Young people from across England will be visiting the home of Manchester United to collect prizes for their anti-racism efforts
Young People from schools throughout England will receive awards for producing outstanding anti-racism themed work at an Awards Ceremony this Thursday.
There will be a whole host of very special guests in attendance from the world of football and beyond who will be presenting the young people with their prizes. Watch this space to find out more!
Over 600 schools in England took part in the Show Racism the Red Card School Competition 2012. Young people of all ages and abilities produced artwork, creative writing, film and music pieces with an anti-racism theme, having worked with SRtRC resources in the classroom.
The SRtRC School Competition is open to young people of all ages and abilities and encourages entrants to be original and creative with the anti-racism message. 106 young people were involved in producing the 24 winning entries across 8 different categories.
Ged Grebby, the Chief Executive of Show Racism the Red Card said:
“I look forward to the entries from schools throughout England coming in each year. For us as an educational anti-racism charity, to see young people be so creative and come up with positive pieces that tackle racism is very rewarding. I’m sure that the winners will be looking forward to the event on Thursday, it is great for us to be able to celebrate their work at such a high profile event.”
The SRtRC School Competition is sponsored by The National Union of Teachers, UNISON, The Professional Footballers Association, Nationwide, The GMB, The Football Association, Potts Print (UK) and Durham County Council.
All of the winning entries will be exhibited at the Awards Ceremony.
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