Shout About… Packs

These free downloadable activity packs from Friends of the Earth were designed to be used in conjunction with their annual ‘shout about’ weeks focusing on climate change – but could in fact be used at any time.

Recovered Histories

This is a cross-curricular resource to encourage community cohesion and citizenship through teaching about enslavement. It provides activities that engage students in the history of Britain and its involvement in the slave trade, the role of ordinary

People of the Great War

This educational resource was produced to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War. It aims to show how the war of 1914-1918 changed the lives of ordinary people and shaped the modern world.

Picture my World

Picture my World is a website for primary children produced by the Catholic aid charity CAFOD. It is packed full of photographs taken by children in the UK, Cambodia and Rwanda and also has lots of fun games and stories and film clips

CAFOD Secondary resources website

CAFOD Secondary resources website

This website from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities, case studies and schemes of work. Suitable for KS3 to post-16.

UNEP Grid Arendal Maps and Graphics Library

This is the website of an ongoing United Nations Environment Programme project to collect and catalogue maps and graphical images relating to environment and sustainable development. Topics include poverty and the environment, water, climate change,

CAFOD Fairtrade Activities (Primary)

CAFOD Fairtrade Activities (Primary)

The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has developed a range of primary school teaching resources which highlight and explain the issues of fair and unfair trade for producers around the world.

Meet Zogg – book and video

This charming big book, with beautiful illustrations, tells the story of Zogg, an alien from a planet made only from other people’s rubbish. He thought Earth looked beautiful with its sparkling oceans and thick forests – and decided to visit.

Climate Choices – Children’s Voices

What is climate change? What causes it? What can I do? These are all questions that are explored on this website from Practical Action. The practical classroom activities present the issues in an easy-to-follow format, which will engage pupils in the questions and help them to make informed responses to the issues.

Children’s Rights: A teacher’s guide

This guide will support any teacher looking to educate children on their universal rights. It has a straightforward guide to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and explains where each of the rights fits into the UK curriculum.