School volunteers

School volunteers inspire children and young people. If you're a school volunteer and are planning an assembly or a workshop we have everything you need.

If you would like to enquire about booking a school volunteer visit email schools@cafod.org.uk

Find out more about becoming a CAFOD schools volunteer

Jump to: Primary assemblies   Primary workshops   Secondary workshops  Secondary Assembly

Spring Term 2017

Some of these resources are volunteer exclusives. You will need a password to access these. If you have forgotten your password please contact David Brinn on dbrinn@cafod.org.uk

Primary school assemblies

Jump to: Give it Up Family Fast Day Emergencies (3 Little Pigs)  Rough Guide to CAFOD

Give it Up - Lent 2018

An assembly for Lent 2018 focussing on Zimbabwe. This assembly is also available to teachers so check first whether they are using it. You can offer the Emergencies assembly as an alternative.

A PowerPoint slide for with the film embedded is below. Just copy and paste it into your main PowerPoint. You can Download the Lent film here and follow these instructions for inserting it

 Below are the individual animations for the Give It Up assembly. Copy and paste them into the assembly PowerPoint. Choose one or use them all.

Download fileBiscuits into Beans animation (pptx, 5mb)

Biscuits into Beans animation

Download fileSweets into Bees animation (pptx, 9mb)

Sweets into Bees animation

Download fileTreats into Taps animation (pptx, 5mb)

Animation - Treats into Taps

Back to: Primary assemblies

How CAFOD works after an Emergency

CAFOD partners gave a pig to a family in The Philippines

Piglet born from pig which a CAFOD partner gave to a family in The Philippines

Use these resources to help schools find out how CAFOD and its partners work after Emergencies to help rebuild lives and communities.

Back to: Primary assemblies

Rough Guide to CAFOD

prop bags

Examples of prop bags mentioned in the assembly script

Are you visiting a school which hasn't participated in CAFOD's work for a while? Then this is the assembly to use to introduce them to our work.

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Primary school workshops

Jump to: Life Without Taps    Laudato Si'  

These are the workshops which we are currently promoting to schools for volunteer visits.

Life Without Taps

This highly interactive simulation game allows pupils to find out what life is like for people without local access to clean safe water.

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Laudato Si'

Children reflect on laudato Si'

Children reflect on Pope Francis' message in Laudato Si' about caring for our common home.

These workshops will help children engage with and respond to Pope Francis' encyclical On Care for Our Common Home.

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Secondary school Assembly

 PowerPoint with film embedded to follow soon. Meanwhile you can Download the Lent film or bring a memory stick to the Refresher Training and we can load it up for you

For the animations to promote Give it Up - see above in the Primary section

A PowerPoint slide for with the film embedded is below. Just copy and paste it into your main PowerPoint. You can Download the Lent film here and follow these instructions for inserting it

Download fileSecondary film embedded slide (pptx, 14mb)

Slide with Seconary Lent 2018 film embedded

Secondary school workshops

Jump to: Life Without Taps   Laudato Si'   What is CAFOD? 

These are the workshops which we are currently promoting to schools for volunteer visits.

Life Without Taps

This highly interactive simulation game allows pupils to find out what life is like for people without local access to clean safe water.

Back to: Secondary workshops

 

Laudato Si'

Laudato Si animation for young people

Activities to help young people engage with and respond to Pope Francis' encyclical On Care for Our Common Home.

 

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What is CAFOD?

This session can be used in several different ways. It is excellent for introducing students to CAFOD, to supplement RE class work for GCSE when CAFOD is being studied or to support fundraising and campaigning with small groups

Join our CAFOD campaigns for young people, including our refugee campaign.

Young leaders at a CAFOD training day.

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