Trade Unionists 4 Calais Day 2

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Day 2 – One teacher’s thoughts: I have just returned from a second visit to the Calais camp; having heard that the school is still standing, despite the destruction of huge swathes of the camp, and that teachers were wanted.

From a distance it looked like they are standing in acres of ploughed fields, but when you get closer you can see the remains of people’s possessions – shoes, clothes, toys and tents – the meagre possessions of people who fled their countries with only what they could carry – now bulldozed into the soil. … Read the rest