Young People

We think everyone has a part to play in helping people feel welcome, especially children and young people.

It’s really hard when you are the new person at school, and even harder if you don’t speak English very well.

Here’s a video with 10 ways you can help someone feel welcome, and to feel at home.

Books about refugees

These are a mixture of stories and factual books. Most of the stories are based on real life experiences.

If you have any ideas or favourites that we’ve missed out, be sure to tell us by emailing [email protected]


There are loads of good online resources out there -and these are just a few of them that we particularly like



 Refugee republic – Find out what it’s like to live in an Iraqi refugee camp by taking this virtual tour





Against All Odds – an online game which lets you experience what life is like as a refugee




Syrian Journey – choose your own escape route – Escaping from Syria isn’t easy. There are some hard choices to be made along the way. Can you make it safely?





Seeking refuge – a series of short animations by the BBC telling the true life stories of refugee children




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