This July Lewisham Young Mayor’s Team and The Jimmy Mizen Foundation are taking the Lewisham’s Young Person’s Covenant and a message of ‘Peace, Hope and Change’ to every single pupil in Lewisham. (A covenant is a promise to engage in or refrain from a specified action).
Travelling in the Release the Peace Car and Millwalls double decker bus – ‘Lewisham’s Drive for Peace’ will take 10 Days, visit 76 Primary Schools, 15 Secondary Schools, 5 PRU’s, Lewisham’s Health, Education, & Youth Services, Lewisham Fire Brigade, Lewisham Ambulance Service, Lewisham Police and the Leaders of Lewisham Council including Sir Steve Bullock.
The car and double decker bus will be at the Junior building at Our Lady and St Philip Neri School on Friday 11th July at 11 a.m. to bring the covenant which is a cloth measuring 20m x 10m. The cloth will have the handprint of one child and one member of staff to represent our school.
The two week DRIVE FOR PEACE will bring the Covenant and the Peace Cloth back to Lewisham Town Hall for a celebration and party on Jubilee fields.
The wording of the Lewisham Covenant is below:
Parents are more than welcome to attend the event. If you would like to come please ensure you are in the Junior playground at 10.50am on Friday 11th July.
As a school we will draft our own set of promises that will be on display in our building after the event.