A number of sample lessons and activities ideas are set out below. They can be accessed for free via the TES Resources Bank with a TES login. Click on each panel below to access a resource.
This lesson uses eating “catfood” to explore peer pressure with the class in relation to unsafe substances.
This is a lesson plan sample. It originated from a scheme of work I developed for a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Project. The Project involved developing emotional intelligence and resilience.
This is an incredibly powerful lesson that really gets students thinking about what it might mean to be a refugee or asylum seeker.
Be warned: some students may get upset (especially if they have experienced loss). Please carefully prepare the activity to manage this.
This resource was written for Sense CDs and is uploaded with their permission.
There are many different starter, main and extension activities for covering sexual orientation and homophobia within your lessons
This activity is suitable for a secondary Science or PSHE lessons exploring the spread of disease including STIs. It is a simple but very effective lesson to do and you don’t need to be a science teacher or have a specialist science classroom (so long as you follow school and Health and Safety protocols) to deliver it.
Students will see how far a disease spreads within the classroom and look at ways of reducing its spread. It is a particularly effective lesson when looking at HIV for World AIDS day.
A match-up activity. Students have to match an excuse for not using a condom with a possible suggested response. Aim is for young people to feel empowered if they ever are faced with negotiating condom use.
Fun circus of activities exploring some of the limits of condoms. Can be completed in science, PSHE or D&T lessons.
Worksheet to explore ways in which condoms can fail. Can also be used in conjunction with the "Condom Olympics" activity.
This is a teacher resource to help tackle the issue of sexualised media including pornography.
The document also references the two main commercially available educational resources dealing with pornography and provdes links to training courses and further reading.
It is a collaborative working document and will be updated as we go along so if you have any ideas or resources you want to share please do!
This provides parents with ten tips to aid talking about sex and relationships with their child. It also includes links to further resources that may help them. It can be used as a handout for an information event on PSHE or as part of a letter home.
A behaviour management strategy tool for teachers to use. Particularly effective for last session on a Friday and students respond really well to it!