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Proud to Sponsor Barney & Echo

We were recently contacted by the Police Community Clubs of Great Britain offering us the chance to sponsor a wonderful ongoing project to get valuable citizenship resources into Schools for children aged 7-11.

We support a lot of larger charities through the products we sell via our Ebay store so to be given the chance to support such a local cause was fantastic!

This project is only possible via private Sponsorship. We are so happy to announce our first batch of sponsored books will be in our local Primary School just after February half term.

This story deals with the issue of anti-social behaviour. 
 
The Bad Apples... 
Anti-social behaviour blights the lives of communities who live in fear of problems caused by bored gangs of youths, typically drinking and causing vandalism. 
The Bad Apples looks to prepare children at an early age to understand the impact anti-social behaviour can have on themselves, their peers and the wider community. The book promotes discussion on a range of issues including, loud and aggressive behaviour, bullying, stealing, littering and vandalism. The book aims to help children deal with peer pressure and encourages them to respect others. 
 
In The Bad Apples, Barney has to help Echo and his friends when two foxes move into the forest from the city. The foxes are rude and disrespectful which affects all the animals and the wider community. Barney teaches the foxes a lesson by showing them the consequences of their actions and helps them to put things right. 
 
The book is punctuated by activities that develop the learning objectives for the children. 
The Bad Apples is a fun and interactive support to children’s citizenship education in primary schools. 
 

We have signed up for future sponsorship and are looking forward to help promote such a great project.

Website for information or to offer sponsorship is: www.barneyecho.co.uk  

 

Press Release: The Bad Apples
Children in Leicesershire will learn about the impact of anti-social behaviour thanks to a community conscious business.
Sprinkles & Toppers Ltd in Leicestershire has sponsored 15 educational books for John Wycliffe Primary School.
Children at the school on will now use the books and educational resources to teach them about the dangers of under-age drinking, bullying and vandalism.The book, The Bad Apples, is part of the Barney and Echo series and also comes with educational resources aimed at providing fun and interactive ways for primary school children to learn about important social issues.
The series is published by the Police Community Clubs of Great Britain; an organisation set up by serving and retired police officers to help provide a safer life and inclusion to disadvantaged children.
“It has been great to be able to contribute to childrens education by sponsoring The Bad Apples books. We would like to wish all the children good luck as they work through the resource." Marie - CEO 
”Kelly Griffiths is the Barney and Echo educational resources UK project director.
“The Police Community Clubs of Great Britain would like to thank all local community-minded businesses who have backed this school campaign- without them many children would be without this vital educational resource,” she said.