Raising awareness in Refugee Week

Encourage learners to better understand asylum and celebrate the contributions of refugees with these resources

Tes Resources Team

Person Helping Refugee During Refugee Week

Every year in June, over 100 countries around the world host events that draw attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons who are forced to flee their homes.

Whether it’s as a result of war, conflict or persecution, it’s important to encourage  pupils to think carefully about the issues affecting refugees and consider the ways that they contribute to their host communities. We’ve brought together a selection of the top lesson ideas to help you to get the discussion started.

Refugee Week
IntoFilm

Refugee Week

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This resource, supported by The Refugee Council, contains guides and activities for a selection of feature films for students aged 5-19 to consider and investigate the hardships and resiliance of refugees around the globe, the contribution of refugees in the UK and why people have and continue to se...
Refugee Week Posters
Felt

Refugee Week Posters

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Set of posters for Refugee Week. Made for KS2 but might be useful for other age groups. Posters include: Title poster, What is a refugee? What is an asylum seeker? Why do people become refugees? How many refugees are there? and 6 posters which look at famous refugees including Anne Frank, Einstein, ...