Brighten Up day

These resources from CAFOD help pupils to understand that poverty stops people from living life to the full. CAFOD works with communities around the world to end poverty and build a brighter world.

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.

Amnesty International Resource for Special Schools

Two lesson plans which introduce students to concepts of fairness and unfairness, the human right of freedom of expression and Amnesty’s work in this area. Developed in consultation with teachers working in Special Schools.

Oxfam Water Week for Schools resources

Oxfam Water Week for Schools provides opportunities for young people to learn and think critically about water issues, before taking informed and meaningful action.

Diversity for Students with Severe Learning Difficulties

This course on diversity is designed for use with special needs students, particularly those with severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Activities are accessible for students with some, little, or no written or