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We are delighted that the first training day has been such a success.

Teachers and Hate Crime professionals came from all over the UK to take part in the first SOPHIE resource training day which we held in The Sophie Lancaster Room at Bacup Hub on the 15th September

We were very fortunate that Susan Smith, a highly experienced professional training provider in the field of educational , developed and delivered a really stimulating day with excellent activities that encouraged the trainees to look at the resource with the message of the Foundation firmly at the heart of it.

The reaction of the teachers and how they discussed their ideas for teaching the "game" to their students was truely inspirational ! We know that all the hard work that has gone into developing the resource with Huthwaites and Propaganda was not in vain.

The most important thing is that Sophie's legacy and all we have done in her memory will be shared with so many young people.

Sylvia's determination that the prejudice that lead to Sophie's murder will be challenged through education as she promised has been realised.

e could not have reached this milestone without all your support and we thank you all for belief that we could do it!

here are some of the quotes from the "Graduates"

Thanks for a great day and the welcome from everyone at the Foundation. It was an inspiring day and I am really looking forward to using the resources."

"It was fantastic, had an amazing time today!"

It was incredible you were all superb and an absolute inspiration. Thank YOU! X"

"On my way home from this - it was brilliant & I can't wait to get cracking with it back in school. Fantastic to be part of this"

"Thank you everyone at SLF for a brilliant day."