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Westfield Academy pupils who are sponsoring a child in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Following an inspiring ‘Diversity Week’, Year 7 students from Westfield Academy have been busy raising funds to sponsor an 8-year-old girl from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A group of them got together to talk about the experience so far:

Meet 13-year-old Syrian refugee Israa

As the number of people fleeing Syria to escape the civil war reaches two million, ActionAid has published a teaching resource. It encourages pupils to compare and contrast their lives with that of a young Syrian girl living with her family in Zaatari Refugee Camp, northern Jordan.