Ditch the Dirt

Ditch the Dirt is an exciting new STEM challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years. It enables pupils to investigate ways of making dirty water cleaner through sieving and filtering and can also be used to explore ways of making water safe to drink.

Fairtrade Schools Award

There are lots of reasons why you should want your school to gain Fairtrade School status. First of all, you’ll be helping more than five million people – farmers, workers and their families – in developing countries to get a better deal.

Gapminder

This useful website presents development information in an easily accessible format, and would be ideal research material for upper secondary Geography or Economics pupils. The site includes statistics from the United Nations Human Development Report

CAFOD Primary resources website

CAFOD Primary Schools 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 and stories suitable for using with different age groups.

Rights Respecting Schools Award

UNICEF’s Rights Respecting School Award encourages schools to use the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as the basis for enhancing teaching, learning, ethos, attitudes and behaviour. The scheme started in 2004 and is running in 4,000 primary and secondary schools in the UK.

British Council International School Award

The British Council International School Award supports schools around the UK with embedding international learning into their curricula. The award provides a framework to help schools develop an international dimension.