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Schools of Sanctuary programme launches in Brighton and Hove

thumb__MG_0359_1024More than 50 people representing 22 schools attended the Schools of Sanctuary launch in Brighton and Hove on 17th March 2016.

thumb__MG_0243_1024Alex Ntung of Migrant Help gave an inspirational and moving address, and many schools made pledges to work on projects to improve the welcome they offer to refugees and asylum seekers, and to learn more about them.

Several schools showcased¬† groundbreaking projects, and Carlton Hill, Elm Grove, St. Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary,¬† St. Luke’s Primary, Blatchington Mill Secondary, Hove Park School and Sixth Form and Patcham High all received certificates from Sanctuary on Sea commending the projects they have undertaken.

Do you want to be part of Schools of Sanctuary? Get your school involved – start a project or contribute work you are already doing in this area! See Pier 2 Peer for more information, and get your school – from nursery to 6th form – signed up.

More photos from the event can be found on Facebook at this link.