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.


safe learning environment

Age: 5-19

Type: Teacher briefing

Subjects: PSHE, Citizenship

Create a safe and inclusive learning environment that support your pupils to explore sensitive or challenging content in engaging and safe ways.

  • Conflict
  • Disasters and emergencies
  • First aid and the bystander effect
People help a man with a heavy bleed.

Age: 11-19

Type: Lesson plan, Newsthink

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time

Look at different aspects of knife crime, including ways to avoid conflict and first aid for a heavy bleed.

  • First aid and the bystander effect
  • Newsthink