British Red Cross Refugee Week teaching resources

A set of class activities to make children understand what refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants are.

Materials available

The package consists of an Overview document and five class activities which are all described and available on the British Red Cross’ web page.

  • The Overview document
  • Activity 1 “Someone like me”
  • Activity 2 “Mutual respect and understanding”
  • Activity 3 “Building empathy”
  • Activity 4 “Community building”
  • Activity 5 “Taking positive action”

A set of additional downloads is available on the sidebar of the page, in Word, PDF and PowerPoint formats.

Age groups

The educational resources are suitable for children in secondary education aged 12 – 18.


The educational resources are available in English.

How to order

The British Red Cross educational resources are available as free downloads from this website.