Social Action News and Blogs

BLOG - Principles of High Quality Social Action in Practice

If you’re wondering how to embed iwill’s 6 principles of High Quality Social Action into your classroom then have a look at our handy guide. Read more.

BLOG- Social action in schools linking

Ever wondered how social action fits with the schools linking programme? Have a read of this week’s blog to find out how it’s a natural fit. Read more 

NEWS- Thank You Day Sunday 4th July

We would like to thank everyone who has been involved in Schools Linking this year. It has been a tough year and Thank You Day offers a welcome opportunity to pause and reflect on how we connect with each other. Read more

A Day For The Nation To Say Thank You

Charlie Mackesy, author and illustrator of much-loved book The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse has come together with the nation’s schools and the Together Coalition to create a nation-wide Thank You card. Read more

NEWS - Show Racism the Red Card

This October we took part in Show Racism the Red Card. Read more

NEWS- Film Launch: Kindness through Social Action

Our new Online Theatre Play for linking and social action in primary schools is now available! Read more

NEWS - The Big Thank You! 5th July 5pm

You may have seen that Sunday, 5th July is the 72nd birthday of the NHS and to celebrate there will be a national one-off clap at 5pm; we think it presents a great opportunity for linking children to become involved. Read more

BLOG - What Is Social Action?

Social Action is a term that has gained a great deal of traction over the last few years but what does it actually mean? Read more

BLOG- Young Citizens Blog

If you’re looking for some ‘top tips for developing successful, meaningful social action projects with primary children’ then have a read of the Young Citizens blog post, ‘8 ways to improve social action in your school. Read more

NEWS - #PowerOfYouth launch June 3rd 2020

June 3rd 2020 is the launch of  the #PowerofYouth Camapign –  a nationwide collaborative effort in response to the pandemic aiming to celebrate young people’s contributions, empower more to take positive action and ensure that their voices help shape the future. Read more

NEWS - Volunteer's Week 2020 June 1st - 7th

Today marks the start of Volunteers Week 2020.  This week gives us the chance to say thank you to all those people who invest their time in helping others. Read more

BLOG - Social Action Within Schools Linking

Youth social action refers to activities that young people do to make a positive difference to others or the environment. (#iwill Campaign)

So the question is, how does this idea of social action lend itself to The Linking Network and our work within schools? Luckily for us, the answer is perfectly. Read more

BLOG - What is High Quality Youth Social Action?

Here at TLN we believe that introducing primary school children to high quality social action will deepen the impact of the Schools Linking programme. So what exactly is ‘high quality social action?’ Read more

News - Mental Health Awareness Week 18th-24th may 2020

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. There are many activities that you can do to support social action and help those around you with their mental wellbeing. Read more

BLOG- Lapage Primary School

A quiet display labelled Active Citizenship peaked our interest in this school and it’s commitment to social action. On a closer read of the display we realised this three form entry school in the heart of Bradford had created something quite remarkable.  Read more

News - Active Citizenship at Lapage Primary

It was our absolute pleasure and privilege to  witness The Lapage Active Citizenship project recently which involves engaging every pupil to play an active role in improving others’ lives through Social Action and raising awareness about issues that affect people in their community and beyond. Read more.

BLOG - Buckinghamshire Linking

Buckinghamshire Linking has social action at its heart. Schools work with the Town Council and ‘Amersham in Bloom’ with consistently outstanding results.  Read more