Refugee House Retreat – Friday 17th January
The Spiritual Council planned a refugee retreat (21.1.22). Every teacher asked a deep question. Children explored lots of different questions about refugees such as ‘How can we support refugees in our community?’ and ‘How would you feel if you lived in a country where you were treated unfairly every day?’ Children’s responses are part of our Welcome display as you enter school..
22nd October 2021- ‘Show your Heart’
Each year group created an orange heart to create awareness about the Anti Refugee Bill and show that they support refugees...
National Poetry Day – 7th October 2021
Children shared and explored poems written by local refugees (from ‘Stories with Clipped Wings’).
They also wrote their own in a similar style, imagining they were refugees.
Refugee Retreat Day – Year 5 – September 2021
Year 5 children following their retreat day have visited each class to share with pupils and staff what they learnt:
- Why people become refugees
- The differences between refugees and asylum seekers
- Why some refugees come to the UK and Birmingham
- Why some refugees are destitute
- Why they need protection...