SLN supports the recommendation made in the Ajegbo Report and described in the New Secondary Curriculum, that schools should encourage young people to address the issues relating to identity and diversity with creativity and idealism.
The flexibility and creativity provided by the New Curriculum, as well as working through the seven cross curriculum dimension provided a good formula for a sustainable journey towards community cohesion.
In 2011 a link was established between Quarrydale Foundation School in Sutton (QFS) and Sir William Robertson High School in Lincoln (SWRHS).
In March 2009 SLN piloted a Linked Work Experience programme to explore the experiences of a group of young people and their relationship with the world of work.
Year 8 students from four London secondary schools took part in a Shared Futures school linking programme ‘London Secondary Faith Linking’.
Reflections is featured as an example of good practice in the report by Sir Keith Ajegbo ‘The Diversity and Citizenship Curriculum Review 2007′.
A Drop of Science. In this cross-curriculum project ‘Science and Art’ students from two schools came together to study the science of colour and light.
The ‘Personal Journeys’ project is aimed at uniting young people through a series of art based workshops