Primary teaching resources
Our free, easy-to-use teaching resources help children aged 5 to 11 to look at the world from a humanitarian point of view.
These curriculum-linked activities, sessions and teaching packages are ideal for PSHE, Citizenship, English, Art, Geography and informal learning time. They help primary learners develop empathy with others, learn to help others, develop their resilience and gain many other life skills.
Age: 7-11, 11-14
Type: Lesson plan, images
Activities to help learners consider identity, belonging and the impact stigma can have on refugee and migrant communities.
Type: Lesson plan, audio
Subjects: English, History
Look at Princess Elizabeth’s speech from 1940 on kindness and sympathy to explore the topic of refugees.
Type: Lesson planning
Subjects: Cross-curricular, Tutor time
Key dates and awareness days to help plan your lessons.
Type: Lesson plan
A guide for primary teachers about how to support and talk to children about distressing events they hear about in the news.
Type: Teaching package, images, videos
Subjects: Geography, PSHE
Help children understand, cope with and respond to weather-related emergencies that could take place in their community.
Type: Lesson plan, video
A lesson plan about humanity and what it is that makes us human.
Type: Quick activity
Teaching ideas which help learners explore the phonetic alphabet, as used by the International Civil Aviation Authority.
Type: Lesson plan
Subjects: PSHE, Geography
Introduce young learners to the concept of emergencies and being prepared.
Type: Teaching package, film
Help children explore the impact of World War One on those affected through a series of curriculum-linked lesson plans.
Talking about terrorist attacks with students
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