Back to school with CAFOD

4 September 2018

Top tips and education resources for the new year

Are you getting ready to go back to school, or are you planning a new parish programme this September? Here are our top tips and tools for the new year.

1) Get ready to Brighten Up with our Harvest resources

Look out for your Harvest pack being mailed to your school this September. It's packed with ideas to help children and young people Brighten Up to build a better world. Find online resources including assemblies and resources for prayer and worship.

2) Order our free global wallplanners

Looking for a planner for the new year? Order a bright and colourful A1 academic year for primary or secondary They include key dates and liturgical colours. 

3) Browse our new collective worship resources

Our pupil-led collective worship resources for Catholic primary schools and secondary schools includes a simple planning template and guide, plus loads more ideas for children and young people to plan their own collective worship.

4) Check out our refreshed resource webpages 

Take a look at our updated education webpages to find resources to learn, campaign, pray and fundraise with primary and secondary schools.

5) Book a CAFOD visitor

Contact us to find out about our amazing team of trained volunteers who are visiting schools this term to deliver assemblies and workshops.

6) Share the Journey this term

You helped us to walk around the world four times in solidarity with refugees! It's not too late to join the camapaign and walk this term. Find Share the Journey primary and secondary resources to campaign this term. 

7) Meet the new team of gap year volunteers

Our team of new gap year volunteers are starting in their placements this September. Read about them, follow their blogs, and welcome them on social media!

8) Book INSET for your school

Did you know we offer training on GCSE RE, Catholic Social Teaching, Laudato Si’ and much more for Secondary schools? Contact us for information.

9) Children’s liturgies and Confirmation

Download our weekly children’s liturgies to run your children’s liturgies classes, and find our Confirmation resources that can be adapted to any Confirmation programme.

10) YouTube best picks

Take a look at the bank of films for children and young people. Bookmark our videos page for films to use in school and parish this term, which includes our new animation about refugees

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