World Aids Day

Many people will don a red ribbon on World Aids Day (1 December) to raise global awareness of the condition. Commemorate the day with these free teaching resources and lesson plans to help educate your students about Aids.

Aids on screen

From Africa United to Philadelphia, this screening list and suggested discussion questions from FILMCLUB will give you inspiration for a cinematic commemoration.

World Aids Day assembly

Dispel the myths surrounding Aids with this TrueTube assembly.

National Aids Trust

Raise awareness of the realities of living with HIV with these lesson plans, activities and assembly ideas from the National Aids Trust.

World Aids Day introduction

Use this assembly script to explain the facts of World Aids Day and the symbolism of the red ribbon.

Finding a cure

Explore and discuss the difficulties associated with finding a cure for HIV/Aids with this video presentation.


Aids Around the World

HIV and Aids in developing countries

ActionAidSchoolsTeam shares a PowerPoint, sorting activity and a game to help students understand how the conditions affect people in impoverished regions.

Aids international projects

Find out what young people from North Wales learnt when they got involved in a HIV and Aids peer-project in Sierra Leone with this ChristianAid education pack.

Aids and human rights

Encourage students to reject the stigma attached to Aids with this ChristianAid lesson exploring how sufferers’ human rights can be compromised.

Aids: a global perspective

Raise awareness of Aids and get students thinking about prejudice and discrimination with this British Red Cross assembly script and activity pack.

Think positively

Encourage students to think about sufferers of Aids and HIV in a positive light with this reflective ChristianAid resource pack.

HIV/AIDS treatment in Kenya

A short French video from Médecins Sans Frontières explaining how the organisation has introduced more effective treatment for HIV positive children in Nairobi.


Sex Education Resources

HIV and Aids: a global perspective

Try this short PowerPoint for a tutor time introduction to the facts about HIV and Aids.

A cry in the darkness

How can we prevent the spread of the HIV virus? Raise awareness with The Salvation Army’s presentation exploring the issue from sufferers’ points of view.

Understand HIV and Aids

This handy fact sheet will educate students about HIV and Aids.

Science: HIV virus

Give students the scientific lowdown with this informative guide from the Society for General Microbiology.

Infection: a chemical role play

This practical science experiment uses classroom chemicals to mimic how STIs, such as HIV, are spread.


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