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.


WEB - Black History is British History

Age: 11-18

Type: Quick activity

Subjects: Citizenship

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

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness
RS25478_angel colouring 12 (1)

Age: 5-18

Type:

Subjects: Tutor time, PSHE

Activities for young people to build resilience and future readiness

  • Kindness
  • Disasters and emergencies
Changes and challenges

Age: 5-18

Type:

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time

Activities to support young people with their wellbeing and help them build resilience

  • Kindness
  • Disasters and emergencies
Back to School Resource (1)

Age: 5-18

Type:

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time

Wellbeing activities for recovery and back to school

  • Kindness
  • Disasters and emergencies
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
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
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
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
Father and child talking to each other

Age: 3-18

Type: Guidance and activities

Subjects: Citizenship

A free primary and secondary teaching resource about how to support and talk to children and young people about race, racism and anti-racism.

  • Kindness
  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross