Refugee Week resources

These British Council resources have been developed in collaboration with First News. They support teaching activities during Refugee Week, an annual event which celebrates the positive contributions that refugees have made to the UK.

Sustainable Development Goals

This resource from the British Council challenges you and your students (perhaps working with partner schools) to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals and think of practical solutions to contribute to a more sustainable world.

Migration and Global Learning

This Activity Kit provides information and teaching ideas for Key Stage 2 pupils (ages 7 to 11), and encourages them to think empathetically and more deeply about the topic of migration.

Empire, Faith and War

Empire, Faith and War

Two History schemes of work for Key Stages 2 and 3 that focus in depth on the experiences and contribution of Sikh soldiers from the Indian subcontinent fighting on behalf of the UK during World War I.

Little Worm’s Big Question

Little Worm is the humble but intrepid hero of our tale. Feeling downtrodden and without self-confidence, he embarks on an epic quest to ask each of the animals he meets – what is it that makes them feel special..?

Science and Global Citizenship

This free short guide from Oxfam, produced in partnership with the Association for Science Education, explains the benefits of a global citizenship approach to science and has practical ideas for implementing it in topics such as water, energy and ecosystems.

One Planet City: what makes a brilliant city?

This resource helps schools benefit from lessons learned during one city’s journey towards sustainability. It brings to life the concept of ‘people living happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet’ through fun activities