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Preconceptions and Judging

Preconceptions and Judging

A lesson plan for a Citizenship or PSHE session which focuses on how we have preconceptions about people based on what they look like. A picture activity to prompt discussion, a PowerPoint presentation to accompany it and a lesson plan with ideas for further activities in this area.
smithy123
Campaign - Make An Impact

Campaign - Make An Impact

The Campaign! Make an Impact model follows a simple three step plan. The process engages young people with inspiring campaigns from the past, provides examples of campaign strategies and supports active involvement in planning and delivering their own campaign. The Tolpuddle Martyrs, Clerkenwell Fund, Bryant and May Strike and Mumia Abu-Jamal cover nearly two hundred years of campaign history. They are linked because of the way in which ordinary people have gathered to a cause born out of social injustice. Determination, resolute purpose and courage to stand against what seems like overwhelming opposition mark these campaigns out. The resources, drawn from archive material about each event, provide starting points to help young people gain insights into historical campaigns and to be inspired to create a campaign of their own.
versym
Forgiving the Unforgivable PPT

Forgiving the Unforgivable PPT

This PowerPoint presentation is the second of three lessons focussing on Forgiving the unforgivable, exploring the story of Kemal Pervanic and his experiences of incarceration in the Bosnian War. For the accompanying lesson plans and student booklet (plus resources for the other lessons) please visit: Within this lesson students will learn about Kemal’s experience in the Omarska camp and the reality that he personally knew many of his guards and interrogators as his teachers, friends and neighbours. Students will explore his journey towards forgiveness and the impact this had on him. They will learn about Kemal’s project in Bosnia to unite young people of all nationalities. The previous lesson introduces Kemal and his story. The third and final lesson explores the story of Mary Blewitt who lost 50 members of her family in the Rwandan Genocide. This resource can be used within Citizenship, Religious Studies and PSHE or within tutor time discussions or drop down days. Each lesson is designed to last approx one hour. Due to the content of this lesson, it should be facilitated by a staff member who knows the class well and can direct responses and use prompt questions to encourage healthy discussion, whilst maintaining a safe environment for all young people. The resources are available for free download at and include a lesson plan, student booklet and powerpoint for each lesson. In addition The Forgiveness Project organises speakers in schools for assembly, within class time or for special events. Please contact for further information.
anna206
Why do people forgive? PPT

Why do people forgive? PPT

This PowerPoint presentation is the first of three lessons focussing on **Why do people forgive? ** For the accompanying lesson plans and student booklet (plus resources for the other lessons) please visit: Designed for students in YR9 and above, this lesson starts to explore the reasons why people may choose a path of forgiveness through the real-life story of Mary Foley, who lost her child in a violent attack at a 16th birthday party. The lesson enables students to discuss the benefits of forgiveness on people’s physical and emotional well-being and how empathy can influence people’s ability to forgive. The two lessons that follow, further explore compassion and empathy, introducing students to Barry Mizen whose Son Jimmy was killed in his local community. Students look at Desmond Tutu’s cycle of revenge and forgiveness and discuss how empathy for an offender / the offender’s family can impact a journey of forgiveness. This resource can be used within Citizenship, Religious Studies and PSHE or within tutor time discussions or drop down days. Each lesson is designed to last approx one hour. Due to the content of this lesson, it should be facilitated by a staff member who knows the class well and can direct responses and use prompt questions to encourage healthy discussion, whilst maintaining a safe environment for all young people. The resources are available for free download at and include a lesson plan, student booklet and powerpoint for each lesson. In addition The Forgiveness Project organises speakers in schools for assembly, within class time or for special events. Please contact for further information.
anna206
FUNDA Gratitude Spot

FUNDA Gratitude Spot

Show your children how to be Grateful? Gratitude, thankfulness, gratefulness, pleasing, thankful, a feeling of appreciation. Teach our children how to be grateful and positive at home, school and in life using this **FUNDA Gratitude Spot. ** Instructions: **Step 1 **- Print it off and place the spot somewhere safe in your class, or even better in front of a school display/notice board full off positive quotes/words from your children. Step 2 - Every morning whilst taking your class register when you say each child’s name they must stand up, go and stand on the Gratitude Spot and say 3 things they are really grateful for today. They must say the sentence: **“I’m really grateful for x”. ** For example: I’m really grateful for my health, my teachers and having lots of friends.
FUNDAPlay
Feel the rhythm assembly - perseverance

Feel the rhythm assembly - perseverance

Based on the Jamaican bobsled team and contains some information on Eddie the Eagle. Assembly based on perseverance and striving for what you want even though the desired outcome may not be acheived.
rhysianj
Meatless Mondays School Kit

Meatless Mondays School Kit

Meatless Mondays are a fun and easy way for green-conscious schools to reduce their carbon and water footprint, encourage healthy eating, and empower students to make informed food choices. This kit contains colourful and well laid out resources to help you launch a Meatless Mondays initiative in your school. KIT CONTAINS: poster, information sheet, 2-part activity sheets Canteen tips available on the ThinkKind website, search ‘Meatless Mondays’. Did you know it takes 2,393 litres of water to make just one hamburger, and 15,415 litres to make one steak? Animal agriculture requires a huge amount of land, food, energy, and water. The WorldWatch Institute estimates that a staggering 51 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are caused by animal agriculture, and the United Nations has also urged everyone to eat less meat to combat global warming. For green conscious schools who invest a lot of time and effort into teaching students to use less electricity, walk to school instead of driving, and take shorter showers (all great initiatives), this information may come as a surprise. The impact that raising livestock has on the environment is not as widely known as other factors, such as transportation and burning fossil fuels. If your school is serious about treading lightly on the planet, teaching students about the importance of eating less meat is vital.
thinkkind
Classroom Poster Set: Positive Skills

Classroom Poster Set: Positive Skills

Have you practised kindness today? Can you tell the difference between a fact and an opinion? Can you remember how to have a respectful conversation? Download our free Positive Skills Classroom Poster Set and brighten up your classroom with some positive day-to-day reminders for your students. You can download our free PDF posters below and choose to print your posters in paper sizes: A0, A1, A2, A3 and A4.
thinkkind
Plastics - A Design and Technology problem?

Plastics - A Design and Technology problem?

A 15 minute assembly attempting to clarify the problems connected to plastic waste. Includes three videos from YouTube and questions to ponder. Suggestions at the end of what students and teachers can do themselves to reduce the plastic waste they produce themselves. One of Six assemblies/discussions I’ve entitled “Design and Technology does…”
jmssingler
Getting Fat Poem Game and Sugar Quiz

Getting Fat Poem Game and Sugar Quiz

Fun poem game and quiz to create awareness about getting fat and consuming too much sugar. Students fill in the missing, rhyming words from a list, then play the quiz which includes 9 multiple choice questions and a hand-drawn character. (Healthy Eating).
lilybass