It is up to you how you mark Norfolk Welcomes. You may just hold an assembly, have a one-off lesson or decide to raise some money . Alternatively you may decide to have a whole-day off curriculum or commit to a longer piece of learning.
Whatever you decide you should find all you need to celebrate the day below!
Norfolk Welcomes assembly
Download our Key Stage 1 Assembly . Please read the notes added to each slide for support, resources and ideas how to deliver the assembly and adapt the assembly to suit your setting KS1 assembly PowerPoint,assembly notes for teacher and NW19 assembly video N.B. Open the video, right click on it and select save as to download it to your computer
We are encouraging participating schools to hold a non-uniform day in order to raise funds for local refugee and asylum seeking communities. Find out more by clicking here.
Lessons or schemes of work
Norfolk Welcomes is underpinned by historical research exploring Norfolk as a place of sanctuary. We have produced a range of lessons inspired by this research. Click here to find out more and download the resources.
Books can be a powerful and interesting way of engaging children with refugee experience. We have a range of book suggestions and accompanying activities to facilitate that. Click here to find out more and download the resources.
Other recommended resources
Listen to Cbeebies, Refugee Stories, with your class. A selection of short audio stories and a poem that tell stories of children seeking refuge and resettling in the UK.
Watch the CBBC documentary New Boys in Town about 12-year-old Adel who had to leave his home in Syria three years ago and move to the UK as a refugee. He’s now happily settled here, but this summer he’s on a mission with his best friend Elijah to help welcome some new refugees who are struggling to settle in his new home town of Bristol.