Story Museum teaching resources

The Story Museum

These inspiring films and lesson plans tell unique stories, based on true events, about some of the animals caught up the First World War, including a koala, an elephant and a camel!

Why numbers matter

Kate Brown, Head of Programmes at Think Global, explores why numbers matter in teaching about our interconnected world.

A day with Musa

This colourful book from CAFOD is aimed at Early Years and Key Stage 1 (ages 4-7). It follows a typical day in the life of Bangladeshi schoolboy Musa. With colourful images, the story looks at the beauty and vibrancy of life in Bangladesh.

Ethical Purchasing Guidance for Schools & Colleges

This free guidance document will assist schools and colleges with ‘Ethical Purchasing’. It has been developed by the Centre for Global Education York together with the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation.

Silent Forests

This website provides background information about the impact of the bushmeat trade in West and Central Africa. Bushmeat – meat from wild animals – is a regular source of food and income for many of West and Central Africa’s poorest inhabitants, but

Science, Ethics and Animals

This free interactive resource from RSPCA Education is linked to GCSE science. It has two main activities designed to stimulate ethical debate and scientific research, and get students thinking about the way we interact with, value and use animals in

Issues Series

A series of photocopiable resource books which aim to “improve awareness of today’s social issues”. Each one covers a variety of different opinions on the subject in question, drawing information from a wide range of sources.

TrueTube

TrueTube is a free online resource for schools providing a platform for debate on social, ethical and political issues. It is aimed at RE, PSHE and Citizenship at Key Stages 3 and 4. Short video clips encourage young people to think, discuss and enga

Farm Animals & Us

The materials in this pack raise awareness of the need for humane and sustainable farming, and explore existing problems with the treatment of farm animals. It contains detailed lesson plans, teacher’s notes, and ideas for classroom discussion.