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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Refugee Pen Pals

Some of our year 5 and 6 pupils have become pen pals with refugee children in Istanbul. 

This is in partnership with 'Small Projects Istanbul'. 

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'Small projects Istanbul is an independent ngo operating a community centre which provides enrichment, integration and livelihood activities for the mostly Syrian displaced families rebuilding their lives in the city.' (https://www.smallprojectsistanbul.org/) 

 

This experience has given the children the opportunity to learn about other children and to develop empathy towards others. 

Article 22- The right to special protection and help if you are a refugee 

Article 19 - The right to be safe