Peaceful News

Barnsbury Primary School, Woking, Surrey

Monday 15th December, 2014

This is an ‘Outstanding Values-based Education’ school, which has jumped wholeheartedly onboard with the Peaceful Schools Movement! Their Beacon Peaceful School Certificate was presented to the Head Teacher, on 15 December 2015 by Anna Lubelska, Coordinator of the Peaceful Schools Movement. Senior staff report that being peaceful has achieved a reduction in low level conflicts and arguments within the school.

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Raddlebarn Primary School in Birmingham

Monday 1st September, 2014

In September 2014, Raddlebarn Primary School in Birmingham, received a Peaceful Schools Project award. Sara Hagel, Director of 'Peacemakers' (a Birmingham-based charity which works in schools) and a member of the Peaceful Schools Strategy Group made the presentation of the certificate at a school assembly. Sara said that she was impressed by the range of ways that the school was looking at, and practising, peace.

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Woodheys Primary School in Sale, Cheshire - the first ever Beacon Peaceful School!

Monday 30th June, 2014

This is a peace-filled and peace-radiating, state primary school. The inspirational Head Teacher, Laura Daniels, was presented with the Beacon Peaceful School Award certificate at a schools conference in Gorton Abbey Conference Centre in Manchester on 30 June 2014. The presentations as made by Anna Lubelska, Director of Spiritual England and founder of the Peaceful Schools Movement and Lat Blaylock the Editor of R.E. Today.

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Peaceful Projects in Schools in Birmingham

Sunday 1st June, 2014

In the summer term of 2014, Fairway Primary Academy in Kings Norton, Birmingham was the first ever school to be presented with a Peaceful Project in Schools award after the successful completion of the Peacemakers Whole School approach with the support of the Peacemakers.

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Our 2012 conference on Peaceful Schools

Friday 16th November, 2012

Dr Neil Hawkes, International Consultant for Values-based Education and Leadership, one of the keynote speakers at the 2012 Peaceful Primary Schools Conference in London. Here he is looking directly at Damilola Taylor's father. The conference was dedicated to Damilola Taylor, the primary school boy who was murdered on his way home from the local library in 2000. Schools have a huge role to play is promoting and achieving peace in our time.

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