Secondary Resources

Resources for exploring identity, diversity, community, equality and active citizenship.

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Activities and resources based on the “I Am Everyone” Orange advert starring round-the-world cycling record holder Mark Beaumont.

KS3/4 | Teacher led

This is a great assembly to get pupils thinking about the importance of diversity. It will hopefully give pupils an opportunity to explore how we are all part of something bigger and why reflecting on our wider society and the world around us is important. The assembly also looks at how technology can make us feel more isolated from diverse opinions and views.

This resource is also offered as a tutorial to allow for more discussion. Like the assembly, the tutorial will hopefully give pupils an opportunity to explore how we are all part of something bigger and why reflecting on our wider society and the world around us is important.

It goes without saying

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An activity that explores the hidden or unwritten rules that help us all to live together.

KS2/3 | 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.

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

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

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

The Island

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by Armen Greder 2008 Allen & Unwin ISBN: 978-1741752663
The Island is a powerful picture book about refugees, xenophobia, social politics, social contact and human rights. It tackles big themes with a fable-like text and artwork that will provoke discussion for upper primary and secondary school levels about issues that remain so much a part of our national discourse.

We Are All Born Free

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This picture book illustrating the 30 rights in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a great way to think about how we all live together, and should respect each others’ rights.

KS2/3 | 60 Mins | Group

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

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