Welcome to Peaceful Schools

The Peaceful Schools Movement in England is steered by the Peaceful Schools Strategy Group.  We help make schools more peaceful learning environments. We support schools and the peace-promoting organisations that work with them. Pioneering organisations like  'Peace One Day', Values-Based Education/Living Values, Peace Mala, Peace Education, Peacemakers (WMQPEP), Mind with Heart, A Quiet Place and many others.

Why not check out our Facebook group? we chat about all things to do with Peaceful Schools!

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Anna Lubelska, Coordinator of the Peaceful Schools Movement.


NEWS: New Awards Leaflet Published

Posted on: 28th August, 2014

Help to support schools that are working for a peaceful world!  Nominate a school for a Peaceful Project Award or a pupil or member of school staff for the Peacemaker Award. Download the leaflet: P. S. Awards leaflet 2014.pdf


NEWS: FIRST BEACON Peaceful School!

Posted on: 3rd July, 2014

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First Beacon Peaceful School in England!  This is Laura Daniels (in the middle), Head Teacher of Woodheys Primary School in Sale, Cheshire receiving the Beacon Peaceful School certificate from Anna Lubelska (Founder the Peaceful Schools Movement in England) and Lat Blaylock (Editor of R.E. Today).  At an R.E. in schools conference at the wonderful Gorton Monastery, Manchester on 30 June 2014.


NEWS: STOP PRESS: Peaceful Schools Awards

Posted on: 16th June, 2014

Now available - the Peaceful Schools Awards. If you would like your school to be part of this exciting new development then find out how to apply by downloading the Peaceful Schools Awards Leaflet

For more information please contact Anna Lubelska (Founder of the Peaceful Schools Movement) on 01428 717 090 or 07958 124264 or by email anna@peacefulschools.org.uk.


NEWS: 2013 Peaceful Schools Conference

Posted on: 4th September, 2013

The 2013 Peaceful Schools Conference was held in Birmingham and was organised by the West Midlands Peace Education Project (aka Peacemakers) in partnership with Spiritual England.  The University of Winchester generously sponsored the event!  We had some brilliant speakers and workshops. To see a short film of the 2013 Peaceful Schools Conference click here.


The photos, below, are from our 2012 conference on Peaceful Schools which was held in London at the Friends House, Euston.


(Above) Dr Neil Hawkes, International Consultant for Values-based Education and Leadership, one of the keynote speakers at the 2012 Peaceful Primary Schools Conference in London. Here he is looking directly at Damilola Taylor's father.  The conference was dedicated to Damilola Taylor, the primary school boy who was murdered on his way home from the local library in 2000.  Schools have a huge role to play is promoting and achieving peace in our time. 


(Photo above) Philip Roderick, the Bishop of Sheffield's Adviser in Spirituality and Founder-Director of The Quiet Gardens Movement, leads everyone in 'body prayer' at the 2012 Peaceful Schools Conference in London. 



Laura Daniels, (Photo on your Right) Head Teacher of Woodheys Primary School in Sale, Cheshire talking about her peaceful school.





David Keith, (photo on your LEFT) of the Peace Foundation Network, leading a workshop on peace education work in schools.