Empowering young people across Birmingham and the West Midlands through WE Schools

Welcome to WE Schools—a free and unique, four step programme that challenges young people to identify the local and global issues that spark their passion and empowers them with the tools to take action.

Communities across Birmingham and the West Midlands are coming together to bring about positive change through social action, and WE Schools is here to help. Become a WE School today to gain access to resources and opportunities exclusive to schools in this area.

Our dedicated Midlands team have a host of local experience and expertise, bringing you tailored support for social action projects. So, join WE Schools now and create a culture of positivity in your community.

"Our students that have been involved in the WE Schools programme have grown in confidence, are now more aware of the issues affecting our community and how we as individuals can make a positive difference.”

Vimla Devi
Teacher, St Michael’s C of E Primary Academy, Birmingham

How can WE Schools support social action in your school?

As members of The Birmingham Character and Youth Social Action Group, WE Schools is dedicated to empowering students through social action and helping them become active members of their community.

With thanks to generous funding from the #iwill Fund, WE Schools has been able to expand into Birmingham and the West Midlands, working with schools one-to-one and supporting students through their social action projects.

As part of our programming in Birmingham and the West Midlands, your school recieves access to a dedicated team of local staff members. From arranging inspirational school visits, to supporting you with social action projects and professional development—our team are here to enrich your school's learning and create a community of young people who care.

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Hand and heart

Dedicated WE Schools Programme Manager to support your school's projects

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Circle of people holding hands

Interactive assemblies and workshops with your students across the academic year

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Tree

Curriculum-matched lesson plans and resources to support learning

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Person with heart on head

Professional development sessions hosted online and in person with schools in your area

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OK hand symbol

Ready-made social action campaigns on local and global issues

WE Schools programming in Birmingham and the West Midlands is supported with thanks to generous funding from the #iwill Fund. The #iwill Fund brings together a group of organisations who all contribute funding to embed meaningful social action into the lives of young people.

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#iwill Fund logo
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