Welcome to WE Schools

WE Schools is an innovative series of experiential social action programmes that engage teachers and young people globally to empower them with the skills, knowledge and motivation to bring positive change in themselves and the world. WE Schools operates in over 18,000 schools globally and is proven to increase: academic engagement, social action and university and workplace readiness.

To get your classroom started, sign up to the WE Schools programme to access free resources to build a classroom environment that will nurture social-emotional learning and prepare students for their WE Schools social action journey

WE Schools by the numbers

1.6 million
1.6 million

Hours spent volunteering by students through the WE Schools programme

80%
80%

Of WE Schools teachers feel a renewed inspiration for teaching

584
584

Charitable organisations supported by UK WE Schools groups

*From the 2018/2019 WE Schools UK Impact Report

What’s new at WE Schools?

Additional programme offerings

Social Action Leadership Course

Our Social Action Leadership Course is a new and exclusive, interactive e-learning course created by teachers for teachers, giving you the skills and knowledge you need to create meaningful social action in your school.

Based on the six quality principles of youth social action outlined by #iwill, the Social Action Leadership Course will help you understand how to curate a culture of active citizenship in your school and gain the subject confidence needed to transform learning in your classroom.

Why social action?

WE Schools is an innovative experiential social action programme that engages teachers and group leaders around the world to empower young people with the skills, knowledge and motivation to bring positive change in themselves and the world.

Pages from WE Schools Kit
Pages from WE Schools Kit
Packed stadium at WE Day event
Packed stadium at WE Day event

WE Day: An exhilarating celebration of doing good. Find out how you can earn your way there.

Become a WE School

Bring social action into your classroom and help create a new generation of change-makers!

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