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Refugees: In their own words

Suitable for lessons in geography, citizenship and English, these secondary school resources on the refugee crisis will help your students to understand the lives and experiences of refugees as they tell their own stories, in their own words.

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KS2 Childhood in Rio de Janeiro

Help your Key Stage 2 class to experience a day in the life of a Brazilian child as twins Samir and Samira let you into their world, where everything from going to school to riding your bike is just a little bit different. Encourage your pupils to think about the similarities and differences between their lives and those of children on the other side of the world. Also available for KS1.

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KS2 What is Rio de Janeiro like?

Can your class use the adjectives on their worksheets to describe the incredible pictures included in your photoset? Use our photos of Rio de Janeiro and accompanying Key Stage 2 activities to answer questions such as: 'Where is Rio?' and 'What is Rio like?'. Also available for KS1.

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KS1 Childhood in Rio de Janeiro

Help your Key Stage 1 class experience a day in the life of a Brazilian child as twins Samir and Samira let you into their world, where everything from going to school to riding your bike is a little bit different. Explore the twins home in Maré favela and encourage your pupils to think about the similarities and differences between their lives and those of Samir and Samira. Also available for KS2.

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KS1 What is Rio de Janeiro like?

Can your class use the adjectives on their worksheets to describe the incredible pictures included in your photoset? Use our photos of Rio de Janeiro and accompanying Key Stage 1 activities to answer questions such as: 'Where is Rio?' and 'What is Rio like?'. Also available for KS2.

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The children who saved their school

Use this incredible, true story to give literacy lessons an inspirational lift.  Along with reading, writing, spelling and creative activities, three homemade videos tell the story of the children who fought to stop their school closing down, and won!

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Education is a girl's right

Inspire your class with these stories of girls fighting for their right to education. Download these great posters including the stories of Fozia and Sadia from Pakistan who have both fought to return to education following a long absence.

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Water teaching resources

With lessons for KS1, KS2 and KS3 classes, these resources get pupils thinking about the need for clean water as well as water usage in their school and their own lives. Using case studies and a photopack, pupils meet six-year-old Helena and learn how newly built water and sanitation facilities improved education in a school in Sierra Leone.

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Chembakolli: The complete package

Discover the famous village of Chembakolli, India with our complete set of resources for primary schools. With resources on Chembakolli schools, housing, transport and of course their Fairtrade tea, this package is all a KS1 or KS2 class could need.

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What do plants need to grow?

Allow Ramotili, a 12-year-old farmer from Lesotho, to show your class what plants need to grow. This set of resources is aimed at teachers delivering KS2 geography and science and could work either as project on Lesotho, its people, geography and food, or as a set of stand-alone activities. 

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