As part of Refugee Week, Nola Ellen who works closely with refugees herself came into school to discuss their plight. In the Bluebells, family members were invited to learn alongside their children and take part in the activities which helped everyone get a better understanding by considering different scenarios . It was a very informative event and we are all eager to learn more about refugees in the UK and around the world.
Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people.
Article 17: You have the right to get information that is important to your well-being, from radio, newspaper, books, computers and other sources. Adults should make sure that the information you are getting is not harmful, and help you find and understand the information you need
Article 24: You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.
Article 27: You have the right to food, clothing, a safe place to live and to have your basic needs met. You should not be disadvantaged so that you can’t do many of the things other kids can do.
Article 38: You have the right to protection and freedom from war. Children under 15 cannot be forced to go into the army or take part in war.
Article 39: You have the right to help if you’ve been hurt, neglected or badly treated.