Refugees and migration

Help young people challenge assumptions about migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, and to develop mutual respect, empathy and understanding.

Explore refugees and migration with our free Geography, Citizenship and PSHE teaching resources.

Get primary and secondary teaching ideas about:

  • what causes people to leave their homes and what their experiences are like
  • the meaning of the terms asylum seekers, migrants and refugees
  • what makes us who we are and how we can understand and celebrate our differences.

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Four young people, two boys and two girls, hugging and laughing in a large theatre rehearsal room

Age: 12 - 18

Type:

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time, Citizenship

Educational resource examining the isolation and loneliness experienced by refugees. Building understanding and empathy, it's suitable for secondary school ages

  • Refugees and migration
Young people talking about experiences to camera

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: Citizenship, PSHE

Resources for children and young people for home learning, using the experiences of other young people aimed at building empathy, understanding and resilience through storytelling.

  • Kindness
  • Refugees and migration
  • Home learning resources
Young person taking part in a refugee art project. Drawing 'human together'

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE, SMSC, Citizenship

Primary and secondary resource helping students understand migration, build empathy, increase understanding and learn about the stories of refugees and their journey.

  • Kindness
  • Refugees and migration