Nine different postcards – nine different languages

Our language postcards are now available in nine different languages – Polish, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Portuguese, Russian, Bulgarian, Mandarin, Arabic and Romanian.  We’ve been using these in schools to teach children just a few basic phrases to welcome newcomers. Click here to read more.

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Learning about Syria – and Arabic – in Falmouth

A valuable morning at Falmouth Primary School in west Cornwall this morning (10 November 2022) with the wonderful Rawda Alater, who spoke about her life in Syria and her subsequent experience living in the UK in Truro. She answered children’s questions – and even taught a bit of Arabic. In at least two classes there […]

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Family researchers uncover long lost history

Nearly 106 years after her death,  a photo has been discovered of Maybelle Stoneman – one of the two young women who were killed in a factory in the National Explosives Factory, Hayle, on 20 December 1916. The factory at the time was producing munitions for the Front and was one of the largest in […]

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Teaching Romanian in Camborne

Great to be back at St John’s Catholic Primary School in Camborne, west Cornwall, to teach a few phrases of Romanian – so that children could welcome any newcomers to the school who spoke no English. Mirabela from Bucharest, who has been working with us since before the pandemic, led the assembly. And she had […]

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Welcome Song

A brand new song composed for our project I PACKED THIS MYSELF – breaking down prejudice and welcoming people from overseas who play such a vital role in the Cornish economy. This song, written by Cornish composer Lindsay Eddy, is sung here by children at a summer camp in Paul, west Cornwall, in August 2022. […]

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Photography workshop for overseas NHS nurses

A damp but exciting afternoon in Truro, west Cornwall, on Wednesday 24 August. Overseas nurses from the Royal Cornwall Hospital met up with Penzance-based photographer Mike Newman for a photography workshop with a difference. The nurses – here to provide an essential boost to hospital staff – had a unique and much-needed chance to meet […]

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