A great lesson plan and set of resources produced by Public Health England focussing on Online Stress and FOMO for use in Key Stage 3 and 4 PSHE and RSE lessons. The lesson plans explore how students can reduce the levels of online stress they are experiencing and understanding the importance of asking for help when it is needed.Read More
A new guide produced by the LGBT Foundation designed to advise frontline professionals, working with trans and non-binary people as well as family members, friends and colleagues on how to be an effective trans ally. Information is delivered in a Q&A format and includes details on pronoun use, gender identities and sexual orientations and what it feels like to be a trans person in today’s society. The guide also includes a short glossary of terms.Read More
A useful activity from Young Minds for primary and secondary school teachers to discuss with students the key actions they should take when they are feeling angry. The activity can be differentiated to suit different abilities.Read More
A guide produced by Young Minds for use in Key Stage 3 and 4 PSHE, RSE and Citizenship lessons to help young people to talk about the feelings of anger they are experiencing and find self-care techniques to relax and destress and reduce those feelings of anger.Read More
A handy poster for the classroom and common room noticeboards which advises students of what they can do to reduce their feelings of anger whilst at school.Read More
A resource created by the UK Parliament Education Service for students to learn debating skills and processes that are used in the UK House of Commons.
The resource is designed to help students to form opinions, justify their viewpoints, learn about the importance of playing “Devil’s Advocate” and take part in the democratic decision-making process.
The resource can be used in Key Stage 3 and 4 Citizenship, PSHE, English and History lessons or by an after-school Debating Club.Read More
The Institute of Physics has designed a set of lesson plans for use in Key Stage 3 and 4 PSHE, RSE and Citizenship lessons to help frontline professionals talk about gender stereotypes with their students in an evidence-based and interactive way. Lesson plans cover a range of areas including Unconscious Bias, the Media and the concept of “Stereotype Threat”.Read More
The #IWill campaign has produced an impact report exploring the positive outcomes which have resulted from young people engaging in youth social action projects in their local communities. The report shows that young people increasingly want to participate in youth social action projects as a way of getting their voices heard. The report includes sections on what good youth social action projects look like and the critical role that schools have to play in encouraging young people to engage in social action projects.Read More
A useful guide designed by the English Speaking Union for secondary school teachers who would like to establish a Debate Club in their school. The guide includes advice and guidance on planning and facilitating the first session, promoting the Debate Club amongst students and other members of staff and provides a list of suggested topic areas for debate at the Club. The Debate Club can be run during PSHE. RSE or Citizenship lessons or be run as a lunchtime or after-school activity.Read More
The UK Parliament Education team has produced a wide variety of resources and lesson plans which can be used by teachers in PSHE and Citizenship lessons to help students to learn about the role that Parliament plays in our day-to-day-lives, as well as to learn about the importance of voting and being an active British citizen. Resources include the “Discover the UK Parliament” booklet for Key Stages 1 and 2 and the “Get to Know your UK Parliament” booklet for Key Stage 3.Read More
A guide produced by Carousel, an award-winning charity which specialises in supporting people with learning disabilities to develop their creative skills, for use in PSHE lessons. The innovative resource is designed to help narrow the attainment gap of students with disabilities as well as to tackle disability-focussed bullying and harassment in schools.Read More
A comprehensive pack designed by the International Slavery Museum for use by teachers in Key Stage 2 and 3 PSHE, RSE, Citizenship, RE or History lessons to teach students about the slave trade in an open and frank way. The resources draw on documents and art that is displayed in the museum.
Sections covered in the resources include learning about Africa, the Atlantic Passage, Plantation Life and the story behind Abolition.Read More
A comprehensive pack designed by Disability Action Alliance to help frontline professionals working with children in schools to develop their awareness of disability, including how they can take action to tackle Disability Hate Crime. The pack includes links to a variety of resources that have been designed, by different organisations, including resources designed by Altogether Better which focus on developing students’ ability to question the stories that they read in mainstream media articles about disabled people, particularly the negative language.Read More
The Mental Health Foundation’s booklet designed to raise awareness of dementia amongst students in Key Stages and 3. The booklet includes information on describing memory loss, what happens when a loved one is experiencing memory loss as a result of developing dementia and what young people can to do help loved ones experiencing dementia.Read More
A resource from The Institute of Engineering and Technology for Key Stage 3 Maths, Science or PSHE lessons focussing on the use of maths to solve practical issues. The resource includes activities looking at recycling of wellington boots and mobile phones and includes handouts and a presentation.Read More
A set of factsheets on Dyscalculia that have been compiled for Neurodiversity Celebration Week which can be shared with education professionals to raise awareness of how to support students who have dyscalculia.Read More
A number of factsheets on Dyspraxia and Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) which have been compiled for Neurodiversity Celebration Week. The factsheets can be printed off and shared with education professionals to raise awareness of Dyspraxia and DCD and information can be used to create lesson plans focussing on Neurodiversity.Read More
An interesting article published in Education Executive which explores how teachers can teach about body image in a relevant and engaging way, with recourse to talking about the digital world. The article mentions the importance of students having access to PSHE and RSE lessons which focus on navigating the challenges of using social media in a positive way.Read More
A handy guide created by #IWill to encourage organisations planning and facilitating youth social action projects to empower young people involved in their projects to talk about the volunteering opportunities they take up and the importance of volunteering to development of key skills.Read More
A pack compiled by #IWill for organisations to raise awareness of Youth Social Action Day on the 5th June, which celebrates the achievements of young people engaged in volunteering and which aims to encourage more young people to become volunteers in their local communities. The pack includes information on social media engagement and suggested actions for promoting the benefits of volunteering with their organisation or other local organisations.Read More