Ideas for International Women's Day

Top primary and secondary resource picks to explore and celebrate the achievements of women across the globe on International Women's Day

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Celebrate the achievements of women around the world on International Women's Day

Coinciding with Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day is a global celebration observed on 8 March every year. It is an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, as well as highlight those areas where action is still needed to bring about equality.

Spread the word among your pupils with this selection of hand-picked resources for both primary and secondary students.

Whole-school resources

Women's rights are human rights
ActionAidSchoolsTeam

Women's rights are human rights

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Our Key Stage 2-4 PowerPoint and infographics poster will help pupils to understand how taking away a person s rights impacts on their life and on their community. The resources explore how statistics relate to the real world, using the stories of women and men who are working towards gender ...
International Women's Day
BritannicaDigitalLearning

International Women's Day

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Download these great resources to aid you in creating brilliant lessons to teach the importance of International Women's Day. These resources include a quiz, crossword and an in-depth timeline of some of the most influential women in history. http://spotlight.britannica.co.uk/IWD/
International Women's Day assembly 7-11: The Bechdel test in films
IntoFilm

International Women's Day assembly 7-11: The Bechdel test in films

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Diversity on film is a key topic in the film industry and this assembly is aimed at helping young people to discuss the representation of female characters on film using the Bechdel test as a framework. The Bechdel test is used in this assembly as a fun way of analysing how women are represented on ...
The Woman who invented series of posters
David Willmot

The Woman who invented series of posters

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These 8 posters were put together to promote womens role in developing technology. 8 women who invented different things. A3 Portrait posters (you could Print them A2 if you like, but I don't know how well that would work) Basically, I needed to have some examples when girls would say that Tech...

Primary resources

International Women's Day Assembly - Women's History Month
Blossoming Minds

International Women's Day Assembly - Women's History Month

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This resource includes an assembly plan and 19 slide PowerPoint to use for Women's History Month or International Women's Day on 8th March. No further preparation needed. The assembly is suitable to use with KS2 or secondary aged children. The slideshow provides the opportunity to discuss wh...
Women's History Growing Bundle
YvonneCrawford

Women's History Growing Bundle

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Women's History has 108 pages filled with biographies of 23 famous women in the present and in the past. This packet is a growing packet. MORE women will be added to it. If you have suggestions, email me at ybatot@yahoo.com and I'll add them as soon as possible. Your students will learn about 2...

Secondary resources

International Women's week celebration
phull03

International Women's week celebration

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Here is a PowerPoint to celebrate International Women's week. It can be used with KS3 or KS4 and can be adapted to make it subject specific. This is a PowerPoint to encourage women to stay in maths & science. I have done it for 3 lessons long. Adapt if necessary.
Women in History Quiz
helenpot

Women in History Quiz

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I used this for tutor time with Yr10 group. Good to promote International Women's Day which has just passed (8th March).
International Women's Day
EC Resources

International Women's Day

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Easy to use 4 page reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions, created for upcoming International Women's Day. It can be used in form time as part of a whole-school literacy focus, in English lessons for KS3 or as a language analysis / comprehension activity for GCSE ...