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.


Image of little girl holding a British Red Cross branded folder entitled 'My kind acts', and smiling.

Age: 7 - 18

Type: Quick activity

Subjects: PSHE

A range of kindness activities including a kindness calendar to help 7-18 year olds cope during the coronavirus emergency.

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness
First World War Volunteers

Age: 11 - 16

Type: Teaching package

Subjects: Citizenship, History

Teaching package of activities using the unique British Red Cross digitised volunteer archive and photographs, case studies and letters from the war.

  • Conflict