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I create dynamic PSHE schemes of work that are easy-to-use and can be taught by any practitioner.

I create dynamic PSHE schemes of work that are easy-to-use and can be taught by any practitioner.
Mental Health and Wellbeing PSHE Scheme of Work
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Mental Health and Wellbeing PSHE Scheme of Work

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This six week scheme of work focuses on Mental Health and Wellbeing and is suitable for KS3, KS4 or KS5 in PSHE or form time. The lessons are easy to follow and simple to deliver, and include PowerPoints, handouts, resources and homework. The focus of the scheme is discussion and understanding and the lessons contain a mix of starters, worksheets and videos to help navigate complicated subject matter. At the end of the scheme, students are asked to assess their own learning and show understanding through a roundup activity. Lesson 1: Mental Wellbeing Lesson 2 Anxiety and Depression Lesson 3: Anger and Stress Lesson 4: Coping Techniques Lesson 5: A Healthier You Lesson 6: Supporting Friends Lesson 1 serves as a general introduction to mental wellbeing by defining key terms, looking at forms of mental health difficulties and their meanings, and considering ways we might keep mentally well. Homework is to put a fact file together on a celebrity who has faced mental health challenges. Lesson 2 focuses on anxiety and depression, prompting discussion about the difference between normal feelings and mental health challenges, learning to spot the signs of mental health difficulties in ourselves and others, and thinking about how we already manage our mental wellbeing. Lesson 3 allows students to get to grips with anger and stress through exploring what healthy emotional responses might look like. There are self-evaluation worksheets that ask students to productively think about methods of calming down and bettering their response to difficulties. Lesson 4 asks students to consider coping techniques. As well as diving into the meaning of self-care, there is a section on harm minimisation explaining how to reduce the risks involved with self-harm and suicidal thoughts. National mental health charities are also signposted. Lesson 5 looks at the steps we can take to lead healthier lives. Thinking through the basics of healthy living, the lesson builds in a chance for the students to synthesise their learning through practicing strategies such as meditation and colouring. Homework is to keep a self-care diary. Lesson 6 unpacks how we can support our friends, with focuses on men’s mental health and stigma in different communities. A largely discussion and video-based lesson, there is a worksheet at the end for students to evaluate their learning.
Black Lives Matter PSHE Scheme of Work
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Black Lives Matter PSHE Scheme of Work

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This six week scheme of work focuses on Black Lives Matter in Britain and is suitable for KS3, KS4 or KS5 in PSHE or form time. The lessons are easy to follow and simple to deliver, and include PowerPoints, handouts, resources and homework. The focus of the scheme is discussion and understanding and the lessons contain a mix of starters, worksheets and videos to help navigate complicated subject matter. At the end of the scheme, students are asked to assess their own learning and show understanding through a roundup activity. Lesson 1: Black History Lesson 2 BLM Lesson 3: Black Music Lesson 4: Black Film Lesson 5: Black Literature Lesson 6: Anti-Racism and Solidarity Lesson 1 serves as a general introduction to black history in the United Kingdom, asking students to make predictions about when certain historical events occurred and then running through a timeline of key milestones. There are in-depth focuses on black Tudors, the slave trade, WW2 and the Brixton Uprisings. Lesson 2 focuses on BLM by defining key terms, prompting discussion about why BLM is necessary in the UK, clearing up common misconceptions and watching videos that highlight trans voices. Homework is a comprehension worksheet on racism in the UK. Lesson 3 allows students to get to grips with black music, exploring the different genres that black artists have helped create and shape. Alongside the next two lessons, there are lots of recommendations for music, books, film and television that students can enjoy. Lesson 4 asks students to consider black filmmaking. As well as showing positive depictions of black life in cinema, the lesson questions why it is important that we see black representation on screen. There is a homework task to create a fact file on a black director or filmmaker. Lesson 5 traces black literature in the UK, exploring the work of authors like Malorie Blackman and Kayo Chingonyi. There are multiple worksheets included focusing on Noughts & Crosses and the creation of blackout poetry. Lesson 6 unpacks anti-racism and solidarity, exploring how students can become engaged citizens and support their black peers. Students are asked to evaluate their learning at the end of the lesson, as well as provide answers to prove this.
LGBTQ+ PSHE Scheme of Work
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LGBTQ+ PSHE Scheme of Work

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This six week scheme of work focuses on LGBTQ+ identity and is suitable for KS3, KS4 or KS5 in PSHE or form time. The lessons are easy to follow and simple to deliver, and include PowerPoints, handouts, resources and homework. The focus of the scheme is discussion and understanding and the lessons contain a mix of starters, worksheets and videos to help navigate complicated subject matter. At the end of the scheme, students are asked to assess their own learning and show understanding through a roundup activity. Lesson 1: What is LGBTQ+? Lesson 2 Trans and Non-Binary Lesson 3: Challenging Prejudice Lesson 4: Coming Out Lesson 5: LGBTQ+ History Lesson 6: The Plus Lesson 1 serves as a general introduction to LGBTQ+ by defining key terms, looking at different flags and their meanings, discussing who in our lives is LGBTQ+ and thinking about LGBTQ+ celebrities. Homework is focused on Pride as a means of busting common misconceptions about the event. Lesson 2 focuses on trans and non-binary identities by defining key terms, prompting discussion about how we might support trans friends at school, clearing up common misconceptions and watching videos that highlight trans voices. Lesson 3 allows students to get to grips with challenging prejudice, explaining what homophobia an transphobia are, analysing the different kinds of bullying, and asking the class what they can do to support their LGBTQ+ peers. There are lots of recommendations for books, film and television that students can enjoy included. Lesson 4 asks students to consider Coming Out. As well as showing positive depictions of LGBTQ+ people who have come out, the lesson stresses that it is important to come out when you are safe and ready. There is a worksheet analysing an extract from the book* Love, Simon* and multiple class discussions. Lesson 5 traces LGBTQ+ history in the United Kingdom, asking students to make predictions about when certain historical events occurred and then running through a timeline of key milestones. There are in-depth focuses on the impact of the Stonewall Riots and HIV. Homework is to complete a fact file on Marsha P. Johnson. Lesson 6 unpacks the plus in LGBTQ+, looking at gender dysphoria, pronouns and intersex people, with a range of video resources included to help navigate complicated discussions. Students are asked to evaluate their learning at the end of the lesson, as well as provide answers to prove this.
Jekyll and Hyde Revision Pack
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Jekyll and Hyde Revision Pack

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This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the Jekyll and Hyde GCSE (tailored to Edexcel, but the information is widely applicable). This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their Jekyll and Hyde exam. This pack includes: Key Character List and Key Terms List (Slide 3-4) Key Context Grid (Slide 5-6): A breakdown of The Gentleman, Manners and Etiquette, Victorian London, and Science and Experimentation, as well at Stevenson’s core message to the reader regarding each of these pieces of context. Key Themes Grid (Slide 7-8): A breakdown of the key themes in the novel, key details of where these appear in the play, and a selection of linked quotes for each theme. Model Answers for Question A and Question B: Modelled yet achievable high-level answers for Question A and Question B, as well as a step-by-step breakdown of how to answer these questions.
Macbeth Revision Pack
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Macbeth Revision Pack

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This is a condensed revision pack that covers all of the key material needed to succeed in the Macbeth GCSE (tailored to Edexcel, but the information is widely applicable). This pack will walk students step-by-step through what they need to do to revise for their Macbeth exam. This pack includes: Key Character List and Key Terms List (Slide 3-4) Key Context Grid (Slide 5-6): A breakdown of King James I, The Gunpowder Plot, The Divine Right of Kings, The Great Chain of Being, and Witchcraft, as well as what Shakespeare’s core message is to the audience regarding each of these pieces of context. Key Themes Grid (Slide 7-9): A breakdown of the key themes in the play, key details of where these appear in the play, and a selection of linked quotes for each theme. Model Answers for Question A and Question B: Modelled yet achievable high-level answers for Question A and Question B, as well as a step-by-step breakdown of how to answer these questions.
Macbeth Context and Themes Pack
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Macbeth Context and Themes Pack

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This eight lesson scheme of work focuses on the Key Themes of Macbeth and is suitable for KS4 or KS5. The lessons are easy to follow and simple to deliver, and include PowerPoints, printable handouts, resources, and four lots of homework. The focus of the scheme is learning and revising the political and social context of Macbeth, as well as the key themes of the play. Lesson 1: Structure of the Play Lesson 2 Political Context of Macbeth Lesson 3: Social Context of Macbeth Lesson 4: Kingship and Loyalty Lesson 5: The Supernatural and Appearances vs Reality Lesson 6: Gender and Ambition Lesson 7: Guilt and Madness Lesson 8: Power and Fate vs Fortune Homework: Four flashcard making exercises, based on the lessons. Lesson 1: Serves as a general introduction to the play by defining key terms, giving an overview of the structure, and providing a summary of each act. Students are asked to summarise each act, learn key quotes, and then link these quotes to the main themes of the play. Lesson 2: Focuses on the political context of Macbeth. Students learn about King James I, Bonfire Night, Macbeth and Monarchy, and Macbeth and Equivocation. A handout allows students to keep track of the key information, how this links to Macbeth, and key quotes relevant to each piece of context. Students are asked to summarise learning at end of lesson throught structured task. Lesson 3: Focuses on the social context of Macbeth. Students learn about The Globe, Witchcraft, and Gender. A handout allows students to keep track of the key information, how this links to Macbeth, and key quotes relevant to each piece of context. Students are asked to summarise learning at end of lesson throught structured task. Lesson 4: Summarises the place of Kingship and Loyalty in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A revision clock is included. Lesson 5: Summarises the place of The Supernatural and Appearances vs Reality in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A breakdown worksheet and revision clock are included. Lesson 6: Summarises the place of Gender and Ambition in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A breakdown worksheet and revision clock are included. Lesson 7: Summarises the place of Guilt and Madness in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A breakdown worksheet and revision clock are included. Lesson 7: Summarises the place of Power and Fate vs Fortune in the play by providing students with an overview of the key context, key quotes, and key scenes related to this theme. A breakdown worksheet and revision clock are included.