Pupils Kicking out at Racism
Byline: By Amanda Crooke
Pupils at Richard Avenue Primary say their workshop with Gary Bennett and Kieron Brady was the best lesson they've ever had.
The nine-year-olds can't believe their luck ( swapping their maths books for a coaching session with one of their team's longest-serving players.
Sarah Soyei hopes that while the players pass on some new dribbling skills, their tough stance on racism will also rub off.
As North East schools worker for Show Racism the Red Card, she has taken this workshop to more than 1,000 children in Sunderland teaching them what racism is, about refugees and asylum seekers.
The project has proved hugely popular in schools and Sarah is currently talking to …
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Publication information: Article title: Pupils Kicking out at Racism. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England). Publication date: October 7, 2004. Page number: 40. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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