Welcome to the latest updates on developments at DECSY. Want to share your news on working with DECSY? Email jane AT

Deepening understanding of controversial and complex issues through P4C

At DECSY most, if not all, of our curriculum development projects have P4C (Philosophy for Communities / Children) at their heart. See Helen Griffin’s blog describing the use of P4C as part of the Nonviolent Action: A Force for Change project:

DECSY Latest Annual Report

Our latest Annual Report is available here. A great overview of our activities during 2020.

DECSY AGM, Wednesday 28th April, 4.45pm onwards

You are invited to join us for our second online AGM on Wednesday 28th April. The event will begin with a workshop lead by Sarah Ahmed entitled: ‘Anti-Racist Education.’ The AGM will follow this at 6.15 pm. To register for the Zoom meeting link contact:

Resources for Home Schooling – updated January 2021

New Resources links added for January 2021 – DECSY staff have put together a selection of resources aimed at children / young people learning at home. They are aimed at parents and carers but can also be used by teachers and in some cases for self directed study.

Philosophy for Children (P4C) Practitioner Development Group

Starting again in Autumn Term 2020 this is a group for anyone using P4C. Most of the people who come have done P4C Level 1 or 2 but anyone is welcome to come along as long as you have group or individual membership of DECSY.These meetings will take place...

Our current funders are:

The Fore
Can Do South Yorkshire Community Fund
The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Nineveh Charitable Trust

Co-funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Union

The Linking Network