In the last 12 months, there have been 5,000 asylum applications from unaccompanied children, according to the Refugee Council.

Philip Taylor is the Deputy Head of Broadoak School. He has worked in secondary education for 16 years. Broadoak is a school situated in Manchester that has recently supported 60 young people and their families from Afghanistan.

In this video, Philip shares the importance of upskilling staff and providing them with the training resources to support young refugees joining the school. He explains initiatives and extra-curricular activities the school set up to ensure the new students feel welcome and a part of the wider school population.

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In the last 12 months there have been 5,000 asylum applications from unaccompanied children. In this video, Philip Taylor, Deputy Head of Broadoak School discusses the initiatives the school has adopted to help support young refugees to settle in the school and integrate them with the wider student population.

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