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9 May, 2005

G-Week to celebrate giving in schools

G-Week (2-8 July 2005) is a national celebration of young people and their power to shape the world for the better. It's a time for a great big pat on the back to congratulate those that got involved to make a difference to something they care about.

G-Week logo.

End the school year with a Celebration of Giving

- Recognise how generosity strengthens the fabric of society

- Mark the achievements of pupils and chosen charities

- Progress school ethos and citizenship education

- Promote positive exposure of your school in local media

- Complete your entry for the Giving Nation 2005 awards at www.g-nation.co.uk/awards

FREE materials

Lesson Plans

Review the year’s action for charity and community within form or subject time. Examine the value of your activities for the cause you helped and the benefit to pupils that took part. Or use the G-Week lesson planfor a unique interactive look at how lifestyle choices can change the world.

Assembly Aids

Five PowerPoint presentations introduce G-Week and the G-Week challenges to pupils. Each can be customised to your school, your pupils and their achievements.

G-Nation Certificates

High quality A4 certificates are personalised by overprinting from our Word template: enable you to recognise pupils who have excelled for charity or community (order as many as you like!).

G-Week Voices for the G8

Help create a petition in art to raise awareness of the threat of global warming for the islanders devastated by the recent Tsunami.

In the timetable

- Introduce a ‘charity theme’ to subject lessons throughout the week;

- initiate a project for specific year groups;

- hold assemblies that throw a light on your actions for others;

- take up some of our G-Week challenges;

- cover charity issues in citizenship / PSHE lessons.

Of course Giving Nation materials can be used to celebrate your school’s work in any week that suits your timetable.

Further information

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