School Life
05.10.2021

World Animal Day at BISU

On 4th October all our schools – Pechersk, Nivki and Dnipro – celebrated World Animal Day.

It all began in Germany in 1925. Why 4th October? Because it is the Feast Day of Francis of Assisi who is the patron saint of animals.

Every year world animal day has a theme​. This year’s theme is “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet.”​

But it’s not about celebrating animal care and protection for just one day.​ It’s about the lifelong pledge to be careful to animals and to stop cruelty towards them.​ It is about raising the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe. ​

The purpose of World Animal Day is to bring these issues to light and to provide effective protection for species worldwide.

All the BISU students and teachers were happy to show their support for this day and raise awareness of animal issues by dressing in a variety of costumes and special outfits.

As well as having fun, the students used this opportunity to show their commitment to promoting a humane and responsible attitude towards animals everywhere.

Moreover, throughout the week our children were collecting pet food and money donations from parents, students and teachers for the animal shelter.

  • Nivki campus managed to raise a big 6,250 UAH for the animal shelter along with over 30 tins / bags of animal food.

  • Pechersk students collected nearly 15,000 UAH.

  • Pet food and money donations collected from Dnipro parents, students and teachers were already delivered to Pegasus shelter.

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Contacts

Nivki Early Years and Lower Primary School

45 Tolbukhina Str., Kyiv

+38 (044) 239 21 21

+38 (066) 303 75 78

info.np@britishschool.ua

Nivki Upper Primary and Secondary School

45 Tolbukhina Str., Kyiv

+38 (044) 502 39 09

+38 (050) 410 46 44

info.ns@britishschool.ua

Pechersk Early Years, Primary and Secondary School

1 Dragomyrova Str., Kyiv

+38 (044) 596 18 28

+38 (050) 412 48 84

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+38 (056) 767 18 28

+38 (050) 458 80 22

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