April 27, 2009
Diversity learning session for schoolchildren
in Burnham-On-Sea area
in Burnham-On-Sea have organised an event at West Huntspill School
to promote cultural awareness and diversity to young people.
event will be led by a group called Storytree, who use story telling,
discussion, painting and song to educate children about different
cultures, disability and general diversity to teach children about
the different ways in which people live.
from West Huntspill School will be joined by a Year 2 class from
East Huntspill School and Year 6 from Pawlett Primary School for
the presentation by Storytree leaders Gloria Lawrence, pictured
above, and Roger Cawsey on Tuesday (April 28th).
will be giving them a presentation, which will include information
about diversity, which will be illustrated through discussion
about Caribbean food and music. Roger will be giving a talk about
disability in school and work.
said: "I want to show the children that anyone can do anything
provided they've got the determination. Roger's a fantastic example
for them too he was born with only one hand, but now is
a professional drummer in a number of bands!"
Sheila Dickinson said: "We are really looking forward to
this event and hope the children have a fantastic time with the
Storytree Team. Diversity
is a key issue, something that Avon and Somerset Police are always
keen to promote and we are extremely pleased that we have the
opportunity to help facilitate children's learning in this way."
for Storytree [External link]