Respecting Rights

This assembly introduces the idea of human rights, and the rights of children, starting by looking at the agreements we make that shape the way we behave at school and at home. To some extent it assumes that your school has some form of negotiated

Thinking Rights

Thinking Rights

What happens when rights seem to conflict? This resource from UNICEF UK builds on pupils’ previous experience of working on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It encourages young people to develop concepts and skills that will improve their thinking about the nature of human rights.

Helping Prisca – basic needs and sustainable help

Helping Prisca

A collection of three lessons that explore comparisons between the UK and Kenya, basic needs (and wants) and different ways to help people in Africa. These lessons are all written for the Geography and Citizenship curriculum – living in a diverse world.

Schools in Zimbabwe

Schools in Zimbabwe

Find out what a normal day is like for a child in Zimbabwe. This lesson introduces a simple ‘day in the life’ of rural children in Zimbabwe. You can explore similarities and differences with your own pupils’ days.

Problem solving lesson set in an orphan household in Uganda

Matia's tough choice

This lesson takes the story of Matia and shows the realities for a group of orphans in Uganda. Pupils are asked to empathise with the orphans’ dilemma and discuss what choice they should make using the scenarios and facts given to them

African Walk on Wednesday – Walk to School

African Walk to School

This Walk on Wednesday, why not do something different to motivate your pupils and help them be healthy and learn about Africa while they walk? You’ll be joining in with the thousands of children across Africa who walk to school every day.

Promoting student participation in school linking projects

This toolkit has been developed by the charity Plan UK to support schools that take part in Plan’s school linking projects – but it’s really useful for any school involved in school partnerships or wanting to improve pupil voice in their school. Starting from a rights-based approach, the toolkit offers advice for both primary and […]

Twenty One Assemblies for Primary Schools

This set of 21 assembly plans focuses on child rights and special days of the year, such as World Refugee Day, International Day of Disabled Persons, and World Health Day. Each assembly features stories from children around the world and includes

Pocket Book of Children’s Rights

This colourfully illustrated booklet helps children learn about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child by using great pictures and child-friendly language.

Fair Play

Tom Palmer is an author who brings sport (mainly football) into his children’s books. This Fair Play pack is based on Tom’s trip to Ghana where he was doing research for one of his books, Foul Play 3: Off Side – which is a detective story exploring