The Right Start

The Right Start is the first in the series of Lift Off materials, which have been developed for use in the primary school classroom to promote understanding and respect for human rights. It has been written for 4-7-year-old children by a team of expe

Sadako’s Cranes for Peace

This resource from CND tells the story of Sadako Sasaki, a girl from Hiroshima who developed leukaemia as a result of radiation from the nuclear bomb in August 1945. When she was hospitalised, she began to fold 1,000 paper cranes to express her hopes

Let Us Die Like Brothers

On 21 February 1917 the troopship SS Mendi was carrying the final contingent of black recruits, the South African Native Labour Corps, across the English Channel to serve in France. Struck by another ship, the Mendi sank and more than 600 of the 800

Remember Me

This website for upper primary and lower secondary from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission explains why it was set up, examines the work it does today and looks at the impact of war on individuals, families, communities and society in general.

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