Peaceful News

Hurrah! Our first Beacon Peaceful Secondary School!

Tuesday 19th July, 2016

On 15 July 2016, Cardinal Newman Secondary School in Coventry received their Beacon Peaceful School award and certificate.

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Time to give peace education a chance in schools

Monday 7th March, 2016

Concern over No 10’s ‘military ethos in schools’ initiative is prompting charities to press the government over its commitment to the UN children’s treaty - Guardian Article

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Blackheath Primary School, Blackheath, West Midlands, B65 9NF Friday 27 November 2015

Monday 30th November, 2015

Chair of the Peaceful Schools Strategy Group, presents the Beacon Peaceful Schools Certificate to two pupils at Blackheath Primary School. The school impressed the assessors on all four ‘levels’ of peace: inner peace, peaceful relationships, community peace and global peace!

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Peaceful Sculpture in Central College (F.E.), in Beeston, Nottingham

Wednesday 29th April, 2015

On 29 April 2015 the students had a grand launch of the peace sculpture they had made and for which they had received a Peaceful Project Award! (The certificate is framed and on the side of the planter in the photo!) One of the classes designed the peace signpost which was then erected in the courtyard in the centre of the college grounds. The peace words engraved on the signpost are there to promote discussion and stimulate ideas and further projects on peace-making and peace-building. There's a planter at the bottom where plants and flowers associated with peace are being planted.

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Second Peacemaker Award!

Monday 20th April, 2015

On 20 April 2015, Anna Lubelska presented Lesley Wasley with a Peacemaker award. Lesley is an HLTA at St Edburg's Church of England Primary in Bicester, Oxfordshire. Lesley was nominated secretly by the Head Teacher so the presentation, which was made during one of Lesley's circle time sessions, came as a complete surprise!

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