Alsop High continues to develop a partnership with a group of Italian teachers who visited Alsop to learn more about the award winning Hope initiative.
The school have produced an Advent Hope Act of Collective Worship with Italian subtitles.
The assembly focusing on the “Liverpool Candle of HOPE” is now being shown in schools around Italy.
It has been distributed by Ms Franca Gambari, who teaches in Modena, Northern Italy. Mrs Gambari and co-ordinates AIMC, an Italian teacher organisation. During 2017 the teachers visited Alsop to learn more about strategies used by the school to build character and encourage young people to take responsibility.
Mrs Gambari writes:“Dear friends at Alsop, my colleagues and I are receiving this film with Italian subtitles as a real Christmas gift. We wish to send our thanks and best wishes to all at Alsop High School. We look forward to showing the film to Italian schoolchildren.”
The film has also been well received by colleagues in schools across Liverpool City Region and has been posted on the SPCK assemblies website
Mr Peter Bull, Head of Religious Education writes: “It was an absolute pleasure to share this film with these amazing group of teachers. During lockdown, Franca has been in touch providing updates on the situation in Lombardy. Once normality returns to hope to meet again to share our work and our passion for social justice.”
The Advent film with Italian subtitles can be downloaded here: