Secondary Resources

Teaching resources ideal for use with secondary school students at key stages three and four.

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This pack includes six sessions based around Schools Linking’s four key questions: Who am I? Who are we? Where do we live? and How do we all live together? The purpose of these lessons is to develop discussion around the concepts of identity, diversity, uniqueness and belonging. This set of lessons is just one way of exploring these discussions.

KS3/4 | Teacher led

The Island

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Using The Island by Armin Greder to explore concepts of anger, fear and hostility.
KS3 | 60 Mins | Teacher led

There is a connection to bullying – learning how to be assertive but not aggressive is a key skill that can help prevent bullying. It is equally important for victims, perpetrators and bystanders in any situation where bullying occurs. The lesson ideas in this PowerPoint for secondary students support the development of assertiveness skills.

KS3/4 | Teacher led

An activity that looks at the spaces around us and how some are shared by all of us and some are our own.

KS3 | 60 Mins | Teacher led

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was written by the UN after the Second World War and that there are 30 articles in total. These resources are built around the book We Are All Born Free, produced by Amnesty International to help young people explore the human rights enshrined in the declaration.

KS3/4 | Teacher led

An activity that uses the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to explore the idea of common goals, shared ideals and the ways in which we can help each other to achieve these.

KS3 | 60 Mins | Teacher led

deas for using film extracts of the book ‘Noughts and Crosses’ by Majorie Blackman by the Royal Shakespeare Company. This resource encourages users to think critically about the hurtful impact words can have and discusses how we can make a difference to others.

The ideas and resources for this lesson are from the RSC Noughts and Crosses activity pack.

Dream City

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A visioning activity that asks pupils to imagine how they would like to live together in their ‘dream city’.

KS3 | 60 Mins | Group

Being New

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An activity which explores how a student, who is new to a school, perhaps having moved from a different part of the country, or even within the same city, feels about their experience. It is also helpful for students to consider the feelings of those new to an environment, and ways they can welcome them.

An activity that enables learners to think about their place and their community in terms of time. It investigates connections with the past and with the future.

KS3 | 60 Mins | Individual

Thinking activity that supports learners to consider the future of their place. It introduces the idea of probable and preferable futures and their role as active citizens.

KS3 | 60 Mins | Group

An art activity that allows pupils to compare animal homes with human homes.

KS3 | 60 Mins | Group