How to welcome new arrivals: conversations in Penzance

In Penzance, Cornwall, today (Monday 4 April 2022) with Mirabela originally from Bucharest, Romania, delivering an assembly to a hall full of children. The theme? The importance of welcoming people from overseas – with different cultures, backgrounds and languages – to our communities. And encouraging empathy and acceptance. Mirabela, who now lives in Helston, arrived […]

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Teaching Romanian in Helston

As part of our project I PACKED THIS MYSELF, we taught a few phrases of Romanian to children at Parc Eglos Primary School in Helston. The aim? So that they could have a glimpse into the pressures around changing country – and home – and welcome any new arrival from over seas to their school. […]

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Cardboard suitcases from Helston

A gallery of cardboard cut-out suitcases created by children at Parc Eglos Primary School in Helston, who attended our assemblies and workshops in January. They thought hard about the things that they would take with them, if they had to go on a long journey.

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Migration – a dance

Click here to view a fabulous film made by children at Parc Eglos Primary School, Helston, in west Cornwall, with their teacher Jo Simms. We worked for a week at Parc Eglos on issues around migration as part of our project I PACKED THIS MYSELF, funded by Cornwall Council.

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Filming at Parc Eglos Primary School in Helston

Click here to view a short clip of children learning Romanian We’ve shot a short film at Parc Eglos Primary School in Helston, Cornwall   with Penzance-based photographer Mike Newman about our work on migration and all the issues around it. We ran assemblies and workshops at the school in January 2022 and even taught […]

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Working with the Royal Cornwall Hospital

An exciting development – we’re just starting discussions with the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro on issues around diversity and inclusion. We hope to be working with nurses from India, the Phillipines and Africa. Here’s a clip promoting just what we hope to be doing.

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