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The Birmingham Schools of Sanctuary Network

We have a lively  and flourishing network of around eighty schools, both secondary and primary, which are promoting welcome, inclusion and awareness of the problems faced by people seeking sanctuary. The network includes schools which have many asylum-seeking and refugee pupils, and others whose focus is on support and advocacy. 

Our first School of Sanctuary Award was given in July 2014 and the number of  awarded schools continues to grow. The list of the Schools of Sanctuary in the Birmingham network which have already received the Sanctuary Award can be found on the national website above. Below are links to schools which are using their websites to share their School of Sanctuary activities.

Contact [email protected] if you would like to know more, or if you would like your school to take part. 

Adderley Primary School

Benson Community School 

Bishop Challoner Catholic College 

Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School

Oasis Academy Foundry

Oasis Academy Woodview

Our Lady and St Kenelm 

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School

Sacred Heart oman Catholic Primary School

Somerville Primary School

St Alban’s Catholic Primary School

St Bernard’s Catholic Primary School

St Brigid’s Catholic Primary School 

St Columba’s Catholic Primary School

St Dunstan’s Catholic School

St James Catholic Primary School, Rednal 

St John and Monica Catholic Primary  School

St John Wall Catholic School

St Jude’s Catholic Primary School 

St Martin de Porres Catholic Primary School 

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School 

St Peter’s Roman Catholic Primary School

St Thomas More RC Primary School

Welsh House Farm Primary School

Wyndcliffe Primary Schoo 

The Birmingham Schools of Sanctuary Newsletter Archive

Please have a browse through our collection of Schools and College Newsletters which celebrate the great work going on in our Birmingham schools. 

Edition 18 – March 2024

Edition 17 – December 2023

Edition 16 – July 2023

Edition 15 – March 2023

Edition 14 – December 2022

Edition 13 – July 2022

Edition 12 – April 2022

Edition 11 – January 2022

Edition 10 – October 2021

Edition 9 – July 2021

Edition 8 – March 2021

Edition 7 – January 2021

Edition 6 – July 2020

Edition 5 – March 2020

Edition 4 – December 2019

Edition 3 – July 2019

Edition 2 – April 2019

Edition 1 – January 2019