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Refugees: Welcome

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Help young people gain a better understanding of the humanitarian impact of the refugee crisis.

The discussion ideas, drama activities, photos and a short film will build learners’ empathy for the real people affected by the crisis. Young people will also be encouraged to consider the difference a welcome could make to someone seeking asylum and refuge.

Learning objectives

Learners will:

• increase their understanding of the refugee crisis and develop awareness of the personal stories behind the numbers and headlines

• consider how language can change perspectives

• explore emotions and words associated with the idea of feeling welcome and consider the positive impact a welcome could have.

Resource contents

  • Link

    Refugees: Welcome webpage

  • Teacher’s Pack

    Teaching resources


Social Justice

Age Ranges

KS3: ages 11-14


Art and design, Drama, English / literacy

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