International and global citizenship
Find out about international and global citizenship information. Help to develop global learning and active citizens in your school through some interested and exciting projects available to Leicester schools.
Leicester Schools Welcome Refugees
Ruth Sinhal, a teacher at Glebelands Primary School, Leicester is promoting Leicester Schools Welcome Refugees. At Glebelands Primary they have been working closely with Leicester City of Sanctuary to create a welcoming environment and share good practice. For this, they hope to become the first School of Sanctuary in Leicester. They are planning to combine receiving this award with a week of special days for Refugee Week June 20-24th 2016.
For more information about the project and to get involved download the information below.
Happy Feet and Africa's Gift
Solve the perennial headache of non-uniform days, raise funds for your school and help a Yorkshire charity by holding a Happy Feet Day a non-uniform day for your feet! Students attend school in their choice of footwear, whilst handing over a pair of unwanted shoes that can be used again in rural Africa. We pay 45p per kilogram for reusable shoes, and then transport them to Africa, where they are introduced into the communities sensitively (our focus is on empowering community members rather than perpetuating a dependency culture and we work with key personnel to make this happen).
We collect the shoes from school on the Happy Feet Day, so there are no storage problems. We weigh them and make swift payment. All we ask is that the shoes are clean, paired, tied and together…
Would you like an ethical, affordable and powerful global partnership?
Africa's Gift are able to provide advice about fundraising, project development, and appropriate means of ensuring the future longevity of your partnership. More information can be viewed here - Africa's Gift.
Please consider the environment.