Secondary teaching resources

Our free teaching resources help young people aged 11 to 19 to examine the world around them from a humanitarian perspective and learn about topics related to the work of the Red Cross.

These curriculum-linked activities, session plans and teaching packages are ideal for subjects such as PSHE, Citizenship, Geography, History and informal learning time. Learners gain new perspectives, develop new life skills and develop understanding, values and critical thinking.


Four young people, two boys and two girls, hugging and laughing in a large theatre rehearsal room

Age: 12 - 18

Type:

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time, Citizenship

Educate young people (12-18) on the loneliness felt by refugees during the pandemic and what they can do to help

  • Refugees and migration
Dad and son learning at a desk at home

Age: 5-14

Type: Quick activity

Subjects: PSHE

A free kindness learning pack including activities around kindness, coping, recognising feelings and learning new skills.

  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
Character designs v3

Age: 7-18

Type:

Subjects: PSHE, Citizenship, Tutor time

Curriculum linked resources with activities for primary and secondary learners about loneliness and feeling lonely

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
WEB - Black History is British History

Age: 11-18

Type: Quick activity

Subjects: Citizenship

Black History Month takes place every October in the UK. Use this activity with secondary school students to discover some exceptional Black British humanitarians.

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness
Students returning to school

Age: 5-18

Type:

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time

Activities to record your journey back to better, to resilience and recovery

  • Kindness
  • Disasters and emergencies
RS25451_Red Cross063-scr (1)

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE

Activities linked to video animation designed to improve wellbeing, help manage stress and understand helpful resources

  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
RS25494_billy exercise 4-scr web (1)

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE

Activities linked to video animation designed to improve wellbeing, loneliness and anxiety.

  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
Young people talking about experiences to camera

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: Citizenship, PSHE

Resources for children and young people for home learning, using the experiences of other young people aimed at building empathy, understanding and resilience through storytelling.

  • Kindness
  • Refugees and migration
  • Home learning resources
Children talking to their dad about the kindness calendar

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Keep children and young people entertained during the summer holidays with the summer of kindness calendar.

  • Kindness