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Citizenship and PHSE

The Bone Sparrow – Author Videos

Zana Fraillon, author of the award-winning book The Bone Sparrow, talks about the book, the themes explored in the text and the context of the book in 2020.   About The Bone Sparrow Perfect for […]

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Find Your Girl Squad – Teacher’s Resources

Find Your Girl Squad is an excellent text for KS2 students in order to examine issues surrounding friendships, values, resilience and bullying.   Written by Dr Angharad Rudkin (a children’s psychologist) and Ruth Fitzgerald (a […]

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Speak – Teacher’s Resources

Speak is an excellent text for KS3 and 4 students to explore topics such as consent, creative writing and English comprehension. The graphic novel edition is also a great way of encouraging visual learners to […]

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Go Big – Teacher’s Notes and Assembly Pack

A secondary school self-help and survival guide – helping readers navigate exams, overcome peer pressure and start building toward their future goals.   Secondary school can seem scary. Corridors are wide, older students look terrifying […]

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Break the Fall – Discussion Questions

Spark debate with your class or book club on survivorship, female solidarity and the importance of using your voice with the sensational new YA novel about one girl’s determination to win gold at the Olympics. […]

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Heartstopper Teaching Notes

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman is a wonderfully sweet LGBTQ+ graphic novel series about Nick and Charlie, two school boys who become friends and fall in love. The series is sweet, funny and sensitively tackles topics […]

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Respect: A Guide to Consent for Kids – Teaching Notes

The perfect introduction to consent for kids and families everywhere.   Consent can be a difficult topic to explain, but it doesn’t need to be confusing.   From setting boundaries, to reflecting on your own […]

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Where the River Runs Gold – Teaching Resources

Extracts, discussion questions and cross-curricular activities for Upper KS2.

Topics: environment, bees, justice, love, family, adventure, creative writing, discussion

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Giraffes Can’t Dance – 20th Anniversary Resources

Celebrate 20 bestselling years of the much-loved family favourite picture book

Topics: Literacy, Citizenship/PSHE, Identity and Self-confidence, KS1

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You Got This – Teacher’s Pack

The ultimate guide to growing up happy, by journalist and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon

Themes: RSHE, mental health, self-esteem, body confidence, age 12+

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You Are Awesome – Free Resources

Build confidence and inspire pupils to reach their full potential.

Topics: Growth mindset, well-being, confidence

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The Bone Sparrow – Teacher’s Notes

To mark the release of The Bone Sparrow in paperback, this resource has been created to support learning for 11-14 year olds.

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