Behind the scenes
Creative Choices is offering workshops for young people interested in theatre careers in areas such as sound, lighting, costumes, hair and make-up, and set design. Aimed at Years 9-11, they will run at theatres across England in the autumn term.
Of Mice and Men
TES English has created a collection of resources on John Steinbeck's novel, including audio files, interactive whiteboard activities, worksheets and more. bit.lyTESMiceandmen
Learning from the screen
Picturehouse has announced
its autumn school screenings in London cinemas. Tie a trip to see The Princess and the Frog into Black History Month. Or reinforce the message of Anti Bullying Week with The Ant Bully.
Use resources shared by foodafactoflife to help pupils understand healthy eating. A PowerPoint introduces different food groups and pupils can analyse their own diet using a spreadsheet. There are also worksheets and posters.
Tunnelling for information
A new website from Thames Water explains the engineering work behind the Thames Tideway Tunnel, a sewer that will protect the River Thames from pollution.
The Royal Society
New TES partner The Royal Society has uploaded more than 170 videos for key stage 3-4 pupils. They explain topics
such as the neuroscience of emotions, satnav for surgeons and airport security.