These are some of the many unsolicited comments we have received from visitors to the Open Centre (September 2015 – December 2015)

Jo Cranwell and Jess Perry – Teachers at Castlechurch Primary School – 15th September 2015

“Fantastic experience! We learned such a lot!! Children/staff felt very welcomed. Our host was brilliant. I want her as my new friend! We will definitely book future things. Thank you. Brilliant day and value. 10/10.”

Tracy Gannon – Headteacher at Abercrombie Primary School- 9th October 2015

“We had a wonderful week and thoroughly enjoyed working with the Open Centre. The centre provided us with lots of support throughout the week. We enjoyed the faith trail very much.”

Natasha Johnson – Teacher at St Chad’s C of E Primary School – 12th October 2015

“Each place of worship very welcoming, very interesting, all within a short walk. Children have learnt lots.”

April Sly – Derby Grammar School – 9th November 2015

“Very informative. the boys really enjoyed it and learnt lots. It was good that a Muslim spoke from her point of view.”

Lindsey Guest – St Andrews C of E Primary School – 23rd November 2015

“Children really enjoyed hands on element to the cooking found it very interesting being in a Mosque, a first hand experience we are not able to offer in school.”

Stewart Green – George Spencer Academy – 7th December 2015

“The day was good where staff and student really student really enjoyed it and were informed in a way they weren’t expecting. It was organised well and the hosts generally were very good and staff at the Open Centre were very encouraging and helpful. I was pleased to take students there again. Thanks a lot for a really good day.”

Andy Cox – Fairmeadows Foundation Primary School – 10th December 2015

“The children had a fantastic time and were talking about it throughout the week. The Hindu Temple session was pitched just right. The workshop was excellent as always and the children loved dressing up, the music and the henna painting. Thanks to all for a fabulous morning.”

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