October 2016

Oct 2016
18th October 2016 was St John’s whole school ‘Refugee Day’; a programme of events organised to raise awareness of the plight of refugees and to generate commitment to practical action. The ‘Refugee Day’ saw a full day planned with workshops and visiting speakers including authors, poets, charity representatives and musicians, some of whom were refugees themselves. Miss Althea Pipe, Director of Studies explained, “As part of our curriculum over the last year, we have been learning and responding in different ways to the refugee crisis.  However, we wanted to give children a deeper