United Nations advocate for human & children’s rights. Parliament, government, educational institutions and the local community collectively have a responsibility to respond to the unique circumstances sadly occurring in the world today.
Onderwijsgroep Amstelland (OGA) believes that all children have the right to safe living conditions, education, medical care and to remain united with their families.
AIS will be supporting the refugee families in a number of ways, we have decided to collect clothing, food, toys and personal hygiene items. If any parents who have a guest bedroom available consider housing a family while the local government seeks permanent housing, please do contact me directly.
AIS has designated containers at the main entrance for the items mentioned above.
If you wish to spare any financial donation we urge you to rather please buy new clothing and underwear items for these children. Primax, Zeeman, H&M, even Action have affordable clothing items which any person in this unfortunate circumstance would greatly appreciate.
Our teaching team encourages parents to read the sensitive talking points letter attached. We have created a child-friendly topic to choose when addressing such a delicate topic with young children.
The new regulations have the following impact on our school
A reminder of what the COVID symptoms are;
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- Trouble breathing
It saddens us to have to implement restrictions that force distance between our community members. We hope this wave passes us by quickly, thank you for helping us keep our community safe.