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Body Image

Resources, guidance and articles

Being Me - Newsround has made a special programme called Being Me, exploring what kids think about their body image.


Teacher Guidance - Key standards in teaching about body image. Guidance developed by PSHE Association and funded by the Government Equalities Office

BBC News - Pressure to look perfect hits girls' confidence, say Guides.



MediaSmart - Body Image and Advertising - Some great teaching resources and lesson plans on body image. Also includes a section for young people and a section for parents.

Media Smart Parent Guide 2015

Media Smart Body Image and Advertising - Teachers' Notes

You can also use the TV adverts in MediaSmart UK's youtube playlist

If you do wish to use the case studies, please ensure that your school or educational institution has a valid Educational Recording Agency licence.