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  • A future doctor and a future chef dress up for Big Me!

    One school shares three reasons to take part in Big Me!

    Posted in Blog on 14 June 2018

    Big Me week - running from 8-12 October - is ActionAid's easy fundraising day for primary schools. Children dream big, dress up as what they want to be when they grow up and raise money to change lives.

    I'm a teacher at Mora Primary School in London and we took part in Big Me early to test it out. We had a fun-filled day learning about each other's dreams and children's lives around the world. Here's three great reasons to take part in Big Me.

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  • Children take part in Big Me 2016

    Pupils share their dreams at Big Me 2017

    Posted in Blog on 19 October 2017

    This week, children from across the UK are dreaming big and dressing up for Big Me 2017. Pupils are exploring their future hopes and aspirations, and at the same time, raising money to help children living in poverty around the world to fulfil their dreams.

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  • St.Nicholas’ School children discussed tax in their philosophy lessons throughout February. This group discussed ‘Should we use [tax] loopholes for our own benefit?’

    Children tackle tax in class

    Posted in Blog on 13 March 2017

    Tax can be complicated, but it’s important for every citizen to understand what it’s used for and how it works. This is why ActionAid UK and our partners SAPERE have developed Philosophy for Children (P4C) resources that encourage children to discuss tax and the issues which surround it. 

    The children of Elm Class at St Nicholas’ School in Oxford invited us along to hear what they had to say on the subject.

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  • Proud to sponsor a child with ActionAid

    Posted in Blog on 24 August 2016

    Sponsoring a child is life-changing. Life-changing for the child, but life-changing for the sponsor too! We asked ActionAid child sponsors across the UK why they love sponsoring a child, and why they think you will too.

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