Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

To support schools below are a selection of resources to help approach the issue of refugees and asylum seeking in a way that is accessible, and appropriate to different age groups.

Recommended Books

There are some great books on refugees and asylum. Here are just a few that we would recommend for your libraries:

my name is not refugeeRefugeeswho are refugeesButterfly refugee story


Think of a normal day - an assembly reminding pupils that the lives of many people around the world can change suddenly and dramatically due to war.

Refugee week – 20-26th June

Resources for schools  - Refugees and the global displacement of people

English as an additional language

EAL Programme Guidance -

New arrivals and induction -   

New Arrivals

The Bell Foundation -

New Arrivals ad induction -  

Ukrainian words – with transliteration and audio support

Ukrainian words -     

Basic Ukrainian Phrases -

Additionally, Omniglot has resources for both phrases and numbers here.

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