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.

bit.lyNoKnife

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.

bit.lyKnifeCrime.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now