WAR HORSE: Teaching Resources
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WAR HORSE: Teaching Resources

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This resource is designed for students of History, English and Media aged 11-14 but may also be used in PSHEE and Science teaching with pupils aged 9-11. Offering a range of interactivity based on the film, the novel and from the archives of the National Army Museum, these materials give learners an exciting opportunity to develop skills of close reading and analysis. Activities also build students’ awareness of the significance of remembrance and help to develop their knowledge and understanding of how primary sources can inform contemporary filmmaking.
Guide to Baz Luhrmann's Romeo+Juliet: For Students
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Guide to Baz Luhrmann's Romeo+Juliet: For Students

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This complete, printable study guide features activities and background information to support viewing of Romeo+Juliet in English. The guide is part of Film Education's Filming Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet&' resource pack. Further information on the whole pack can be found on our website http://www.filmeducation.org/shakespeare/romeo_juliet.html
Oliver Twist Teaching Guide
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Oliver Twist Teaching Guide

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Resources on the 2005 film adaptation of Oliver twist, exploring the text and the historical background to the novel. Additional activity sheets taken from our free resource DVD Thinking Film, Thinking English: story and genre are also included.
The Railway Children Study Guide
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The Railway Children Study Guide

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BritPix – great British movies for juniors: We have compiled a cluster of resources on screen classics to celebrate Britishness in children’s cinema. Based on the novel by E. Nesbit, The Railway Children is about a middle class family from London who move to a cottage in the country when the father is wrongfully imprisoned subsequently, they fall on hard times.
TOMORROW WHEN THE WAR BEGAN: Resources
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TOMORROW WHEN THE WAR BEGAN: Resources

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This educational site for learners aged 12-16 features teaching materials exploring the film Tomorrow When The War Began. Designed for students of English, media and PSHEE, this resource encourages young people to reflect personally and critically on the characters, relationships and ideas presented in the film. Activities are organised into subject areas using a range of the film's assets and some tasks are designed to be used in conjunction with Film Education&'s Tomorrow When The War Began study clips on DVD available from secondary@filmeducation.org.
Film Education study notes for Brave
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Film Education study notes for Brave

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Study notes on the film designed for use with pupils aged 7–11. The guide features a range of cross-curricular activities linked to the film.primary literacy, geography (Scottish landscapes), history (tenth century AD Britain), personal, social and health education.
Gnomeo and Juliet Study Guide
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Gnomeo and Juliet Study Guide

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BritPix – great British movies for juniors: We have compiled a cluster of resources on screen classics to celebrate Britishness in children’s cinema. In Gnomeo and Juliet, garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between their two families.
Film Education Study Guide for Shakespeare in Love
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Film Education Study Guide for Shakespeare in Love

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This printable study guide pack with resources to accompany study of 'Shakespeare In Love', a film by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard. The film depicts Shakespeare’s creation of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ focuses on the interweaving of fact and fiction, love and marriage in the sixteenth century, writing for stage and screen and the nature of comedy. The film is viewed against a detailed historical look at life, love and entertainment in sixteenth century England.
Film Education materials on Life of Pi
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Film Education materials on Life of Pi

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Designed for students of English aged 16+ and religious studies ages 14+, Film Education's online resource uses film content from the film adaptation of Yan Martell&'s novel Life of Pi to explore ideas about storytelling and concepts of divinity and belief.
Chicken Run Study Guide
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Chicken Run Study Guide

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BritPix – great British movies for juniors: We have compiled a cluster of resources on screen classics to celebrate Britishness in children’s cinema. In Chicken Run, Rocky the rooster (Mel Gibson) and Ginger the chicken (Julia Sawahla) having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the chicken farm where they are held, decide to rebel against the evil Mr and Mrs Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky and Ginger lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers and their farm of doom.
Keats’ poetry and the film Bright Star
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Keats’ poetry and the film Bright Star

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This online educational site for secondary schools and further education colleges features interactive teaching materials exploring the representation of Keats' life and poetry in the film Bright Star. Contextualising this onscreen portrayal with biographical information, literary reviews and Keats&' poetic legacy, this resource is designed for students of English and Literature at GCSE, AS and A2 and equivalent, as well as those embarking on literary study in higher education.
Beauty and the Beast Study Guide
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Beauty and the Beast Study Guide

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Disney animation of the classic fairytale. In Beauty and the Beast, Belle is a girl who is dissatisfied with life in a small provincial French town, constantly trying to fend off the misplaced 'affections' of conceited Gaston. The Beast is a prince who was placed under a spell because he could not love. A wrong turn taken by Maurice, Belle's father, causes the two to meet.
Film Education resources on Frankenweenie
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Film Education resources on Frankenweenie

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Study materials on Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, suitable for 7-11 year olds. The activities cover aspects of art, literacy and science. These resources comprise a teaching plan and a series of activity sheets, with interactive content available on the website.
Film Education Teaching Trailers 2013 resources
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Film Education Teaching Trailers 2013 resources

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Resource featuring activities on trailers for a wide range of 2013’s spring film releases, including the chance to get creative with the interactive ‘make a trailer’ facility. Engaging, curriculum-relevant tasks are suitable for use in English, media and film lessons with students aged 11-18. The website includes further activities and worksheets for the classroom.
Film Education guide to The Secret of Kells
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Film Education guide to The Secret of Kells

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In remote, medieval Ireland, young Brendan embarks on an adventure when a celebrated illuminator called Aiden arrives carrying a book brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan must overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest into the enchanted forest where he meets Aisling, a mysterious young girl. These study notes are suitable for KS2 History, Literacy and Art.
WUTHERING HEIGHTS: Teaching Resources
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WUTHERING HEIGHTS: Teaching Resources

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These materials explore Andrea Arnold’s film and the context of its adaptation from Emily Brontë’s novel, with educational activities suitable both for English Literature students and for students of film and media studies at AS/A2 level and equivalent. The supporting study guide, offers a series of activities examining audience and reader expectations and the process of adaptation, whilst the clip activities offer close viewing tasks on three short scenes.
National Schools Film Week 2012 KS4/5 resources
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National Schools Film Week 2012 KS4/5 resources

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This free, annual event for schools offers a wide programme of films selected in consultation with teachers. The linked resources for this year’s screenings offer a wide range of learning content for the classroom to underpin the cinema visit. The festival enables all schools across the UK to take children to films at cinemas during the school day as part of their curriculum learning. Organised by the charity Film Education, these free screenings which take place during October and November are made possible thanks to the support of the UK film industry.
Film Education Anti-Bullying Week resource
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Film Education Anti-Bullying Week resource

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This resource offers teachers suggestions of suitable films that could be shown and proposes some ways into exploring these film texts in order to empower students to challenge bullying when they see it and to develop understanding about how and why bullying occurs.
MADE IN DAGENHAM: Teaching Resources
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MADE IN DAGENHAM: Teaching Resources

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This educational website for learners aged 15–19 features teaching materials exploring the film Made in Dagenham. This resource is designed for students of citizenship, history, media, film and English GCSE, AS, A2 and equivalent. The teachers' notes offer a comprehensive guide to using the resource
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas: book to film
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas: book to film

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Online resource offering a wide range of activities enabling students to engage with different text types and explore the key messages of this fictional story. Activities focus on stills, clips and marketing materials plus an exclusive interview with author John Boyne. Tasks exercise skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening as students explore the film from a number of angles.