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School Of Sanctuary - Ysgol Noddfa

We all have a part to play in building a welcoming and inclusive society.

We at Grangetown Primary are in the process of becoming part of a  national network of over 300 primary and secondary schools all committed to creating a culture of welcome and inclusion for refugees and people seeking asylum.

Driven by teachers, school staff, parents, governors and community groups, this network supports the thousands of young people seeking sanctuary in the UK, raises awareness of the issues facing people in the asylum system, challenges misconceptions and builds social cohesion.⁣

Grangetown Primary is working towards recognition to be a part of the School of Sanctuary Network as we wish to prove our commitment to our pupils and families from diverse backgrounds, including asylum seeking and refugee families.

UN RIGHTS of a Child:-

Article 22 You have the right to special protection and help if you are a refugee (if you have been forced to leave your home and live in another country), as well as all the rights in this Convention.

Article 19 You have the right to be protected from being hurt and mistreated, in body or mind.

Article 4 The government has a responsibility to make sure your rights are protected. They must help your family to protect your rights and create an environment where you can grow and reach your potential.

For help and support, you can contact Oasis Cardiff or the Welsh Refugee Council.