Global Neighbours - School Awards

For all Primary, Secondary & Special Schools

Global Neighbours: school awards from Christian Aid

The Global Neighbours accreditation scheme is an award scheme for schools run by the charity Christian Aid, in partnership with the Church of England Education Office. It is open to all primary schools and has recently expanded into secondary schools too. The scheme has been has been running for five years and celebrates the development of global citizenship and courageous advocacy in schools. Its aim is to encourage a deeper understanding of the world and for young people to be empowered to engage with and respond to global issues.

Schools can apply for a bronze, silver, or gold award. To achieve accreditation, schools must demonstrate how they are fulfilling criteria relating to:

  • Leadership, vision, and values
  • Teaching and learning
  • Collective worship and spiritual development
  • Pupil participation in active global citizenship
  • Community engagement

For more information please contact Alison Brown (Global Neighbours Schools Programme Officer):