUNners in Years 6, 7 and 8 met up on Wednesday evening for their weekly debate. This week they were able to debate in the Great Hall set up ready for our annual conference which starts this weekend. Ably chaired by Abi and Ana-Maria the students were…

Seven students from Royal Russell attended the Reigate MUN conference on the same day as our school’s Open Morning. All of the students, representing Germany and the Bahamas, spoke in their committees and enjoyed the day’s debates. Alex was unlucky not to win an award on the Advisory panel on the Iranian Nuclear Program having written, introduced and…

16 students in Years 7, 8 and 9 attended the Junior MUN conference at Reigate last weekend. This proved to be an excellent starter conference for our pupils with about 140 delegates from 6 schools. The students began the day with workshops on procedure and public speaking which proved helpful for the rest of the day. All of the students…

Eight Royal Russell students attended the 30th Dublin MUN conference representing Cuba and providing two advocates to the ICJ. A big highlight was the success of Stevie and Lucas representing the UK, India and Pakistan in the ICJ in a case brought by Marshall Islands. The quality and success of the ICJ hangs on the hard work, preparation…

20 students attended the Haileybury MUN conference in March representing Sweden, North Korea, Haiti and Ghana. With a mainly young and inexperienced team they all did really well. Everybody spoke in their committees making policy statements, asking questions and most took to the floor. Stevie and Yasmin both had their resolutions debated with Stevie’s being…

Royal Russell pupils excelled themselves yet again at Habs Boys MUN conference last weekend, with  Lucas Jones, Ben Preston and Ella Jones winning top delegate awards. Ten RRS pupils attended, representing Mongolia and the UK. Megan Driver made key resolution amendments for the UK and Ben had as many as 7 of his amendments passed for…

The Royal Russell students have now returned from a very successful THIMUN conference.  Our delegates did really well in the committees. Despite there being 3,000 delegates at the conference 6 of our students managed to be main submitter or co-submitter (and 1st yield) on a resolution that they presented in their committee – Pippa, Stevie, Nikita, Megan, Ella…

19 Royal Russell students are attending the 50th annual THIMUN conference this week which was opened on Monday by the King of the Netherlands (who, as a student, had attended the Royal Russell MUN conference back in 1982). Our students, representing Ghana, have made a great start to the conference. Alex, Megan, Farrah and Stevie…

Royal Russell students had a very successful day at the Croydon High MUN conference on Saturday 18th November. Three of our students were asked to guest chair committees at the conference and Pippa, Meera and Ella all did a great job chairing with their usual calm assurance and excellent knowledge of procedure. We took three delegations…

The 36th annual RRSiMUN conference closed on Tuesday 17th October after 4 great days of debating. At the end of the conference the following students won Highly commended delegate awards: COMMITTEE HIGHLY COMMENDED DELEGATES CRISIS Australia, China, Italy, Libya, Togo ENVIRONMENT UK, China, Libya, Tanzania, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Cuba, Myanmar SPECPOL 1 Germany, Italy, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland,…


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