Spotlight on ... Knife crime

12th October 2012 at 01:00
Try these resources to show pupils the consequences of carrying a knife

Doing time

Pupils become school police and must decide the punishment for breaking different rules, from carrying a knife to chewing gum and stealing a bike. This lesson highlights how serious knife crime is. bit.lyCrimeTime

How will it end?

An interactive video about a teenage boy who is deciding whether to take a knife out with him or leave it at home. Pupils make choices for him at different points in the story. Finish with an extended writing task that encourages pupils to reflect on their choices.


Game over

This hard-hitting booklet, containing a survey, poetry writing and case studies, can help to convince pupils that the consequences of carrying a knife are serious.


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