Key Stage 2 Teaching Resources

Syria: Children in Conflict

Encourage your pupils to compare and contrast their lives with that of Israa, a 13-year-old Syrian refugee, living in Zaatari Refugee Camp, northern Jordan. Discover what life was like before and after the civil war started and write newspaper articles or blog posts about Israa's story.

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Village Life in Chembakolli - slideshows

Introduce your pupils to what village life is like in and around Chembakolli and nearby Gudalur with our much loved slideshows. Find out what jobs people have, what school is like and the types of animals that live nearby.

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Brazil World Cup 2014 – teaching resources

Discover the country that hosted the 2014 World Cup and find out how it’s affected the lives of ordinary Brazilians. The resources question the cost of the World Cup and ask classes to consider the pros and cons for Brazil of hosting. This colourful bumper pack features case studies, lesson ideas, posters, quizzes and more.

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Haiti Earthquake 2010 – assembly

2010 saw one of the poorest countries in the world hit by its biggest earthquake in 200 years. This PowerPoint and accompanying PDF present background information on the country and its crisis in a visual and engaging way. Suitable for use in Key Stage 2 and 3 assemblies or lessons.

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Christmas Cards - templates

Celebrate Christmas with ActionAid! Our two Christmas card templates are a great way to show your support while involving your class in a festive creative project. One template has a beautiful peacock design that pupils can decorate, the other is blank for their own designs. Suitable for all key stages.

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Fundraising Ideas

Looking for some fundraising inspiration? Our colourful fundraising ideas posters are packed with inspiration for raising money for ActionAid at your school. From dance-a-thons to sponsored events, there’s something for everyone.

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Chembakolli: Toys and Games - PowerPoint

Let your class experience playtime in Chembakolli, a remote Adivasi (or tribal) community in the Nilgiri district of south India. Designed for Key Stage 2, this vibrant PowerPoint reveals the toys and games of Chembakolli children. It asks pupils to reflect on similarities and differences with their own playtime favourites.

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