Kirkdale St Lawrence C of E Primary School

Through the teachings of God we Love Others, Value Everyone

0151 922 2775

Fonthill Road, Liverpool, Mereyside L4 1QD

kirkdale-ao@kirkdale.liverpool.sch.uk

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COURAGEOUS ADVOCACY

At KSL we encourage and support our children to be "courageous advocates". 

This means they champion causes which are special and meaningful to them. 

These may be global issues or matters far more personal and closer to home. 

We believe this develops resilience, teamwork, courage and independence and an understanding of the wider world and how they can help make it a better place, enabling our children to flourish.

At KSL we also believe courageous advocacy is a legacy, over time and for future generations; it is about the pupils in our school helping to serve the common good.

We want our pupils to believe they can change the world.

Within every person there is something wonderful and this can be used for kindness and good.

 

Our Christian vision inspires the whole school community to engage in social action and to be courageous advocates for change in their local, national and global communities.

Through our values of Perseverance, Respect and Love, our pupils want to help many causes and so organise and take part in a range of different causes, close to home and also the wider world.

 

LOCAL CHALLENGE AND SUPPORT

 

We understand that life can be challenging at times and that all people, including friends, family and neighbours  will face difficulties that they need help to persevere with in order to overcome them. 

To ensure that we and our community give, inspire and flourish together we have been and are supportive of a range of charities in our local area.

It is important to always stand up for what we believe.

 

  • Anti-Bullying Week
  • Mental Health Week
  • Internet Safety activities
  • British Values: Democracy Day - school council elections
  • Equality: learning about people from different cultures who have faced adversity
  • Remembrance activities
  • National days of commemoration i.e. VE Day
  • Recycling of plastic and paper
  • Local care homes 
  • Local Road Safety Charity - Wear Blue for Bobby
  • Curriculum topics including local environments
  • Hospitals - Alder Hey
  • Hospices - Zoe's Place
  • Homeless Charity - The Whitechapel Centre 
  • Mission Christmas - Liverpool

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We have a long tradition of supporting charities and we aim to inspire courageous advocacy and live our Christian values.

GLOBAL NEIGHBOURS

We want to empower the next generation to make changes for the better.

In partnership with The Church of England, we want to encourage a deeper understanding of global injustice and equip our pupils to become courageous advocates for change 

 

Charities we support throughout the year:

  • Non-uniform days for Children in Need.
  • Food Bank
  • NSPCC
  • British Heart Foundation
  • The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal
  • Harvest Festival food donations
  • Christmas Penny Advent Appeal